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Apollo 16 Lunar Module Pilot Charlie Duke Returns To Paris Air Show 2023

A much-anticipated highlight of the 54th Paris Air Show this summer will be the return of Apollo 16 Lunar Module Pilot, Brigadier General Charlie...
Multiband Test Terminal

Starship Enterprise

The Protected Tactical Enterprise Service and Protected Tactical Waveform are conferring important resilience enhancements on US military satellite communications. The United States’ Space Systems Command...
Spectra Group COMET

Trop of the Pops

New tropospheric communications systems will provide important enhancements to British Army and NATO beyond line-of-sight communications. In early March Spectra Group announced it would supply...
ROP system in Nuclear Security Force Vehicle

Silo Protection

The US Air Force’s ballistic missile force is receiving important communications enhancements to help protect it from hostile actions on US soil. The United...
RIPL Demonstration

RIPLs in the OODA Loop

An ambitious project is looking to improve cybersecurity and accessibility for US Air Force cloud computing applications. The Robust Information Provisioning Layer, better known...
CAE

Training at a Higher Level

The war in Ukraine has injected impetus into a re-evaluation of live, virtual and and constructive flight training. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has been a...
B-52

B-52s in Tindal … motivations and risks

Unpacking the motivations and benefits of basing USAF B-52s in RAAF Base Tindal. In late October, it was revealed that the United States will build...
Italian MQ-9

A Gathering of Reapers

The MQ-9 Reaper has become a ‘must have’ capability among Europe’s armed forces looking for a weapon capable UAV. The conflict in Ukraine has spurred...

What Can Your Wingman Do for You?

The push to develop ‘loyal wingmen’ is widening but still leaves questions over how much complexity/capability they should have verses their attritability. Today’s congested and...
USAF RC-135W, callsign HOMER, track.

Conflict in Ukraine: Analysis of Three Factors in the First Stage

An analysis of how Russia’s invasion was monitored by NATO, together with reflections on two key elements of the fight so far - the...

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