Saudi Skyguard against Houthi drones

There is talk that the Oerlikon Skyguard 3 air defense system in service with the Royal Saudi Air Defense Force (RSADF) is now playing an active role in the protection of the Saudi southern border from drone attacks by the Yemeni Houthi rebels.

In fact, the RSADF managed in the past few days to shoot down 3 Houthi drones and intercept two others earlier today (2/6/20).

What made the Skyguard 3 effective?

Are there any other plans to boost the RSADF capabilities?

Tactical Report answers these questions and more in the following 326-word report.

[TR Weekly Issue No 27/23 – June 5, 2020]

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