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The Vulnerability of Air Bases

In 1921, Italian Army General Giulio Douhet published Il Dominio Dell’Aria (or Command of the Air), a hugely influential treatise on airpower. While the...
Editor-in-Chief-Andrew-Drwiega

EDITOR’S BUNKER BRIEFING (14 September 2020) No25

Dear Readers, Back from my break and the virtual briefing / conference period is once again gathering momentum. Currently in my diary is Modern Day...
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,...
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...
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...
Indian-BMPs

Indian MoD approves more locally made BMP-2 ICVs

The Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has approved the acquisition of an additional 156 license-built BMP-2 Sarath infantry combat vehicles (ICVs) for the Indian...
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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,...
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Indian Air Force inducts second Tejas Mk1 squadron

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has commissioned its second Tejas Mk1 Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) squadron – No.18 Squadron ‘Flying Bullets’ – in a...
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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...
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...

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