All articles by Gareth Evans

  1. How hypersonic flight could transform air combat

    Although the concept of hypersonic flight has been around for a surprisingly long time, it is no simple matter to…
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    16 Nov
  2. Carpooling the P8A Poseidon – a retro approach to maritime security?

    There is perhaps more than a touch of déjà vu about the recent signing of an agreement between the US,…
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    1 Nov
  3. Intercepting intercontinental missiles

    Hitting a bullet with a bullet sounds like the sort of trick shot that the Wild West’s legendary Annie Oakley…
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    20 Aug
  4. F-35 Lightning: up and away

    With the world’s most advanced multi-role fighter now embarked on a series of training exercises in the skies over Europe…
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    25 Jun
  5. Air-to-Air Refuelling: why tomorrow’s tankers will need to pack their own punch

    For today’s short combat radius platforms in particular, the growing frequency of sorties flown at ever-longer distances away from carriers…
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    6 Feb
  6. XS-1 Phase B: DARPA’s new space plane looks skyward

    Since the dawn of the Space Age, space vehicles have predominantly shared one major limitation – their fundamentally single-use, disposable…
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    4 Dec
  7. SpaceX trumps ULA, but is it really the end of space flight monopoly?

    The first competitively sourced National Security Space launch contract in over ten years will see SpaceX provide a total one-stop…
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    3 Jul
  8. JPADS: circumventing GPS for next-gen precision airdrops

    In times of crisis and combat, airdrops can be literal life savers, but resupplying ground troops by air has always…
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    25 Apr
  9. Speed and efficiency: are adaptive jet engines the way forward?

    That could all change, however, if the US Air Force's Adaptive Engine Technology Demonstrator (AETD) programme goes to plan, allowing…
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    28 Feb
  10. Extreme weather testing military aircraft: inside the world’s largest climatic laboratory

    "Extreme environmental testing of weapon systems is a vital necessity in any global military effort," wrote Clendon L. Hendrickson in…
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    3 Nov