Russian Strikes Drive Ukrainian Calls For Integrated Air Defense

AIM-120 Amraam

The AIM-120 Amraam is common to European air forces. NATO nations could supply hundreds of ready-to-fire missiles for Ukraine’s Nasams batteries.

Credit: Norwegian Defense Ministry
After waves of recent devastating cruise and ballistic-missile and loitering-munition strikes against Ukraine’s cities, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy hopes the arrival of advanced Western air defense systems can help close his country’s skies to Russian strikes. Russian cruise and ballistic missiles...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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