A-29

First Nigerian A-29 flight

Embraer Defense & Security and Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) have announced that the first of 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack, combat and reconnaissance...
RAF-Typhoons

Icelandic Gap Guardians

Protecting NATO’s northern flank is a job not only entrusted to Norway, but also a rotation of Allied air force squadrons based in Iceland. Norways...
Anka-S

Operation Spring Shield: Turkish-Syrian tension rises

On March 1, 2020, two Syrian Arab Air Force Su-24 ‘Fencers’ were shot down by Turkish forces over the Idlib region, northwest Syria, where...
AIR-B21-Bomber

OK, Bomber!

When it enters service from circa 2030, the US Air Force’s Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider strategic bomber will likely be the most advanced aircraft...
Finnish Airforce F-18

Protecting Finland’s Fighters

The Ilmavoimat (FAF/Finnish Air Force) is to acquire new combat aircraft via its HX fighter programme, creating opportunities with hundreds of millions of dollars...
Air-Typhoon-Eurofighter-Attack-Pod

Hitting Where it Hurts

The European Union has launched a project to develop an airborne electronic attack pod to equip combat aircraft as part of its PESCO initiative. Permanent...
China-Super-Nation

Russia and China – Roaming the globe together?

When any nation opens fire on aircraft from one of the superpower nations there is always cause for international concern. On Tuesday 23 July,...
Praetorian-Leonardo

EuroDASS consortium launches concept for future Typhoon defensive aids sub-system

The EuroDASS consortium (Leonardo, Elettronica, Indra and Hensoldt), which provides the Praetorian Defensive Aids Sub System (DASS) for the Eurofighter Typhoon, has launched its...
F-35

Lightning Reflexes

Enhancements to the F-35’s electronic warfare systems will focus on software, firmware and hardware should be completed by 2024. The contract won in August by...
raf-shadow-r1

UK Ministry of Defence chooses Leonardo/Thales protection system for RAF Shadow ISTAR fleet

The UK Ministry of Defence has chosen Leonardo and Thales, under a single source procurement, to deliver an integrated UK Defensive Aids System (DAS)...

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