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The Royal Australian Air Force uses the Pilatus PC-21 as it bridges the performance gap between traditional turboprop trainers and lead-in fighters. (RAAF)

Transitioning Pilot Training

The military pilot training world is changing rapidly, undergoing a seismic shift as it tries to adapt to new requirements, both budgetary and operational. Although...
Lockheed-Martin-LRASM-1

Penetrating Maritime A2/AD

Published in the November/December 2020 Issue - Increasing the range of air-to-surface missiles has become an important factor in penetrating A2/AD defences, particularly in...
The Striker II helmet-mounted display

Looks Really Can Kill!

Published in the July/August 2020 Issue - Tracing the development of high tech flying helmets for frontline pilots. Flying wearing a helmet mounted sight, a...
BAE-Tempest

5th Generation Fighters; Beyond Lockheed Martin

International competition is "hotting" up to design alternatives Lockheed Martin’s 5th Generation F-22 and F-35 combat aircraft. And 6th Generation is just over the...
LRASM

Anti-Ship Missile Evolution

The anti-ship missile has come a long way since the crude guided weapons first witnessed during the Second World War. There are a bewildering array...
GlobalEye

Sweeping the Skies

Guarding economic zones and watching for incursions, either temporary or as part of a deliberate strategy, has raised the need for wide area and...
A330

A330 MRTT Tanker Enters RoKAF Service

Jon Lake - The Airbus A330 MRTT (Multi-Role Tanker Transport) officially entered service with the Republic of Korea Air Force (RoKAF) on 30 January...
A400M

RoKAF in A400 Swap Talks With Spain

Jon Lake - After months of rumour, South Korea has finally started talks with Spain with a view to swapping 30-34 KAI KT-1 turboprop...

New Chinese Basic Trainer Flies

It has been revealed that the Wuhu Diamond aircraft manufacturing company flew its new Wuhu Zhonke TA-20 turboprop-powered aerobatic trainer for the first time...
Ka-52-Egypt

Kamov Ka-52 in service in Egypt

Egypt has announced that the Russian Helicopters Kamov Ka-52 ‘Nile Crocodile’ helicopter has officially entered service with the Egyptian Air Force. The announcement was...

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