2 September 2023

Ukraine reinforces its air arsenal with AIM-120 air-to-air missiles from the USA

The Pentagon has finally decided to supply Ukraine with the AIM-120 AMRAAM air-to-air missile, renowned for its ability to destroy aircraft of Soviet origin. This acquisition could change the balance of power in the air with Russia. A strategic acquisition The Pentagon’s recent decision to supply Ukraine with the AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range […]
2 September 2023

Turkey seeks partners for TF-X program

Despite economic difficulties, Turkey is forging ahead with its TF-X indigenous fighter program. It is actively seeking foreign partners to support the project. Unfavorable economic context Turkey, whose economy is suffering from high inflation and a foreign debt close to $476 billion in March, is seeing its ambitious TF-X program put to […]
31 August 2023

Challenges and Promises of the Future Fighter Program for the US Air Force

The US Air Force’s NGAD program highlights the promises and challenges of digital engineering in aircraft design. While digital engineering offers faster design and better understanding, it can’t fully replace real-world testing. Striking a balance between these two approaches will be crucial for the program’s success and the future of aircraft design. […]
31 August 2023

Berlin and Paris clash over Europe’s next-Generation fighter jet

A clash has emerged between Berlin and Paris over the development of Europe’s next-generation fighter jet, the Future Combat Air System (FCAS). This disagreement, centered around the sharing of technology and intellectual property rights, threatens to delay the development of this crucial project for European defense. The FCAS project is a joint […]
30 August 2023

How fighter jets are maintained: all you need to know about fighter aircraft maintenance

All you need to know about fighter aircraft maintenance A brief introduction to fighter aircraft Fighter jets are sophisticated, complex war machines that combine speed, firepower and maneuverability to achieve air superiority on the battlefield. Born of the first aerial skirmishes of the First World War, fighter aircraft have evolved over the […]
30 August 2023

Evolution of Dassault Aviation Mirage fighter jets

Founded in 1929 by Marcel Bloch, later Marcel Dassault, Dassault Aviation quickly established itself as an iconic figure and undisputed pioneer of the aeronautical industry. Its name is associated with bold innovations, ingenious designs and a commitment to technical excellence that has marked almost a century of aeronautical history. At the heart […]
28 August 2023

Understanding aircraft stealth technology

Stealth technology: When invisibility becomes a military strength Stealth technology aims to make vehicles or missiles virtually undetectable to enemy radar or other electronic detection systems. Its origins date back to the Second World War, but its modern implications raise both operational advantages and economic challenges. The history of stealth technology The […]
19 August 2023

Emblematic aircrafts of the Second World War

The importance of air warfare in the Second World War The air force played a crucial role in the conduct of the Second World War, bringing about major changes in military strategy and having a significant impact on land and naval operations. Here are some key points on the importance of the […]
26 July 2023

F-22 Raptor vs F-35 Lightning II: Clash of the Titans in Modern Aerial Warfare

In the realm of contemporary aerial combat, the F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II reign supreme, representing the apex of technology, design, and firepower. Engineered by Lockheed Martin, these stealth fighters encapsulate the evolution of modern aviation, offering unparalleled performance and capabilities. While both aircraft project formidable power, they are purpose-built for […]