Beginning of the End for F-35?

The United States Air Force’s (USAF) Warfighting Integration Capability (AFWIC) office has drawn up a new future fighter roadmap that would cap Lockheed Martin...

C-UAS Strikes Back

Air defence on the battlefield has returned, particularly to counter unmanned aerial systems. For decades the functions of forward tactical air defence have taken a...
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3 weeks to go until UAV Technology 2020

SMi reports: New Speaker announced for UAV Technology Conference – 3 weeks to go.  There is less than 3 weeks left until the UAV Technology...

Who Goes There?

Identifying friends and enemies is a problem as old as warfare itself. The risk of inadvertently attacking one’s own side is an ever-present danger...
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Diehl presented air defence system at Eurosatory 2018

Diehl Defence showcased its ground-based air defence system comprising an IRIS-T SL surface-launched guided missile, an IRIS-T SLM launch vehicle as well as Ground-...
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The Need for SEAD

Events in Syria notably the deployment of sophisticated Surface-to-Air Missile systems such as the Russian Almaz-Antey S-400 Triumf to support Russia’s ongoing air campaign...
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Space on Budget

Reducing launch and spacecraft costs could enable more countries to affordably develop military communications satellites. Space Costs & Spendings Director Ridley Scott’s 1979 science fiction epic...
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Suits of Armour

Helicopter armour that protects aircrew members and passengers from small arms fire is a proven requirement driven by recent, and ongoing, conflicts in the...

Guardrail Goodbye

At fifty years old, the US Army’s Guardrail series of Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) aircraft are looking at a well-deserved retirement. The Guardrail concept employed a...
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And the Winner is…?

Published in the February/March 2021 Issue - Decisions by Canada, Finland and Switzerland over which new fighter they will select to replace their existing...

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