Man-portable Air-defense Systems

Man-portable air-defense systems (MANPADS or MPADS) are shoulder-launched surface-to-air missiles (SAMs). They are typically guided weapons and are a threat to low-flying aircraft, especially helicopters.

Read more about Man-portable Air-defense Systems:  Overview, Notable Uses Against Military Aircraft, Notable Uses Against Civilian Aircraft, Countermeasures, Missile Models

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