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...

Singapore’s F-35B Jets To Heat up Air Power Race in South East Asia

January 31, 2020 @ 08:11 AM

Singapores potential acquisition of F-35B fighter jets ups the defence game in South East Asia like no other procurement in recent years. The tiny city-state plans to use the Short Take-off and Vertical Landing (STOVL) Jets in a unique manner- The aircraft will be based on land as well on Joint Multi-Mission...

10 years on, has the Russian SU-57 stealth jet shaken up the global fighter aircraft market?

January 30, 2020 @ 11:18 AM

The Sukhoi Su-57 is a stealth, single-seat, twin-engine multirole fifth-generation jet fighter being developed since 2002 for air superiority and attack operations. The fighter is designed to have super cruise, super maneuverability, stealth, and advanced avionics to overcome the prior generation fighter aircraft. looks into the timeline of SU-57.

Latest Trends in Cyber Warfare

January 25, 2020 @ 09:01 AM

The Iranian government announced that it had repelled 33 million cyber attacks in 2018 alone. The attack on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) that crippled its factories in 2018 exposes how networked manufacturing open to risks. The US Cyber Command launched ‘Operation Glowing Symphony in 2016 to disrupt the ISIS terrorist networks...

Make-in-India Program in Defence Begins to Bear Fruit

January 21, 2020 @ 10:09 AM

The Indian governments make-in-India program in defence has seen several projects fructify over the last 5 years. looks at some of these programs and how they will help India match up to other emerging players in defence manufacturing. Being in a unique position to access to U.S., Russian, European, Israeli and...

Chinese VS US Navy Destroyers

January 16, 2020 @ 09:44 AM

The Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) Navy commissioned its Type 055 guided missile destroyer in January 2020. The ‘Nanchang is the PLA Navys biggest battleship and the spearhead of its blue water ambitions. China plans to use the ship for muscle-flexing in the Straits of Taiwan and for force projection...

LCA Fighter’s Carrier Landing to Speed up Indian Twin Engine Naval Jet Programme

January 13, 2020 @ 10:46 AM

The Locally-made aircraft carriers- IAC -1 and 2 will benefit hugely from the LCA which will serve as a technology demonstrator for carrier jet operations. The successful landing on an aircraft carrier by Indias Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas will come as a shot-in-the-arm for Indias Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA),...

Will Iran’s homemade Weapons match American Military Might?

January 8, 2020 @ 11:42 AM

As the United States and Iran up their sabre rattling following the assassination of Iranian General Solemani by a US drone, the two countries are threatening war upon one another. Following years of economic and military sanctions, Iran has set upon an indigenous military industry that has led to the development...

Global Fighter jet Program Progress

January 4, 2020 @ 10:26 AM

Major fighter jet programs such as the European FCAS, the British ‘Tempest, the Russian Su-57 and the Pakistani-Chinese JF-17 made progress in 2019. The European and British programs, which are meant to challenge the United States dominance in the fighter jet market, made slow progress while the Russian and Chinese Pakistani...