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The Vulnerability of Air Bases

Published in the July/August 2020 Issue - In 1921, Italian Army General Giulio Douhet published Il Dominio Dell’Aria (or Command of the Air), a...
L-39NG

Keeping Faith with Light Close Air Support

David Oliver - The appeal of light, close air support aircraft endures in a region increasingly worried by the likelihood of returning Daesh fighters adding...
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...
Buffalo

“Engineers Up!”

For all the might of main battle tanks and other fighting vehicles, their progress can be stopped or slowed without the skills and specialist vehicles...
Afghan

Asian SOF looks for Protected Mobility

SOF vehicles can be light and quick, but for some operators there is also a proved need for greater protection for the operators. In April,...
L-CAT shore-to-shore catamaran

From Ship To Shore

Getting from ship-to-shore from over-the-horizon ranges places a premium on speed. With this in mind, several companies are reimagining the conventional landing craft so...
MIM-104C

Bolt to the Blue

The story of land-based medium- to long-range Surface-to-Air Missiles (SAM) in the Asia-Pacific is one of considerable contrasts. For example, the People’s Republic of...
F-15SG fighter

Survival Instinct

From her birth as an independent nation in 1965, Singapore has stressed a strong military as a key to national survival, prosperity and cohesion....
Storm-H

Defeating the IED

Defeating Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) with active countermeasures involves two distinct approaches: attacking the Radio Frequency (RF) detonation signals and mitigating the explosion with...
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USAF Bombardier E-11 BACN Crashes in Afghanistan

A United States Air Force (USAF) E-11A Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) aircraft crashed on 27 January in Afghanistan, US military officials have confirmed,...

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