5 September 2023

BAE Systems establishes strategic presence in Ukraine

British defense giant BAE Systems is establishing a presence in Ukraine to support the war effort against the Russian invasion. The company aims to produce 105 mm light artillery guns on Ukrainian soil. This decision raises security and geopolitical issues, as Ukraine seeks to strengthen its arsenal while boosting its economy. British […]
4 September 2023

NASA Partners with Boeing and Northrop Grumman to Develop a Mach 4 Passenger Aircraft

NASA joins forces with Boeing and Northrop Grumman to explore the feasibility of an ultra-fast Mach 4 passenger aircraft. This article details the joint effort to push the limits of supersonic travel, highlights the technological advances that make this project possible, and examines the implications of these developments for the future of […]
4 September 2023

Towards better preparation for European F-16 pilots

Lockheed Martin, in collaboration with the governments of Romania and the Netherlands, plans to establish a European F-16 Training Center in Romania. This initiative aims to improve the operational readiness of Romanian and other European pilots flying these iconic fighter jets. This article explores in detail the implications of this announcement, from […]
4 September 2023

World War II air battles

Explore the crucial air battles of the Second World War: discover the forces involved, tactics used and technological developments. Introduction Contextualizing the Second World War The Second World War, fought between 1939 and 1945, was one of the most devastating confrontations in modern history. Encompassing nations from every corner of the globe, […]
3 September 2023

Integrating artificial intelligence into the future FCAS fighter aircraft

Germany is opting for a state-of-the-art artificial intelligence (AI) infrastructure for its future sixth-generation fighter aircraft, the FCAS, thanks to a consortium led by Helsing and Rohde & Schwarz. This technological breakthrough could strengthen Germany’s defense capability and set new standards for air combat technology. The choice of a consortium with expertise […]
3 September 2023

Ukraine wants to buy French Rafales: Issues and implications

Ukraine is showing a keen interest in acquiring French Rafale fighters, reflecting its desire to diversify its defense choices. However, various technical constraints and production capacities could slow down this ambition. Growing interest in defensive diversity In an interview with Le Monde following his recent meetings with French representatives, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister […]
2 September 2023

Stealth jet war: US 6th generation vs. Chinese 6th generation

Both the USA and China are actively developing their revolutionary 6th generation stealth fighter jets. However, despite intense competition, the technical specifics remain a mystery, and the debate over superiority persists. Anticipated features of 6th generation stealth jets 6th generation aircraft in the USA: what we know China’s 6th-generation aircraft: a developing […]
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 […]