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...
DF-17-CCTV

China advances hypersonic propulsion technologies

A Beijing-based research institute run by the national Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has claimed a successful ground test of a scramjet engine that...
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...
MK 48

Heavyweight Torpedo FMS Order Approved for Taiwan

The State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of 18 Lockheed Martin MK 48 Mod 6 Advanced Technology (AT) heavyweight torpedoes...
thaad

Ballistic Missile Shields

Obtaining a ballistic missile defence capability adds another layer to a nation’s nuclear and/or conventional deterrence. On 30 August at Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall...
FTC-2000G

China’s AVIC announces first export order for FTC-2000G

Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) subsidiary Guizhou Aviation Industries Corporation (GAIC) has received its first export order for the indigenously developed FTC-2000G advanced...
AG-600

China’s completes Amphibian AG600 maritime flight tests

The state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) has completed flight tests of its indigenously developed AG600 large amphibious aircraft over the sea, the...
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...
Type 15 light tank

Y-20 takes two Type 15 tanks

Each Xi’an Y-20 strategic airlifter can carry two of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Type 15 light tanks or a Type 99A main battle...
assault-riffle

Renewing the Assault

Lessons learned from recent conflicts has seen a greater focus on modularity and ambidextrous customisation of small arms, as well as reducing weight and...

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