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May 12, 2022, 6:23 AM

NATO Airpower Steps Up Response to Ukraine Crisis

Since the beginning of Russia's attack on Ukraine NATO has taken measures to shield its member states along the eastern flank from potential aggression.

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Mitsubishi F-X
Feb 16, 2022 - 4:00 PM
Developing two aircraft with common basic requirements and timeline have drawn Japan and the UK closer together in terms of technology development.
TF MMU mock up
Feb 16, 2022 - 2:28 PM
Turkish Aerospace is showing off the TF mock-up in Singapore as part of a wider effort to gain export orders for its indigenous products and technology.
Boeing P-8 Poseidon
Feb 16, 2022 - 5:33 AM
A growth in tension in the Asia-Pacific region is fueling greater defense spending by nations looking to align themselves more closely with the U.S.
Red 6 airborne tactical augmented reality system
Feb 16, 2022 - 3:45 AM
Combat readiness is critical for any air force, and Red 6 aims to improve fighter pilots' skills with augmented reality training.
Elbit Skylark 3 Hybrid
Feb 16, 2022 - 3:00 AM
Elbit’s popular Skylark 3 UAS has been developed with a dual electric/internal combustion propulsion system offering a dramatic increase in endurance.
Aster 30
Feb 16, 2022 - 1:43 AM
Defending Singapore’s small airspace is a key mission for the RSAF, and relies on a sophisticated air defense system with upper- and lower-tier missiles.
Leonardo BriteCloud 218
Feb 15, 2022 - 10:00 PM
Leonardo has developed the BriteCloud family of expendable active decoys to provide vital radio frequency protection at an affordable cost.
H225M Airbus Helicopters
Feb 15, 2022 - 6:34 PM
Replacing aging fleets will be the biggest driver of demand in the Asia-Pacific region over the next decade, reports Airbus Helicopters.
MQ-8C Fire Scout
Feb 15, 2022 - 2:52 AM
The versatile radar draws on Leonardo’s experience with developing AESA radars, such as the Typhoon fighter’s ECRS and maritime-optimised Seaspray range.
IAI Barak ER
Feb 15, 2022 - 2:47 AM
IAI has a wide portfolio of solutions, including ground-based air defense systems. The latest product is the Barak MX, with its three types of interceptor.