A look at China’s Heavy weapons in border dispute with India

June 7, 2020 @ 06:14 AM

As India and China move to diffuse yet another flare-up along their 3488 km border, experts acknowledge that this time the Chinese ‘intrusion is backed up by heavy weapons build-up over the last few months. “The present intrusion .. appears more as a sign of aggression against Indias construction of...

Cat and Mouse Game with Hypersonic Missiles

June 2, 2020 @ 11:17 AM

Hypersonic missiles are the next step in the evolution of missiles. Their speed (Mach 7 on average) is touted as the decisive factor in giving them an edge over air defence systems. Russia was the first to announce hypersonic missiles. President Putin made the disclosure speaking at a meeting with...

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 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. 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...