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Up, Up & Not Away: Why US Is Failing With Its Hypersonic Program While Arch-Rivals – Russia & China Zoom Ahead?

In a major setback, the US Air Force's second attempt to conduct the flight test of a hypersonic weapon proved to be a dud....

US’ Next-Gen Fighters Hit Turbulence With Lawmakers; Will Washington Replace Its Battle-Proven Warplanes?

At a time when the UK has injected millions into its Tempest fighter jet project, the US' ambitious Next Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) program...

Hostile Neighborhood: US Discusses Defense Cooperation With South Korea, Japan Amid Threats From China, N.Korea

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has discussed defense cooperation with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts during phone conversations, the US Department of...

Communist China ‘Meets, Greets & Treats’ Islamist Taliban To Get A ‘Crucial Job’ Done In Afghanistan

As the US exits Afghanistan after its 20 years of "war on terror", China makes a quick move to exploit the void to its...

Breathless In Air! World’s ‘Most-Advanced’ F-35 Stealth Jet Faces NASA Scrutiny Over Safety Of Pilots

The woes of Lockheed Martin’s F-35, often dubbed the world's most advanced fighter jets, are far from over. After cost overruns, operational snags, and...

Russia’s Nauka Module Incident Triggered Due To Software Failure – Russia’s ISS Segment Chief

The sudden activation of engines of Russia's Nauka multipurpose laboratory module at the International Space Station (ISS) was triggered by a software failure that...

War-Time Deployment of Rafale Fighter Jets To Remain ‘Top Secret’, May Be Used In Any Sector – IAF Veteran

The Indian Air Force's second Rafale squadron becomes operational from eastern India's Hasimara airbase, amid a protracted border standoff with China in Ladakh.  https://eurasiantimes.com/dassaults-irresistible-offer-to-india-could-pave-way-for-more-rafale-fighter-jets-for-the-indian-air-force-experts/ A top...

China Using Its ‘Pakistan, Sri Lanka Strategy’ For Possible Conquest Of Taiwan — Western Analyst

China accused the US of being the "biggest destroyer of peace and stability" in the Taiwan Strait following the passage of an American guided-missile...

Russia To Equip Its Orion Drones With Anti-Tank Missiles To Knock-Off Heavily Armored Vehicles – Officials

Russia's first combat unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) - Orion, is scheduled to launch anti-tank guided missiles for the first time in the coming fall...

Battle Of 6th-Gen Fighters: UK Pumps More GBP Into The Tempest Jet To Beat US’ NGAD & Europe’s FCAS

The UK Defence Ministry has signed a £250 million contract with 'Tempest’ partners to push its next-generation fighter aircraft program. https://eurasiantimes.com/uk-sixth-gen-fighter-jet-will-infuse-25-billion-20000-jobs-into-the-british-economy-but-can-the-country-afford-it/ Post-Brexit, the UK's fighter jet...

Turkish Soldiers Deployed In Afghanistan Will Not Engage In Combat Duty – Defense Ministry

Turkish soldiers deployed in Afghanistan will not assume any combat duty other than self-defense, Defense Ministry spokeswoman Pinar Kara said on Thursday. "The Turkish armed...

Killer Of F-35 Jets: US Dominance Of 5th-Gen Fighter Aircraft To End With Supersonic Stealthy ‘Flying Machines’?

Undeterred by its removal from the F-35 fighter jet program by the US, Turkey has unveiled a stealth carrier-based unmanned aircraft program to consolidate...

Iran’s Precision-Strike Drones, Guided Missiles Likely To Face US Sanctions – Wall Street Journal

The Biden administration plans to impose a new package of sanctions against Iran’s evolving capabilities for precision-strike drones and guided missiles, despite ongoing negotiations...

Dassault’s ‘Irresistible Offer’ To India: Will IAF Acquire 36 More Rafale Fighter Jets From France?

India is likely to receive the final batch of Rafale fighter jets from France by year-end. Coming at a time when India and China...

‘LASER DOME’: Rafael, Lockheed Developing Next-Gen Missile Defense System To Make Israeli Airspace ‘Impregnable’

US defense giant Lockheed Martin and Israel's Rafael Advanced Defence System will jointly develop a ground-based laser weapon system for the Israeli military. https://eurasiantimes.com/eurofighter-typhoon-adds-powerful-spear-ew-system-to-its-arsenal-as-it-challenges-rafales-f-35s-for-global-sales/ This will...

Eurofighter Typhoon To Add Powerful ‘SPEAR-EW’ System To Its Arsenal As It Challenges Rafales, F-35s For Global Sales

The Eurofighter Typhoon will soon be equipped with a new electronic warfare system, SPEAR-EW, capable of neutralizing the "most sophisticated air defenses".  https://eurasiantimes.com/boeings-f-18-super-hornets-super-confident-of-beating-french-rafale-jets-to-grab-indian-navys-fighter-jet-deal/ Multinational defense company...

Sex Toys In SPACE: Yes! A Japanese Firm Is Sending Its Rocket MOMO To ‘Spice Up’ Life In The Sky

A Japanese sex toy company is sending a rocket named MOMO into space to carry out "three important missions". The launch, expected this month...

Mission Impossible: China Threatens To Sink US Aircraft Carriers But Experiment Shows They Are ‘Unsinkable’

As the US shifts its military focus to the Indo-Pacific to counter what is seen as China's growing aggression, Washington is boosting its naval...

US-Russian ‘Strategic Stability Talks’ Open In Geneva Month After Putin-Biden Summit: Analysis

Roughly a month after Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden agreed on strategic dialogue during the landmark summit in Geneva, the US and Russian delegations...

‘Which Lightning Strikes Harder?’ — US Air Force’ Witty Tweet Over F-35 Lightning-II Jet Gets Netizens Rolling

It seems the world's "most advanced" fighter jet, F-35 Lightning II, is itself vulnerable to lightning!  The official Twitter account of Nellis Air Force Base...

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