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The US Air Force’s Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) C2 system from Northrop Grumman will use cloud computing and new communications protocols. (Northrop Grumman)

Speaking across the Divide

While JADC2 heralds a paradigm shift in how the US armed forces and allied services share information, its implementation faces distinct challenges.  On paper, the...
Typhoon Captor E

Airborne AESA Fighter Radars

AESA radars are generally considered to be the most innovative and technologically-advanced type of tactical radar system and have become almost a necessity for...
L3Harris T4 and T7 family of robotic systems lights on SAS.

Meet L3Harris’ family of life-saving robotic systems

The battlespace is constantly evolving, and missions are becoming increasingly challenging as a result. Today, mission scenarios and tasks can be particularly complex and...
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...
F-35 Training

Synthetic Training for Combat Air: Panacea or Pipedream?

While there seems to be a general agreement that more synthetic flying is a good thing (cost-effective, environmentally better, and broadly more inclusive), will...
MQ-9A (French Air Force)

February Spectrum SitRep

Armada’s monthly round-up of all the latest electronic warfare news in the product, programme and operational domains. Products Towards the end of 2021 Mercury Systems unveiled...
Tempest fighter

Tomorrow’s Fighters

There are a number of prospective ‘Next Generation’ fighter projects taking shape around the world, although not all will be truly revolutionary. A new generation...
SkyGuardian RPAS

Leading the Field

Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Wigston, Britain’s Chief of the Air Staff, talked to Armada International about his hopes for the new Protector Remotely...
MC-27J

Rough Transports stand ready to do Violence

Airbus has joined the sparse ranks of airframers offering ISR gunship versions of their seemingly benign transport aircraft. Airbus Defence and Space’s late June 2021...

Spectrum Sitrep

Our new section detailing new products, programme developments and operational news across the electronic warfare domain. Products Roke launched its new Perceive Electronic Support Measure (ESM)...

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