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Air-ALQ-231-(USMC)

Tiger Balm

The US Marine Corps expects to complete the roll-out of its AN/ALQ-231(V) Intrepid Tiger-II self-protection pods across its fixed-wing and rotary fleet by 2024. The...
USAF B-52H

Small Targets present Big Challenges

Counter Insurgency (COIN) campaigns present some of the most demanding mission sets for military aircraft involved in Close Air Support (CAS). Yet improvements in...
Boeing EA-18G

Fighting Fascism

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) came to prominence with its declaration of a worldwide caliphate in June 2014. Soon after, it...
Boeing KC-46A

Flying Filling Stations

Operation INHERENT RESOLVE (OIR), the ongoing US-led military operation against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) insurgent group which has occupied significant...
S-100

Over The Ocean

While they are primarily used by air forces, with armies, following closely behind, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are becoming an asset that naval forces...
IRIS-T

Of Sparrows and Sidewinders

The global Air-to-Air Missile (AAM) market is a fiercely competitive one, in which long-established players battle to provide the armament for a diminishing number...
Northrop Grumman’s LAIRCM

Cloak Of Invisibility

Protecting aircraft from Radio Frequency (RF) and infrared threats remains paramount for air forces around the world, as illustrated by the high levels of...
MBDA’s Meteor

The Need for SEAD

Events in Syria notably the deployment of sophisticated Surface-to-Air Missile systems such as the Russian Almaz-Antey S-400 Triumf to support Russia’s ongoing air campaign...
The RC-135V/W

Electric Avenue

The events of the last twelve months in the theatres discussed above underscore the reality that the electromagnetic spectrum, in which friendly and hostile...
The threat from MANPADS

Dangers On The Edge Of Town

Conflicts in Ukraine, and in Syria and Iraq, illustrate the threat posed to current, and future air operations exemplified by medium-range/medium-altitude and long-range/high-altitude SAM...

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