Analysis

  • Global Defence Technology: Issue 81

    In this issue: The potential of hypersonic flight for aerial combat, the US Army’s Synthetic Training Environment, AI-equipped drones for airfield repairs, the Patriot missile system’s role in Korea, Guam’s...

  • October’s top news stories

    The UK MoD is to invest more than £90m in Royal Air Force aircrew training facility. Greece requested $2.404bn sale of F-16 Fighting Falcon upgrade from the US. Airforce-technology.com wraps-up...

  • Global Defence Technology: Issue 79

    In this issue: The race to perfect intercontinental missile interception, Germany’s new cyber security centre, Dutch defence upgrades, secure IFF equipment for aircraft, new rules for space warfare, cybersecurity concerns...

  • Intercepting intercontinental missiles

    Intercepting an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in flight has often been described as hitting a bullet with a bullet, and it makes for a pretty accurate analogy. Dr Gareth Evans...

  • Friend or foe: securing aircraft IFF systems

    The US Air Force has contracted Raytheon to provide secure identification friend-or-foe (IFF) equipment in a bid to help safeguard aircraft. IFF technology, which helps radar operators and missile crews...

  • Global Defence Technology: Issue 78

    In this issue: Autonomous systems for frontline resupply, electric hub-drive technology for armoured vehicles, the F-35’s arrival in Europe, how to turn an air force base into a ‘smart base’,...