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Drone Wars Over Libya

May 27, 2020 @ 03:27 PM

Since last year, the Government of National Accord (GNA) and Haftar Armed Forces/Libyan National Army (HAF/LNA) have turned to using unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAV) as main means to conduct airstrikes, surveillance and drop precision-guided munitions. This has brought the Turkish-made Byratkar and Chinese Wing Loong drones face to face in...

Did a Venezuelan radar detect an American F-22 Jet?

May 22, 2020 @ 12:39 PM

Unconfirmed reports in the Russian media said that Chinese-made type JY-27A 3D radar deployed by Venezuelan Air Defense detected a United States F22 stealth aircraft as it approached the countrys airspace and sent a warning to the American fighter jet in mid-May 2020. What is it that makes the stealthy F-22...

China vs. US in the South China Sea

May 15, 2020 @ 03:07 PM

The Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) Navy plans to move its Shandong aircraft carrier group to the South China Sea to confront the US Navy which has recently moved warships and heavy bombers to the Pacific port of Guam. A PLA naval exercise during April 2020 involving the training aircraft carrier,...

Tornado Vs HIMARS

May 8, 2020 @ 04:12 PM

Defenseworld.net compares the Russian ‘Tornado Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) with the US-made High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS)/M270A1.

Land of the Blazing Guns: Japan’s Quest for Advanced Weapons

April 27, 2020 @ 09:16 AM

Japan has its eyes set on matching if not overtaking the United States and Europe in aerospace and defense technology. The setting up Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA) in 2015 set the trend for the future course of Japans defence manufacturing and technology. Stealth aircraft program The ATLA has revealed the details...

Russia Continuously Upgrading MiG-35 to Match Western Fighter Jets

April 18, 2020 @ 03:25 AM

Russia upgraded its MiG-35 fighter aircraft during January-February 2020 with a g-force protection system and an automatic landing system. The move looks aimed at making the latest Russian jet appealing to air forces considering, Western jets which already have these key features. Defenseworld.net looks at how the MiG-35 matches up with its...

Katyusha Rockets- Low cost, low tech weapons challenging heavy firepower in Iraq

March 13, 2020 @ 09:26 AM

When Two American and a British soldier were killed in a rocket attack against US' Al-Taji military base near Baghdad on March 12, the focus has fallen on the weapons used. Approximately eighteen 107mm Katyusha rockets struck the base. Rockets were fired from Kia Bongo pickup truck with a missile...

Turkish Indigenous Drones, Missiles Overwhelm Russian-made Syrian Military Hardware

March 9, 2020 @ 09:19 AM

Turkish defense industry-made equipment such as the Bayraktar and Anka drones aided by the Koral electronic warfare system completely overwhelmed Russian-origin hardware with the Syrian military during Turkeys offensive in Idlib region of Syria last week. The Syrian Armys highly-rated Pantsir-S1 air defence system (ADS), the Su-24 fighter jets, the L-39...

New European Tank - Ferrari with a Turret?

March 2, 2020 @ 10:25 AM

The European Main Ground Combat System (MGCS) project to develop a tank is the first all-new tank design in decades. While previous tank designs such as the USs M1 Abrams, Germanys Leopard and Frances Leclerc hark back to World War II, the MGCS early concepts reveal a sports-car-like flair. One of...

Minefields of the Future

February 4, 2020 @ 07:33 AM

The US government last week brought back the dreaded anti-personnel mines- the dreaded relics of past wars that have killed and maimed tens of thousands, decades after wars have ended. Welcome to the new era of self-destruct mines The United States has allowed it military to deploy self-destruct landmines in conflict zones...

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