India’s Rafale Procurement- A Timeline

October 9, 2019 @ 08:41 AM

India received the Rafale fighter jet on Tuesday- its first new generation aircraft in over two decades. The last all-new aircraft to enter Indian Air Force service was the Su-30MKI two decades ago. plots the latest purchase from contract signing to first delivery. Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh received the First...

Death of INF Treaty Gives Birth to New Missiles

October 8, 2019 @ 06:21 AM

The Collapse of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty has spawned new long-range missiles, while older ones have been improved as China, Russia, United States and North Korea rush to cock their nuclear guns in a free-for-all world. looks at some of the new and improved missiles recently tested by...


October 1, 2019 @ 10:48 AM

The Chinese National Day parade held on October 1 every year has showcased new weapons and major upgrades. This years event was no different with several new additions to the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA)s arsenal. takes a look at some of the more prominent new military products seen at the...

Unmanned surface vehicles

October 1, 2019 @ 05:13 AM

Unmanned surface vehicles (USV)s - ships and boat projects have reached a critical level of development. Just as UAVs are taking over many airborne military activities, USVs are poised to take over surveillance, re-supply and patrol missions in the near future. takes a look at some the programs under development. Sea Hunter:...

Possible Contenders for Indian Light Fighter Jet Competition

September 20, 2019 @ 11:02 AM

2018 IAF plans to acquire 114 combat aircraft, Indian MoD issued a Request for Information (RFI). Among the companies and aircrafts in the race are Boeings F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Block III, Lockheed Martins F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 70, Saabs Gripen E, the Russian United Aircraft Corporations MiG-35. compares some the respective features...

MiG-35 Fighter Jet Export Version unveiled at MAKS-2019 air show

September 11, 2019 @ 12:06 PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin was shown the export version of the MiG-35 aircraft at the MAKS-2019 air show by Ilya Tarasenko, Director General of MiG Corporation. The MiG-35 is an all-new plane inspired form the MiG-29 that competes with the F-16 Block 70/72 in the world market. According to a MiG handout...

Boeing 737 Max 8 Vs. Irkut MC-21 300 Comparison

September 6, 2019 @ 01:53 PM

The MC-21-300 aircraft of Russias Irkut Corporation is being touted as a game-changer in the world of commercial airliners. Its combination of payload, economy and passenger comfort is unmatched by any existing single aisle aircraft, according to its developers. compares it with the Boeing 737 Max 8, currently the most...

MC-21 debut at MAKS-2019 Air Show

September 1, 2019 @ 06:15 AM

Russias first narrowbody commercial passenger aircraft in the post-Soviet era, the MC-21, the debuted at MAKS-2019 air show in August, Moscow. has profiled the airliner for you…

Su-57E Debut at MAKS air show 2019

August 24, 2019 @ 08:35 AM has profiled “Su-57E,” the export version of Russias stealth fighter “Su-57,” unveiled at MAKS-2019 air show, Moscow. The aircraft is positioning itself as a lower cost alternative to the US-made F-35. Its manufacturers claim it to have the features of both the F-35 and the F-22 built for air dominance;...

Long range strategic bombers

August 15, 2019 @ 10:04 AM

Long range strategic bombers have proven themselves in recent conflicts and as show of force in big power confrontation. China, Russia and the United States have their own versions of these bombers. compares the features of various long range bombers.