15 September 2023

Ukraine to acquire Swedish Gripen fighters

Sweden is considering supplying Gripen fighter jets to Ukraine to bolster its air defense against Russian aggression. This article explores the strategic advantages of Gripen, the implications of this possible acquisition for Ukraine, and the challenges that lie ahead. Against a background of continuing tensions with Russia and urgent air defense needs, […]
14 September 2023

Using Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) in danger zones

This article explores the challenges faced by US and allied Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft when threatened by aerial aggression. It highlights the need to use unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to preserve the safety of crews and the value of ISRs. The advantages of UAS, their ability to carry out missions […]
14 September 2023

Boeing to test DARPA’s future “Glide Breaker” hypersonic interceptor

DARPA has chosen Boeing to develop and test a prototype of its future “Glide Breaker” hypersonic interceptor. This technology is designed to counter the emerging threats posed by hypersonic weapons, characterized by their high speed and maneuverability. The four-year agreement between Boeing and DARPA includes wind tunnel tests, simulations and flight tests […]
14 September 2023

Slovakia unveils its first F-16 Block 70 in partnership with Lockheed Martin

Slovakia is set to receive its first F-16 Block 70, the most advanced version of the Fighting Falcon, at a ceremony at the Lockheed Martin factory in South Carolina. This acquisition strengthens Slovakia’s national security and places it at the forefront of regional and global threats, while reinforcing ties between Slovakia, the […]
14 September 2023

Augmented reality revolutionizes fighter pilot training

Boeing and Red 6 have achieved a major milestone in fighter pilot training with the successful completion of the first flight tests of an augmented reality system. The system enables pilots to see and interact with virtual elements while flying a real aircraft, providing a safe and realistic training environment. This promising […]
13 September 2023

The mystery of Amelia Earhart’s Disappearance

Aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart made history with her aerial exploits. Her daring career propelled her into the limelight, becoming the first woman pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic. However, her mysterious disappearance in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the globe continues to raise fascinating questions and theories. The Emergence of […]
13 September 2023

The challenges of aerial surveillance in the age of democratizing technology

As the U.S. Congress holds hearings on unidentified aerial phenomena (UAPs), it’s essential not to lose sight of other potential threats in U.S. skies. The democratization of aerial technology, particularly drones, poses major national security challenges. To effectively monitor airspace, the U.S. must explore ways to collect public reports while reducing false […]
13 September 2023

Priceless losses for the Russian Air Force

The planned arrival of F-16 fighter jets in the Ukraine has given rise to differing opinions on their usefulness, but one aspect that is indisputable is the impact on the Russian Air Force. The intensive use of Russian fighter jets has already led to the loss of several of them, and this […]
13 September 2023

Boeing wins $474.5 million contract to integrate EPAWSS on F-15JSI fighter jets

Boeing has won a major $474.5 million contract from the Pentagon to integrate the EPAWSS system on Japan’s F-15JSI fighter jets. This collaboration between the U.S. and Japan strengthens regional security through this cutting-edge technology. EPAWSS offers a suite of advanced features and enhanced durability, while reducing life-cycle costs. Regional defense takes […]