RAAF F-35A

Lightning Spreads Over Asia-Pacific

The network of F-35 Lightning II fighter operators in the Asia-Pacific region continues to grown and strengthen. Until 2 August, all Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning...
Australian Army soldiers

Next Gen NVGS – A Clear Improvement

Fused and enhanced night-vision technology will make the difference to soldiers fighting at night. Night-vision technology is rapidly advancing with step changes in performance, user...

Space V Airborne ISR – or Mix and Match

Owning satellite based ISR for military use is still an exclusive ‘club’, but airborne ISR still provides that most countries need. Until relatively recently, satellite-based...
The H-6K variant of China's main strategic bomber.

Chinese Air Force Spreads New Wings

China’s military aviation industry has moved on from reverse engineering to indigenous design and development. Chinese airpower took centre stage in the Asia Pacific in...
Australian Army soldiers use a G Wagon Surveillance & Reconnaissance vehicl

Army Mobility Surges Ahead

The Commonwealth of Australia’s LAND programmes have made good progress in the competitions and selections for its army mobility requirements. Australia’s military is in the...
Defiant X and Raider X Future Vertical Lift rotorcraft.

Military Rotorcraft Development

New rotorcraft are going to come with new abilities founded on open systems that provide easier upgrade paths and cheaper through life costs. The main...
Synthetic training

Synthetic Battlefield

Rapid advances in training, including gaming, are cutting costs while honing a wide range of soldiering skills. Synthetic training seeks to bring together live, virtual,...
Blighter

None Shall Pass

The counter-UAS business is growing fast with new partnerships flourishing, and military customers exploring options regarding the best use of the technology. First came unmanned...
Indian Air Force

Looking Inward

India’s Government is seeking to meet its urgent defence requirements from within the country. India’s ongoing border face-off with China along the Sino-Indian border, near...
China launched a new group of triplet satellites for the Chuangxin-5 (CX-5) constellation on 26 October, 2020. Launched under the name Yaogan, the three satellites were orbited by a Chang Zheng-2C launch vehicle from the LC-3 Launch Complex of the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre. (NASA).

China ‘Boldly Goes’ for Space Independence

While China’s rapid progress as a major player in space technology and capability is undeniable, the ‘achilles heel’ to its next step may be...

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