Boeing's Super Hornet leaves Canadian competition through the back door

For the past ten years, Lockheed-Martin's F-35 Lighting II has won in all the competitions in which it has participated. If the conditions for these victories are often subject ...

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US Air Force to test high-energy laser from AC-130J Ghostrider gunship

At the start of the Vietnam War, the US Air Force deployed a new concept of combat aircraft, the Gunship, initially an oats C-47 Dakota transport from World War II ...

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The F-35B, a real success but a severe handicap for the Joint Strike Fighter program

On October 3, 2021, at the end of a one-year modernization program, the Japanese naval self-defense force's assault helicopter carrier Izumo saw a combat aircraft for the first time ...

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Lockheed-Martin and Airbus to face Boeing for new US Air Force tanker contract

In 2008, Airbus, then EADS, and the American Northrop Grumman, won the KC-X competition to supply a new tanker aircraft to the US Air Force, with an aircraft designated KC-45A derived ...

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The US Air Force sharpens its strategy to reduce the number of F-35As it will buy

For nearly 15 years, the US Air Force had only one answer to all questions concerning its fighter fleet, the F-35A. Decked out in the quasi-mystical abilities of ...

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Will the British Army have to abandon the Ajax armored program?

In the mid-90s, the British Army undertook to replace its Scorpion, Scimitar, Spartan and Sultan scorpion and specialized tracked armored vehicles in service since the beginning of the years ...

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Australia and USA advance design of hypersonic cruise missile

To date, there are three technological approaches to designing a hypersonic missile. The first is based on a missile following a semi-ballistic trajectory, and having sufficient fuel to ...

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F-35 costs once again in the sights of US Congress

The political and budgetary management of the United States' defense effort is not, as one might think, the responsibility of the White House, but of Congress. That's the reason…

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