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Hungary signals willingness for Swedish Nato membership

Hungary is the last remaining Nato member to approve of Sweden’s application, clearing the way for Sweden’s official acceptance.

US 2024 elections to impact defence spending

The outcome of the US election is certain to have a massive impact on global politics and industry spending.

B-21 Raider production begins, initiating the sixth generation of warplanes

The high degree of secrecy surrounding the B-21 is related to the possible hacking of F-35 designs by Chinese agents.

Zapping the Locust: directed energy weapons and the future of Counter-UAS solutions

The US military has been investing heavily in DEW equipment over the last few years in order to counter Locust.

From sci-fi to reality: The rise of killer robots in warfare

Various military organisations are continuing to push for MUM-T across land and air domains on the battlefield.

The future of space militarisation?

It may be time to appraise potential military uses of space beyond the common ‘satellite / anti-satellite’ paradigm.

The global development of sixth-generation fighters

The US appears to be the furthest ahead this stage when compared to its global rivals.

Hypersonic missile integration with aircraft

The US is currently trying to reach the same levels of hypersonic proficiency as Russia and China.

AR and VR’s role in aviation

Studies show that VR can be more effective than traditional methods by up to 400%, especially for spatial and situational awareness, workload management, among others.

B-21 Raider, the 21st century’s first bomber

The Raider was unveiled to the public in December last year and has its first flight scheduled to take place this year.