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May 20, 2024
As Europe faces multiple potential axes of attack, more European countries might need to reconsider their ground-based air defense plans.
May 16, 2024
Japan's pursuit of global market share in air transport and defense is driven by a commitment to cross-border collaboration and technological innovation.
May 15, 2024
The conflict in Ukraine is reshaping Poland’s air force, but the service is facing challenges as it grows.
May 15, 2024
With FARA canceled and FLRAA’s design changed, U.S. Special Operations Command is adjusting its own modernization goals.
May 14, 2024
Without any alternatives, the Air Force would have to depend on the KC-135 if a war occurs before 2028. Is it ready?

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May 23, 2024
The Ministry of National Defense’s resource management office introduced policy directions for guided missile operations.
May 23, 2024
The death of Iran’s president in a helicopter crash has renewed the conversation around the efficacy of western-led sanctions campaign against Tehran, while underscoring the rickety state of Iranian airpower.
May 22, 2024
The U.S. Air Force is reportedly looking to pre-position bombers across the Indo-Pacific.
May 22, 2024
Upcoming talks could set the stage for Belgium to step up from “observer” to “partner” status on the Franco-German-Spanish future combat air system project.
May 21, 2024
The U.S. Air Force needs to prioritize Ukrainian pilots over those from other nations for F-16 training, lawmakers argue.
May 21, 2024
BAE Systems sees a pathway to keeping the Global Combat Air Program on its development timeline despite elections in the UK that could slow decision making.
May 20, 2024
The Singapore Defense Ministry says an F-16's "pitch rate gyroscopes gave erroneous inputs to the flight control computer," causing it to crash in early May.
May 20, 2024
Seoul's investment in domestically developed systems and technologies is set to expand South Korea’s rapidly growing footprint in global defense export markets.