Rapid Fire 2010-12-13: Russian MANPADS for Venezuela

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* UN arms data shows that Russia delivered over 1,800 shoulder-fire anti-aircraft missiles (MANPADS) to Venezuela in 2009. * Italian C-27J light tactical transports will be fitted with jamming equipment and ground-penetrating radar for the anti land-mine role. The USA’s larger EC-130H “Compass Call” Hercules aircraft can act in a similar jamming role, but lack […]

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