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A Falcon Squadron 6x6 Fuchs TPz CBRN reconnaissance vehicle and crew on a training exercise in Jordan. (Crown Copyright)

CBRN Danger Persists

Despite the impact of COVID-19, there is still good reason for governments to affirm their commitment to new CBRN equipment and training. The long delayed...
USAF WC-135W “Constant Phoenix” now deployed to Europe. (Eielson AFB)

War in Ukraine: USAF Deploys Aircraft to Sniff for Chemicals

United States President Joe Biden has continually asserted that NATO would not establish a no-fly zone over Ukraine. However, wary of possible damage to...
Ukraine TB2 UAVs have successfully destroyed Russian military vehicles including a tank and surface-to-air missile systems. (Ukraine MoD)

Ukraine’s Unmanned Air War

On 13 March, Major General Igor Yevgenyevich Konashenkov, chief spokesman for the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, claimed that 128 unmanned aerial...
Belarus Air Force Mi-24s being overhauled at JSC 558 Aircraft Repair Plant.

Russia’s toxic partner Belarus

In January Russian forces began to mass in Belarus along Ukraine’s northern border when the Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, Colonel-General...

IISS Launches Military Balance 2022

On 15 February, The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) launched the 2022 edition of The Military Balance, in a year that is characterised...
Defence Ministers

Russian/Belarus Exercises Squeeze Ukraine from North and South

As Russian forces began to mass in Belarus along Ukraine’s borders, in January the Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, Colonel-General Alexander...

Houthi UAV/Missile Attack on Abu Dhabi

In the morning of Monday 17 January, 2022, drones and missiles launched from Yemen struck three oil refueling vehicles in an oil refinery of...
Indian Air Force Rafale DH.

Rafale Success Hits Headwind Over India

It is 35 years since the Dassault Rafale first took off from Istres Airbase in France, on 4 July 1986. France was originally a...
The Lockheed Martin F-16

Poland’s Diverse Military Air Requirements

Poland’s Air Force acquisition programmes that strive to replace Soviet-era airframes with NATO compatible ones have suffered from frequent delays due to funding and...

Sky High Future

The financial rewards of building UAVs to meet a multitude of mission over the next decade is set to sky-rocket. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) will...

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