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...

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...