Covid-19

COVID-19 causes concern, but darker threats remain

Having just returned from the Singapore Airshow (11-16 February), it will be of no surprise to learn that trade visitor numbers were significantly down...
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North African Air Power

Following the turmoil of the Arab Spring, the cohesion and strengths of North African Air Forces varies significantly. The Arab Spring The Arab Spring, a series...
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Vibrant Time for Advanced Jet Trainers

Legacy jet trainer aircraft are lagging front line requirements of air arms around the world: what's on offer to meet the flight training needs...
AUSA

US Army Modernisation messages at AUSA

Every military force needs to modernise, but this is getting harder in the age of information as opposed to the industrial age. Andrew Drwiega...
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AI may be the solution to Defence Industry Cyber Security

A powerful theme of defence industry conversations around the world is the increasing criticality of cyber security. Cyber Security It is a focus for governments...
NATO

Now Europe is ‘A Nation of Shopkeepers’

France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, views Europe as “on the edge of a precipice” in terms of its security, as reported by The Economist magazine...
F-35

Ill Wind Blowing Through Defence Trade

Trade has always been a tool of statecraft, but its prominence here has risen markedly in recent years and the connection to national security...
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Poland looks to shed robes of the past

Poland is on the defence acquisition trail to replace its old Soviet-era equipment, even if the new budget and strategy looks optimistic. Poland has undoubtably...
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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,...
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China’s Jiangkai frigate roll-out delivers global reach

Dr. Lee Willett - Like any navy seeking global presence, China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) will use its surface forces to project influence. A...

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