China Highlights Anti Ship Missiles as 3 US Aircraft carrier sail in the Indo-Pacific region

June 18, 2020 @ 11:30 AM

The Chinese media has played up possessing indigenous ‘killer weapons like DF-21D and DF-26 anti-ship ballistic missiles ‘designed to sink aircraft carriers as the United States sends three of its Aircraft Carriers as part of massive armada sailing close to Chinese territorial waters. The US Navy carriers, namely the USS Theodore...

Free Flow of Weapons Make Peace Difficult in Libya

June 14, 2020 @ 12:38 PM

An almost inexhaustible flow of weapons to the two main fighting sides in the Libyan conflict has made peace a fragile commodity in Libya. The liberal deployment of heavy and expensive weapons- tanks, armored vehicles, drones, helicopters and electronic warfare equipment- despite a United Nations embargo show the high stakes game...

US hands over Six jets meant for Ankara to US Air Force

June 13, 2020 @ 01:52 PM

Turkey Officially Out of F-35 Project The United States National Defence Authorization Act (NDAA) 2021 has authorized the Air Force to utilize, modify, and operate six Turkish F-35s that were manufactured but never delivered because Turkey was suspended from the F-35 program. The NDAA which is expected to be passed into law...

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...