9K33 Osa (SA-8 Gecko)


Syria Opposition Manning Anti-Aircraft Systems: Report

Armed Syrian opposition groups have allegedly begun to operate a number of anti-aircraft missile systems captured from regime forces, according to an Italian news agency. On Monday, AKI news agency cited an opposition as saying that rebels “have recently begun to use” five Russian-manufactured 9K33 OSA short-range surface-to-air missile systems after acquiring the technical know-how to activate […]


India, Israel To Build Missile Defense System

India and Israel agreed to jointly develop a medium-range surface-to-air missile (MRSAM) system for the Indian Army to replace Russian-made air defense systems, said a source in the Indian Defence Ministry. The land version of MRSAM would be an extension of the ongoing Air Force MRSAM project, which is expected to begin induction by 2017, […]


Tracker: Israeli Strikes in Syria

As the Syrian Civil War rages, Israel has conducted a number of sporadic strikes inside the war-torn country.  These strikes are to enforce Israel’s so-called “red line” in Syria, which includes transfers of sophisticated weapon systems to Hezbollah in Lebanon and threats along its border. View the full screen map here.