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Is the war in Ukraine the swan song of the reconnaissance and attack helicopter?

Is the war in Ukraine the swan song of the reconnaissance and attack helicopter?

The rise of drones on the battlefield that we witness not only in Ukraine raises the question of the future of attack helicopters such as the French Army’s…

23. 03. 2024
American humanitarian aid dropped over the Gaza strip

American humanitarian aid dropped over the Gaza strip

In a significant operation on Saturday, the American military dispatched three aircraft to drop the first batch of humanitarian aid over the Gaza Strip, aiming to alleviate…

02. 03. 2024
U.S. military moves to restore V-22 Osprey fleet to the skies

U.S. military moves to restore V-22 Osprey fleet to the skies

The United States military is poised to take significant strides towards reinstating the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft fleet, with plans to present a comprehensive safety and…

28. 02. 2024
Ukraine wants to gain drone superiority over Russia. It will build up to a million of its own UAVs capable of hitting Moscow

Ukraine wants to gain drone superiority over Russia. It will build up to a million of its own UAVs capable of hitting Moscow

Ukraine plans to produce its own long-range drones this year, capable of hitting targets deep in the Russian interior - including Moscow or St. Petersburg. Over the next year…

25. 02. 2024
UK unveils $5.7 billion military drone strategy inspired by Ukrainian conflict Insights

UK unveils $5.7 billion military drone strategy inspired by Ukrainian conflict Insights

In an ambitious move to solidify its position as a global leader in military technology, the United Kingdom has unveiled a comprehensive military drone strategy, underpinned…

22. 02. 2024
The end of an era: Davis-Monthan Air Force base retires A-10 Fleet

The end of an era: Davis-Monthan Air Force base retires A-10 Fleet

In a move that marks the end of an era for the venerable A-10 Warthog, the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona has begun the process of retiring its fleet. The initial phase…

13. 02. 2024
Czech Republic faces EU Investigation over controversial helicopter purchases

Czech Republic faces EU Investigation over controversial helicopter purchases

In a recent development that has drawn the attention of both national and international observers, the Czech Republic finds itself under scrutiny by the European Commission over its…

10. 02. 2024
Russia is losing more and more aircraft. The next blow to the Russian Air Force will be dealt by F-16s

Russia is losing more and more aircraft. The next blow to the Russian Air Force will be dealt by F-16s

The recent crash of a Russian Il-76 military aircraft in the Belgorod region near the border with Ukraine has brought, besides the question marks over the crew composition, another tangible…

30. 01. 2024
Misplaced flashlight leads to $4 million in damages to F-35 engine

Misplaced flashlight leads to $4 million in damages to F-35 engine

In a startling incident at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona, early 2023 witnessed an unusual yet costly mishap involving one of the most advanced fighter jets in the world…

21. 01. 2024
Sentinel ICBM program faces cost overruns and delays

Sentinel ICBM program faces cost overruns and delays

The U.S. Air Force's Sentinel Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) program, slated to replace the aging Minuteman III missiles, has encountered significant financial and logistical…

20. 01. 2024
Pakistan buys Chinese FC-31 fighter jets. There are implications for regional military balance

Pakistan buys Chinese FC-31 fighter jets. There are implications for regional military balance

Pakistan is set to acquire China's fifth-generation FC-31 Gyrfalcon fighter jet, a decision that marks a significant turning point for the country's military aviation. Pakistan…

10. 01. 2024
GCAP – UK joins with Japan and Italy to develop a fifth generation stealth aircraft

GCAP – UK joins with Japan and Italy to develop a fifth generation stealth aircraft

The UK, Japan and Italy signed a treaty in Tokyo on 13 December to bring together their joint development project to create an innovative stealth fighter. The aim…

06. 01. 2024