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Polygon Military Magazine

Polygon Military Magazine

Developed by Roketsan and Aselsan, Turkey’s first domestic and national Air Defence Missile System HİSAR-A has successfully hit a high-speed target plane at long range. President of Defence Industries Prof. Dr. İsmail DEMİR has announced the news from his social media account, stating that HİSAR-A will go into mass production. Roketsan and Aselsan conducted missile-firing...

Ukroboronprom enterprises Research and Production Complex “Iskra” presented in February of this year innovative 1L221E Counterbattery Radar that can be used for both surveillance and detecting enemy and friendly artillery. Technical peculiarities of the radar allows detecting classes of shooting systems (mortars, artillery, tactical missiles), determine impact points...

The spectacular moment of the launch can be seen in the video from different positions, and it is really impressive: picturesque views of the Black Sea, fire and smoke from the projectiles, mastery of the troops and precise functioning of the war machines makes this exercise perfect. A video published by Zvezda, the official TV channel of the Russian Ministry of Defence,...

First shipment of Russian S-400 Triumph (SA-21 Growler) missile defense system hardware to Ankara started on Friday, Turkey’s National Defense Ministry said. “First batch of equipment of S-400 missile defense system, which is procured to meet Turkey’s air and missile defense need, has started to arrive at Murted Air Base in Ankara as of July 12, 2019. Procurement...

Pakistan conducted successful training launch of surface to surface ballistic missile Shaheen-II. The training launch was aimed at ensuring operational readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command, told ISPR. Shaheen-II Missile is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads upto a range of 1,500 kilometers. Shaheen-II is a highly capable missile which meets...

Field trials of the new Ukrainian artillery reconnaissance system have been completed, the UkrOboronprom has announced on 8 April. Iskra Scientific Production Complex producted new 1L220UK has a larger antenna and can detect guns at 28 km, mortars at 30 km and rockets at 55 – 80 km depending on their size, and locate targets. 1L220UK Counterbattery Radar can be used...

April 4, the modernized “Vilkha-M” long range missile system has been tested, with its missiles being capable of striking the target almost twice as long as those that are currently on armament of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. This was reported by Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov reminded that last year, the...

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko took part in the testing of Bayraktar combat UAV of Turkish production. “According to its characteristics, this drone is one of the best. Bayraktar beat the world record in the class of tactical medium-sized unmanned aerial vehicles for the duration of the flight, staying aloft for more than a day at an altitude of eight kilometers....

UkrOboronProm, has unveiled an improved version of the T-64 main battle tank. On 11 February, the UkrOboronProm has released footage shows a new version of T-64 main battle tank, that was developed by the UOP SE Kharkiv Armored Plant. The Ukrainian State Concern UkrOboronProm released video of a demonstration of running and firing capabilities of a new version of T-64...

At the end of 2018, MBDA successfully demonstrated the use of the Mistral missile against fast boats such as FIACs (Fast Inshore Attack Craft). A number of foreign delegations attended the demonstration firing that was performed from a SIMBAD-RC automated naval turret firing from the land against a fast moving remotely-controlled semi-rigid boat more than 3 kilometres...