F-35B

Analysing Singapore’s F-35B Acquisition

In January 2019, the United States approved the sale of up to 12 Lockheed-Martin F-35B Lightning II fighter jets and related equipment and services...
BAE-Tempest

5th Generation Fighters; Beyond Lockheed Martin

International competition is "hotting" up to design alternatives Lockheed Martin’s 5th Generation F-22 and F-35 combat aircraft. And 6th Generation is just over the...
HAL-LCH

India deploys two Light Combat Helicopters to disputed border with China

State-owned Indian aerospace prime Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) announced on 12 August that it had deployed two prototype Light Combat Helicopters (LCHs) to bolster...
Boeing ATS Engine Test

Boeing Australia’s ‘Loyal Wingman’ UAV comes to life

Boeing Australia announced on 15 September that it has powered up the engine of the first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) prototype serving as one...
HAL-Tejas

Cheaper Options for Ground Attack

There is now a growing range of ground attack aircraft available now, the purchase of which will not break a nation’s defence budget.  COIN air...
F-35B

Singapore seeks new combined F-16/F-35 training facility in the United States

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) is considering to co-locate its current Lockheed Martin F-16C/D multirole combat aircraft detachment at Luke Air Force...
HAL-LUH

Hindustan Aeronautics Light Utility Helicopter demonstrates high altitude capability

India’s state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has successfully completed a 10-day high-altitude demonstration of the indigenously developed Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) in the Himalayan region,...
Fei Long-71

China’s Next Generation Unmanned Assassins

JR Ng - China has been steadily pushing ahead in its development of stealthy, unmanned deep penetration aircraft in recent years. The People's Republic of...
F-16-Indonesia

Indonesia’s upgraded F-16 takes flight

The first Indonesian Air Force (TNI-AU) F-16A/B combat aircraft to undergo the Falcon STAR (Structural Augmentation Roadmap) enhanced mid-life upgrade (eMLU) programme has made...
F-15J

Japanese ‘Super Eagle’ upgrade work moves ahead

A comprehensive effort to modernise and upgrade the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF)’s fleet of F-15J interceptors has progressed following a Direct Commercial Sale...

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