China delivered HQ-22 long-range anti-aircraft missiles to Serbia

China is only a recent player in the field of exporting anti-aircraft systems, but it is establishing itself on more and more markets, including in Europe. This is how the Chinese HQ-9, a system comparable to the Russian S-300, was initially selected by Ankara in 2015, offering, according to the Turkish authorities, a performance-price ratio much higher than that of Russian systems and Westerners. If, under pressure from its NATO allies, Turkey finally canceled this order, to finally turn to the Russian S-400, which had far worse consequences for Ankara, Beijing has recorded in recent years other …

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Germany, Poland, Slovakia: European tanks soon in Ukraine?

How far we have come since the day after the start of the Russian offensive in Ukraine, a German diplomat reportedly replied to his Ukrainian counterpart that there was no sense in sending military equipment to the Ukrainian armies, since the latter would be swept away in a few days. In fact, for the past few days, declarations have multiplied in Europe, and more generally in the whole of the Western camp, in favor of much more sustained support given to Ukraine in terms of defense equipment, including the heavy equipment requested for several weeks by Kyiv to stand up to the waves of assault launched by Moscow. Already, last week, Prague had confirmed…

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