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How hypersonic flight could transform air combat

At Mach 5, you can circle the globe in less than seven hours. The appeal of that to the aerospace industry is obvious and promises huge potential benefits, spawning new generations of weapons and platforms for the air forces of the future.

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, the UK and Norway to establish “a trilateral partnership with P-8A aircraft to address the changing security environment in the North Atlantic.” It signals a return to the kind of co-ordinated approach to anti-submarine warfare (ASW) that has not been seen since the days of the old Soviet Union, when maritime surveillance aircraft flew from Norway, Scotland and the US base at Keflavik to guard the Greenland-Iceland-UK (G-I-UK) gap. 

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