CUAS system

Fighting Back Against UAS

A widening range of methods are being fielded to take down UAS depending on their size. Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) offer new threats as well...
J-20

Rising Dragons: China’s Fighter Development Comes of Age

China’s military aviation industry today much advanced from that which relied on exports, although top-line engine production still holds it back. The formation flight of...
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...
HF-Radio

HF Radio: Still Valid After 100 Years

Discovered almost one century ago, High Frequency (HF) radio has never lost its appeal thanks to its ability to move traffic across long distances,...
Beihang-UAS

UAVs Over the Maritime Horizon

Maritime patrolling with UAVs has becoming the norm, allowing manned missions to be dedicated to more mission specific tasks. Airborne maritime operations such as anti-submarine...
Singapore-F-35B

More Thoughts on Singapore’s F-35B

There have been more developments in Singapore’s F-35B Lightning II acquisition. Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen recently said that the city-state was in...
Air-Defence

Air Defence Challenges in the New Decade

Air defence is coming to the fore of Western military planning after being neglected in the 20-plus years of permissive campaigns since the end...
Shortfin

Alliances drive Australian Defence Spending

Australian defence modernisation is moving ahead across a broad front with a ‘build in Australia’ impetus behind many major projects. Modernisation Programme Australia’s defence modernisation programme...
Colllins-Submarine

Better Than Ever?

The Royal Australian Navy’s six Collins-class diesel-electric submarines are delivering improved operational output, just as Australia’s requirement for anti-submarine warfare (ASW) appears to be...
rifle-squad

Foot Slogger Firepower

A review of some of the latest firepower becoming available to riflemen and those firing automatic weapons in today’s infantry. Weapons of the combat infantry...

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