Aviation

Israeli MiG: How Israel “Stole” a MiG-21

How Israel stole a MiG-21 in 1966 to study it and develop tactics to defeat it in the event of a war with its Arab neighbours

Vietnam: “Operation Bolo”

Operation Bolo. How the Americans turned the tide against the feared MiG-21 over North Vietnam thanks to a plan devised by Robert Olds.

Deir Ezzor: Everyone wants it.

Deir Ezzor: Everyone wants it. This Syrian city has currently got the potential to be an even bigger flashpoint than Al-Tanf, right now.

Syria Update: June 2017

Syria Update: June 2017. A lot has been happening in Syria over those past 6 months. It is time to do a little recap and analysis

Nuclear close calls

Nuclear close calls: How the Cold War brought the world to the edge of destruction and how we seem to follow the same path once again.

THAAD System Arrives in South Korea, After North’s Missile Test

The strategically game-changing Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) system has landed in South Korea only one day after North Korea's Kim launched four medium-range missiles into the Sea of Japan.

Why the Chinese-Russian Deal on Su-35 is a Major Threat

China finally signed another fighter deal with Russia that’s worth 2 billion USD. As speculated, the fighter signed by the Chinese is the 4++ Generation Sukhoi Su-35. It will have a grave impact and we analyse it.

Charles De Gaulle mid-life Overhaul

Charles De Gaulle, mid-life overhaul. Details about the CDG overhaul which is going to last at least 18 months.

ShinMaywa US-2s For India.

ShinMaywa US-2 Amphibious aircraft After many years of negotiations between the Indian and Japanese governments, its looks as if India's Ministry of Defense is set to finalize a deal with Japan's ShinMaywa Industries to acquire 12 US-2 amphibious...

Kuznetsov and Kirov to Syria

Last week, the media went in overdrive and bloggers and editors went into meltdown as a Russian battlegroup centered around the missile cruiser Kuznetsov sailed from Severmorsk down the English channel on its way to Syria. The articles written...
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The cruise missile theory

There has been a lot of controversy surrounding the attacks on two oil installations in Saudi Arabia, on Saturday the 14th of September 2019. People have showed a lot of scepticism regarding the whole affair: How can a country at war and armed to the teeth with the best the West can offer be taken by surprise by a cruise missile attack, people ask. What usually follows is a list of conspiracy theories and flawed technical arguments…
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The MiG-25 Foxbat

MiG-25 Foxbat: The misunderstood interceptor. A lot of things have been said about the MiG-25, not many of them complimentary. This plane...

USA-Iran Update. So.. What is going on between the US and Iran?

USA-Iran update. So... What is going on between the US and Iran? In...

Unsung Weapons of World War 2

There is no denying that World War II was by far thee most devastating and horrific conflict in human history. From 1939 to 1945,...

Made in China: Chinese Arms.

What can be said about China's military research and development, other than that their unofficial motto being “Copy and Paste”? It's no secret that when it comes to China, they have more or less cemented themselves as the world's Xerox machine.