Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Military & Defence

China surpassing Russia in airpower technology: RUSI

In a recent report, the UK-based think tank contends that Russia and China are on different trajectories in combat aircraft development, with China taking a clear lead in areas such as sensors, datalinks, weapons, and low-observable technology. The single area where Russia retains an edge over China is in aircraft engines.

U.S. Marine Corps replaces its legacy radar systems with AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar...

“The AN/TPS-80 G/ATOR will fill the void that the 59 will leave and enable Marine Air Control Squadron’s across the Marine Corps to accomplish their mission of command and control,” Gunnery Sgt. Jeffery Tracy, a radar chief with Marine Air Control Squadron (MACS) 1 informed.

Trump plans executive order to punish arms trade with Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump plans to issue an executive order allowing him to impose U.S. sanctions on anyone who violates a conventional arms embargo against Iran.

Serbia buys Chinese FK-3 air defense missile system

The FK-3 is an export variant of the Chinese last-generation, medium-range HQ-22 air defense missile system. The new medium-range air defense system was first shown at the Zhuhai show in 2016.

BAF to get high-performance fighter planes: Bangladesh PM

Besides, the BAF is also going to get soon the air defence system integration, unmanned aerial vehicle system, mobile gap filler radar and ultra-modern air defence radar, she said.

UK bars South Korea from selling FA-50 to Argentina

The United Kingdom just wiped out a large portion of Argentina’s future air force—all without firing a shot.