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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...
PLAAF Y-20 near Malaysia -- RMAF

China flexes strategic airlift muscles near Malaysia

China has dispatched 16 Ilyushin Il-76 and Xi’an Y-20 heavy transport aircraft to the vicinity of Malaysia-administered shoals in the South China Sea as...
Indian Air Force

More Bang for Your Buck

Most Asian nations that operate fleets of legacy fighter aircraft continue to procure upgrade packages to increase capability and the extend service life of...
RoCAF-F-CK1-Taiwan-MND-1

Taiwan shows off indigenous stand-off ground attack missiles amid Beijing bluster

The Republic of China Air Force (RoCAF) took the opportunity to highlight its indigenously developed Wan Chien air-launched land attack cruise missile during an...
J-20

Rising Dragons: China’s Fighter Development Comes of Age

China’s military aviation industry today much advanced from that which relied on exports, although top-line engine production still holds it back. The formation flight of...
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...
Beihang-UAS

UAVs Over the Maritime Horizon

Maritime patrolling with UAVs has becoming the norm, allowing manned missions to be dedicated to more mission specific tasks. Airborne maritime operations such as anti-submarine...
WS-10B

China makes moves on J-10 turbofan engines

Screen captures of a video documentary released in early March by state-owned broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) suggest that the latest batch of J-10C...
PLAAF-Y-20

China set to introduce new Y-20 variants

The People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) is set to field two new variants of the Y-20 strategic airlifter, PLA and industry officials have...
Leck Chet Lam

Singapore Airshow still on despite exhibitor pull-outs over Coronavirus threat

The organisers of the Singapore Airshow (11-16 February), Experia Events, confirmed during a media briefing at the Changi Expo Centre that the event will...

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