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...

New Aircraft Carrier From U.S and China

December 20, 2019 @ 05:20 AM

The CVN 79 aircraft carrier of Hungtinton Ingalls Shipbuilding which will be the future US Navys John F. Kennedy supercarrier was set afloat earlier this week and is expected to enter service 2 years last. At about the same time Chinas second aircraft carrier, the Shandong entered service with the...


November 30, 2019 @ 05:50 AM

As the first lot of Rafale Jets from Dassault is expected in India during 2020, looks at how the French jets weighs up against the Su-30 fighter from Russia whose Indian version, the MKI is the main strike aircraft of the Indian Air Force.

New Materials to Enhance Performance of Defense Equipment

November 23, 2019 @ 08:18 AM

New materials are being developed that will mark a substantial performance improvement of military hardware. From making armor several times stronger, to new types of explosives, to improving resistance to corrosion, looks at some of the new materials being developed in the US, Russia and China. UHMWPE (Ultrahigh Molecular Weight...

Military aircraft sales prospects at Dubai AirShow

November 21, 2019 @ 10:13 AM

The United States presence at the Dubai Air Show with two of its front-line jets- the F-22 and F-35- has set off speculation of an imminent buy of these stealth fighters by the fat cats of the Middle East- UAE or Saudi Arabia. However the US has clarified that it has...


November 13, 2019 @ 07:41 AM

In what appears to be a war crime at worse and open theft at best, the United States has admitted it is taking out oil from Syrian oil fields and using it to pay for its war effort in Syria. U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said that Washington would send...

Weapons Used in Syrian Conflict

October 26, 2019 @ 07:20 AM

Countries involved in the Syrian conflict have deployed a number of cutting edge weapons and platforms never before used in a conflict zone. Among the weapons and equipment that have caught attention include: Uran-9 Armed Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) and S-8OFP unguided aircraft missile from Russia Delilah cruise missile and Harop loitering munition...

New Military Hardware from Iran

October 16, 2019 @ 12:18 PM

Sanctions-hit Iran has found ingenious ways to develop military hardware. In the past few years Tehran has developed weapons that have caught the worlds attention with their unique designs, simplicity and functions. It has used some of these weapons in Syria and Iraq where western analysts have been surprised at...