List of Top 10 Anti Aircraft Missile System in the world

A surface-to-air missile (SAM), or ground-to-air missile (GTAM), is a missile designed to be launched from the ground to destroy aircraft or other missiles.

Here is the List of Top 10 Anti Aircraft Missile System in the world

10) Type 03 Chū-SAM

Type 03 Medium-Range Surface-to-Air Missile or SAM-4 or Chu-SAM is a Japanese developed surface-to-air missile system currently in service with the Japan Army as JGSDF. The SAM’s vehicle chassis is based on the Kato Works Ltd/Mitsubishi Heavy Industries NK series heavy crane truck. It uses a state-of-the-art active electronically scanned array radar.

9) 2K11 Krug

The 2K11 Krug is a  Russian medium-range, medium-to-high altitude surface-to-air missile (SAM) system. Its GRAU designation is “2K11.” Its NATO reporting name is SA-4 Ganef, after a word of Yiddish origin meaning “thief” or “rascal.”


The Norwegian Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System 2 (abbreviated NASAMS 2) is a module-based, distributed and networked medium range air-defence system, designed by the Norwegian Kongsberg Gruppen. NASAMS 2 is an upgraded version of the NASAMS air-defence system and it has been operational since 2007.

7)Barak 8

Barak 8  also known as LR-SAM or as MR-SAM is an Indian-Israeli surface-to-air missile (SAM). Both maritime and land-based versions of the system exist

6) 9K37 Buk

The Buk missile system is a family of self-propelled, medium-range surface-to-air missile systems developed by the Soviet Union and its successor state, the Russian Federation, and designed to counter cruise missiles, smart bombs, fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, and unmanned aerial vehicles.


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The HQ-9 is China’s new generation medium- to long-range, active radar homing surface-to-air missile.

4) MIM-104 Patriot

The MIM-104 Patriot is a surface-to-air missile (SAM) system. It is manufactured by the U.S. defense contractor Raytheon and derives its name from the radar component of the weapon system. The AN/MPQ-53 at the heart of the system is known as the “Phased array Tracking Radar to Intercept on Target” which is a backronym for PATRIOT.


The FSAF SAMP / T is a system missile air new generation developed by the consortium European Eurosam formed by MBDA Italy, MBDA France, and Thales. He makes use of the Aster 30 missile. The batteries consist of launchers with a variable number of missiles from 8 to 48.

2) David’s Sling Missile System

A surface-to-air missile (SAM), or ground-to-air missile (GTAM). It is one type of anti-aircraft system; in modern armed forces, missiles have replaced most other forms of dedicated anti-aircraft weapons, with anti-aircraft guns pushed into specialized roles.

1) S-400 missile system

The S-400 Triumph previously known as the S-300PMU-3 is an anti-aircraft weapon system. The S-400 uses four missiles to fill its performance envelope: the very-long-range 40N6 (400 km), the long-range 48N6 (250 km), the medium-range 9M96E2 (120 km) and the short-range 9M96E (40 km).

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