10 years on, has the Russian SU-57 stealth jet shaken up the global fighter aircraft market?

January 30, 2020 @ 11:18 AM

The Sukhoi Su-57 is a stealth, single-seat, twin-engine multirole fifth-generation jet fighter being developed since 2002 for air superiority and attack operations. The fighter is designed to have super cruise, super maneuverability, stealth, and advanced avionics to overcome the prior generation fighter aircraft. looks into the timeline of SU-57.

Latest Trends in Cyber Warfare

January 25, 2020 @ 09:01 AM

The Iranian government announced that it had repelled 33 million cyber attacks in 2018 alone. The attack on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) that crippled its factories in 2018 exposes how networked manufacturing open to risks. The US Cyber Command launched ‘Operation Glowing Symphony in 2016 to disrupt the ISIS terrorist networks...

Make-in-India Program in Defence Begins to Bear Fruit

January 21, 2020 @ 10:09 AM

The Indian governments make-in-India program in defence has seen several projects fructify over the last 5 years. looks at some of these programs and how they will help India match up to other emerging players in defence manufacturing. Being in a unique position to access to U.S., Russian, European, Israeli and...

Chinese VS US Navy Destroyers

January 16, 2020 @ 09:44 AM

The Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) Navy commissioned its Type 055 guided missile destroyer in January 2020. The ‘Nanchang is the PLA Navys biggest battleship and the spearhead of its blue water ambitions. China plans to use the ship for muscle-flexing in the Straits of Taiwan and for force projection...

LCA Fighter’s Carrier Landing to Speed up Indian Twin Engine Naval Jet Programme

January 13, 2020 @ 10:46 AM

The Locally-made aircraft carriers- IAC -1 and 2 will benefit hugely from the LCA which will serve as a technology demonstrator for carrier jet operations. The successful landing on an aircraft carrier by Indias Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas will come as a shot-in-the-arm for Indias Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA),...

Will Iran’s homemade Weapons match American Military Might?

January 8, 2020 @ 11:42 AM

As the United States and Iran up their sabre rattling following the assassination of Iranian General Solemani by a US drone, the two countries are threatening war upon one another. Following years of economic and military sanctions, Iran has set upon an indigenous military industry that has led to the development...

Global Fighter jet Program Progress

January 4, 2020 @ 10:26 AM

Major fighter jet programs such as the European FCAS, the British ‘Tempest, the Russian Su-57 and the Pakistani-Chinese JF-17 made progress in 2019. The European and British programs, which are meant to challenge the United States dominance in the fighter jet market, made slow progress while the Russian and Chinese Pakistani...

New Aircraft Carrier From U.S and China

December 20, 2019 @ 05:20 AM

The CVN 79 aircraft carrier of Hungtinton Ingalls Shipbuilding which will be the future US Navys John F. Kennedy supercarrier was set afloat earlier this week and is expected to enter service 2 years last. At about the same time Chinas second aircraft carrier, the Shandong entered service with the...


November 30, 2019 @ 05:50 AM

As the first lot of Rafale Jets from Dassault is expected in India during 2020, looks at how the French jets weighs up against the Su-30 fighter from Russia whose Indian version, the MKI is the main strike aircraft of the Indian Air Force.

New Materials to Enhance Performance of Defense Equipment

November 23, 2019 @ 08:18 AM

New materials are being developed that will mark a substantial performance improvement of military hardware. From making armor several times stronger, to new types of explosives, to improving resistance to corrosion, looks at some of the new materials being developed in the US, Russia and China. UHMWPE (Ultrahigh Molecular Weight...