The Slovak Armed Forces recently received two cutting-edge Modular, Automatic, and Network Capable Targeting and Interception Systems, or MANTIS, air defense systems from Germany to bolster ground-based border security along Slovakia’s eastern border with Ukraine.

This substantial military assistance, valued at 110 million euros ($116 million), is part of the German Air Force’s System Flugabwehr (SysFla) air defense initiative and signifies a strong commitment to protecting Slovakia’s national interests and reinforcing regional security.

With the MANTIS systems now in the possession of the Slovak military, this article will explore the key details and implications of this strategic move.

Enhancing Border Security

The delivery of the MANTIS air defense systems to Slovakia represents a crucial step in enhancing the nation’s border security.