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Syria says Israel hit military research center

Syria says Israel hit military research center

An Israeli air strike hit a military research centre near Damascus at dawn on Wednesday, the Syrian army said, denying reports that the raid targeted a weapons convoy near the Lebanese border. Residents who spoke to AFP on condition of […]


Joint-Venture Harpia Sistemas Unveils UAV Design

Joint-Venture Harpia Sistemas Unveils UAV Design

Back in September Embraer formalized the creation of a joint-venture between its defense division, Embraer Defesa e Seguranca S.A. and Elbit Systems’ Brazilian subsidiary Aeroelectronica (AEL) Sistemas to create Harpia Sistemas. Embraer Defesa will own 51% and AEL will take […]


Bringing Back Counter-Insurgency: AT-6B vs. A-29B

Bringing Back Counter-Insurgency: AT-6B vs. A-29B

In the next few months the U.S. Air Force will have to pick the winner of the Light Attack Armed Reconnaissance Aircraft (LAAR) competition. This decision will influence how the U.S. Air Force carries out close air support (CAS) and […]


RQ-11B RAVEN

RQ-11B RAVEN

Mission The RQ-11B Raven small unmanned aircraft system provides real-time direct situational awareness and target information for Air Force Special Operations Command Battlefield Airmen and Air Force security forces. The Raven falls into the class of Air Force small UAS […]


Archer-Class Submarines, RSN

Archer-Class Submarines, RSN

The Archer-class submarines (ex-Royal Swedish Navy’s Vaastergotland-class submarines) were designed and built by the Swedish company, Kockums AB, as single-hull, double compartment submarines optimised to reduce noise and magnetic signature. The two pressure-tight compartments also enhance safety and survivability of […]


The Ballistic Missile Defense System

The Ballistic Missile Defense System

One of the greatest threats facing the world today is the increasing proliferation of ballistic missiles and weapons of mass destruction. Non-proliferation activities, to include diplomacy and arms control agreements with Russia, have been successful in reducing this threat. Despite […]


Turkish Utility Helicopter Programme TUHP 149

Turkish Utility Helicopter Programme TUHP 149

The TUHP 149 is the AgustaWestland candidate for the Turkish Utility Helicopter Programme (TUHP). It is a new generation 8.1 ton medium lift helicopter with inherent multi-role capabilities designed to meet modern military requirements. Design Features The helicopter features a […]


Sea-Based X-Band Radar

Sea-Based X-Band Radar

The Sea-Based X-Band (SBX) Radar tracks, discriminates, and assesses the flight characteristics of ballistic missiles. The SBX provides an advanced capability to the overall Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). It greatly increases the Missile Defense Agency’s ability to conduct operational […]


FB-111 Strategic Bomber

FB-111 Strategic Bomber

The FB-111A, manufactured by the General Dynamics in December 1966, evolved in a bid to replace the B-58 and to have the mission flexibility the B-58 lacked. The swing wing design of the aircraft was proposed to meet an Air […]


 
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