Despite the critical importance of Bab al-Mandeb to its maritime trade, China lacks the ability to force Iran's cooperation.

Weapon Systems 2023-10-10

AH-1Z Viper enables Marines to tackle expeditionary challenges

The AH-1Z Viper helicopter is a multifunction attack helicopter distinctly capable of providing the Marine Corps with support across the entire domain of expeditionary challenges.

Despite the critical importance of Bab al-Mandeb to its maritime trade, China lacks the ability to force Iran's cooperation.

Weapon Systems 2023-10-10

Black Hawk helicopters: a workhorse of combat, lifting troops for over 40 years

The versatile helicopter has multiple variants to equip it for a multitude of missions, including as an armed escort, fire-fighter and medical evacuation platform.

Despite the critical importance of Bab al-Mandeb to its maritime trade, China lacks the ability to force Iran's cooperation.

Weapon Systems 2023-10-06

C-RAM systems sense, track and destroy inbound threats from the skies

C-RAM systems, capable of destroying incoming rocket, artillery and mortar rounds before they hit the ground, are effective short-range air defense tools.

Despite the critical importance of Bab al-Mandeb to its maritime trade, China lacks the ability to force Iran's cooperation.

Weapon Systems 2023-10-04

M2 Bradley fighting vehicle: 'not a tank, but a tank killer'

Since it entered service in 1981, the M2 Bradley family of armored tracked fighting vehicles has regularly destroyed tanks on the battlefield.

Despite the critical importance of Bab al-Mandeb to its maritime trade, China lacks the ability to force Iran's cooperation.

Weapon Systems 2023-10-04

Avenger: highly mobile, short-range air defense

The Avenger is a shoot-on-the-move, completely automated, day-and-night capable short-range air defense weapon.

Despite the critical importance of Bab al-Mandeb to its maritime trade, China lacks the ability to force Iran's cooperation.

Weapon Systems 2023-10-03

Proven capabilities put HIMARS at top of world's artillery rocket systems

This precision strike rocket system can be easily loaded and offloaded onto aircraft and naval vessels, and its maneuverability inhibits the adversary's ability to locate and target the launchers.

Despite the critical importance of Bab al-Mandeb to its maritime trade, China lacks the ability to force Iran's cooperation.

Weapon Systems 2023-10-02

In extreme hot or cold, M1 Abrams tanks deliver superior results

The unrivaled battle tank, of which over 10,000 have been built, has been serving the US and its allies for more than four decades.

Despite the critical importance of Bab al-Mandeb to its maritime trade, China lacks the ability to force Iran's cooperation.

Weapon Systems 2023-10-02

NASAMS: a trusted international air defense

NASAMS is a mid-range air defense system, designed to protect high-value assets and mass population centers against air-to-surface threats. It is used by 13 countries around the world.

Despite the critical importance of Bab al-Mandeb to its maritime trade, China lacks the ability to force Iran's cooperation.

Weapon Systems 2023-09-29

THAAD plays key role in air and missile defense around the world

Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) has seen success both in theater and in tests, indicating a promising future for the multilayered missile defense systems of US allies.

Despite the critical importance of Bab al-Mandeb to its maritime trade, China lacks the ability to force Iran's cooperation.

Weapon Systems 2023-09-27

Patriot air defense system provides crucial protection to US, allied nations

Since its first combat deployment to the Gulf three decades ago, 'hundreds' of upgrades have shaped the Patriot into the US Army’s most advanced air defense system.