11 September 2023

The British Royal Air Force in trouble

A recent report reveals that the UK Royal Air Force is facing significant shortfalls in combat aircraft, airlift and early warning. The report points out that the Ministry of Defence’s planned budget cuts and downsizing will create a deficit in combat air capabilities well into the 2030s, raising concerns about national security […]
8 September 2023

The F-35: transforming global defense and diplomacy

The F-35, also known as the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II, represents a groundbreaking leap in 21st-century military aviation technology. This fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighter jet is the result of a collaborative effort between the United States and its international partners, including the United Kingdom, Australia, and several others. The F-35 was […]
7 September 2023

Understanding fighter jets engines

In the ever-evolving landscape of aerial warfare, the role of technological advancements cannot be overstated. Among the pinnacle of these developments lies the heart and powerhouse of a fighter jet – the engine. From the groundbreaking invention of turbojet engines to the awe-inspiring capabilities of scramjets, the advancements in fighter jet engine […]
7 September 2023

Dassault Rafale: How strict US rules redirected defense orders to France

Sales of France’s twin-engine Rafale jet have grown thanks to stricter US defense rules that have redirected defense orders to other destinations. This article explores the evolution of Rafale sales, the factors that have contributed to its success abroad, and the consequences of this trend for the defense industry. The deafening roar […]
7 September 2023

A new supersonic fighter jet for 2035

A partnership between the UK, Italy and Japan aims to create a new supersonic fighter aircraft by 2035, as part of the Global Combat Air Program (GCAP). This revolutionary project promises to cut development times and costs, but faces major technological challenges, particularly in terms of cyber security. In a hangar at […]
6 September 2023

Dassault Rafale: the fighter that can do it all

The Dassault Rafale is one of the jewels of French aeronautical technology, a fighter aircraft that shines for its versatility and ability to carry out a wide range of missions. As an omnirole aircraft, the Rafale is designed to excel in a wide range of tasks, from air superiority to reconnaissance and […]
6 September 2023

Iran strengthens its air fleet with Russian Yak-130 advanced trainers

Iran recently took delivery of Russian-made Yak-130 advanced trainer aircraft, marking a significant step forward for its air fleet. These aircraft could play a crucial role in the modernization of the Iranian air force, and have implications on the international stage, particularly in the context of the war in Ukraine. A new […]
5 September 2023

Dassault Aviation: European Defense Relies on French Industry

Dassault Aviation CEO Eric Trappier argues that the capability of the EU defense industry depends largely on France’s nuclear deterrence strategy. The article examines France’s key role in the European defense industry, the implications of strategic autonomy and the challenges of cooperation and supply chains. As Russia escalates its war in Ukraine, […]
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 […]