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Is Russia the World’s Leader in Combat Aviation? President Putin Certainly Thinks So

On August 22nd Russian President Vladimir Putin made the latest of several bold claims regarding the state of Russian military av… Read more

Why NATO Hated Russia’s S-200 - The Cold War’s Longest Range Air Defence System

The S-200 long-range surface to air missile system played a central role in Soviet air defences for most of the Cold War and bega… Read more

China and Russia Demonstrate Unprecedented Interoperability With First Ever Joint Command & Control System in Zapad 2021 Drills

China and Russia demonstrated unprecedented levels of interoperability in the five-day Zapad 2021 military exercises, which concl… Read more

Belarus’ Lukashenko “Sure” New S-400 Air Defences Will Be Acquired: Confirms Tor-M2 Systems Guarding Major Nuclear Facilities

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has reiterated his country’s strong interest in acquiring new units of Russian S-400 su… Read more

Newly Unveiled ‘Russian F-35’: A Look at the First Post-Soviet Single Engine Fighter

Following multiple reports that Russia was set to unveil its second next-generation fighter jet - a lightweight aircraft to compl… Read more

American Calls for Assault on Cuba Grow as Moscow Warns Washington Seeks Regime Change

As Washington continues to shown considerable interest in the ongoing unrest in Cuba, one of America’s oldest state adversaries f… Read more

Russia Teases Upcoming ‘Mini-Su-57’ Single Engine Stealth Jet with World’s Most Powerful Fighter Engine

On July 13th Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation released a teaser for its upcoming single-engine stealth fighter, with a full p… Read more

Persian Tomcats: How Iran Keeps its 1970s F-14 Fleet Viable Through Domestic Modernisation

During the 1970s Iran was a leading client for a range of advanced Western armaments, and under the leadership of the Pahlavi dyn… Read more

China’s Most Powerful Battle Tank Marks Ten Years in Frontline Service: How Powerful is the Type 99A

The year 2021 marks ten years since the Chinese People’s Liberation Army’s most capable class of the battle tank, the Type 99A, f… Read more

J-16H China’s Next Carrier Based Fighter? World’s Most High Tech Flanker Derivative Could Join New Strike Groups

A number of reports since February have indicated that China may be developing a navalised variant of the J-16 heavyweight fighte… Read more

Govt can evaluate splitting P75I submarine contract between two bidders: Mazagon Shipbuilders

L&T likely to be the second partner, if the govt decides to share the project. It takes eight years from the awarding o… Read more

The Indian Air Force Unit Pakistan Hates Most: Why Mirages and F-16s Could Never Shoot Down MiG-25 Foxbats

During the Cold War Pakistan and India repeatedly received high-end combat aircraft from the West and the Soviet Union respective… Read more

How the U.S. Quietly Abandoned Its Top Afghan Airbase at Night Without Informing Local Commanders

As part of its rapid withdrawal from Afghanistan, and amid increasing territorial gains by Taliban forces on the ground, the U.S.… Read more

Britain’s Type 45 Destroyers Are Getting a 50% Firepower Boost - But Still Badly Outgunned

The British Ministry of Defence announced on July 7th that it would initiate a $692-million upgrade program for the Royal Navy’s … Read more

South Korea Tests First Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile: A Strategic Deterrent Without Nuclear Weapons?

South Korean media outlets have reported that the country has carried out its first ever test firing of a submarine-launched ball… Read more

Britain and Japan to Jointly Develop Engines for F-3 Sixth Generation Fighter | Sixth Generation Fighter

Japan is one of several countries confirmed to be developing a sixth-generation fighter aircraft, alongside leading contenders in… Read more

Sub-Saharan Africa’s Top Air Force: How Powerful is the Angolan Fighter Fleet?

Having been built up from the 1980s primarily with conflict with neighbouring South Africa in mind, the Angolan Air Force was ran… Read more

Rafale Marks 35 Years Since First Flight: How Successful Has France’s Top Fighter Been?

June 4, 2021, marks 35 years since France’s Rafale fourth-generation lightweight fighter saw its first flight, with the aircraft … Read more

S400 vs F35 Comparison Can the S400 shoot down the F35? | Specifications, Radar Strength

What is S-400 Defense System? S-400 which was previously known as S-300PMU-3 is an anti-aircraft weapon system of Russia that was… Read more

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