The AIM-9X weapon

Superiority Complex

The world’s air forces deploy a variety of Air-to-Air Missiles (AAM). This article profiles some of the leading European, Israeli and North American efforts...
The threat from MANPADS

Dangers On The Edge Of Town

Conflicts in Ukraine, and in Syria and Iraq, illustrate the threat posed to current, and future air operations exemplified by medium-range/medium-altitude and long-range/high-altitude SAM...
Pakistani JF-17 Thunder

Dumb Bombs with Graduate Degrees

From the early days of aerial warfare, air forces around the world have sought ways to increase the accuracy and lethality of air-delivered ordnance,...

USAF Buys a Bigger Bang

The US moves ahead with nuclear modernisation against a backdrop of deepening crises and fiscal uncertainty. The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons of...
F-35B-ASRAAM

RAF ASRAAM Integration Advances

A live firing of MBDA’s Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile (ASRAAM) from a Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning-II fighter has taken place; marking the first...

The End of Charleroi

In the third of our four-part series on the potential effect of nuclear weapons on selected targets around the world, we examine the possible...

Missile Mishaps

The Royal Navy’s Lockheed Martin UGM-133A Trident D-5 Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles (SLBMs) are back in the headlines, following revelations on 22nd January that a...

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