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,...
China’s Type 054A class frigate PLA (N) Yueyang (FF 575).

Chadburns Ring Full Ahead for Modernisation

The increasing pace of naval modernisation in the Indo-Pacific is fuelling regional industrial growth backed by the maturation of indigenous technology. The rise of China...
Hunter class (BAE Systems)

Protecting the Hunters

The Royal Australian Navy is forging ahead with its acquisition of new frigates. What electronic warfare capabilities might protect these new ships? The Royal Australian...
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...
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...
Wärtsilä 31 engine

Marine Engine Power – Not Just About Knots

Navies not only want more engine power, there are also coming under increasing pressure to become environmentally conscious. The power and propulsion (P&P) systems for...
This image of one of the NEWS subvariants was also shared on social media. This type is towing what appears to be a folded, tall SIGINT collection antenna. (Twitter)

Japan Networks News

Japan’s Ground Self-Defence Force is overhauling its electronic warfare posture, both in force weight and capabilities. Reflecting ever-present tensions in East Asia, Japan’s Ministry of...
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...
South Korean president Moon Jae-in

Asian Air Force Modernisation

Regional tensions have forced the pace for regional air forces to buy new capability or update legacy platforms. The increasing prospects of a peer-on-peer...
Bonus Mk II PGM

Smart Munitions Increase Market Share

Top attack munitions are now widely developed for different artillery calibers with offering varied ranges. While aviation assets now employ precision guided munitions (PGM) and...

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