The Philippine defense minister said the US F-16 fighter jet is “too expensive” and considering other options such as Sweden’s JAS 39C/D Gripen. As a country with an important geostrategic position in the Asia-Pacific region, over the years, the Philippines has faced many security threats and challenges. Domestically, radical Islamic forces emerged in the southern region; in… Continue reading The Philippines unpredictable stance in fighter selection
The Ohio-class nuclear submarine USS Alaska made an unusual visit to British overseas Gibraltar, while the USS Montpelier loaded mines in the middle of the Mediterranean sea, where the Russian navy was conducting exercises. “The submarine USS Alaska docked at the port of Gibraltar on June 28. The brief stopover helps strengthen cooperation between the… Continue reading US nuclear submarine sends a solid message to Russia to protect Britain?
If you look at the overall, China’s current main battle tank (MBT) development and production strategy, it is similar to the former Soviet Union; when developing modern MBTs in parallel with old and outdated tanks. During the Cold War, the Soviet Union was a leader in the development and production of main battle tanks (MBTs). There are Soviet… Continue reading China’s confusing tank development on the path of Soviet Union
While the US and China are preparing to conduct test flights of new-generation strategic bombers B-21 and H-20, the Russian PAK DA has not yet been seen. In July 2019, the construction of the first prototype of America’s latest generation strategic stealth bomber – the B-21 Raider took place. On June 8, 2021, the representative… Continue reading Russia is far behind from the US and China in newest strategic bomber
With fast flight speed, accurate infrared detector, AIM-9X missile nicknamed “sky fire snake” is the one of the most dangerous heat-seeking missile in the world today. The US has initially approved the sale of 24 short-range AIM-9X air-to-air missiles worth $42.4 million to Philipines, so each missile costs up to $1.76 million. The AIM-9X is… Continue reading How dangerous is the Philippines’ $42.4 million worth of AIM-9X purchased from US
The controversy about a “battle on paper” between the two lines of American F-35 fighters and Russian-made Su-35 not going to ended soon. The US magazine National Interest recently posed a situation to simulate a simulated battle between Russian Su-35 fighters and US-made F-35s and made a few interesting recommendations. The article notes that Russia’s… Continue reading “F-35 pilots must stay away from Su-35 if they don’t want to be shot down”
The reorientation means that India will have more troops acclimatized to fight in the high-altitude Himalayan areas, while the number of troops destined exclusively for the western border with Pakistan will see a gradual decline. In a historic move, the Government of India (GoI) has moved nearly 50,000 additional troops to its border with China as tensions… Continue reading India deploy 50,000 additional troops to China border in historic move
India on Monday successfully test-fired the advanced version of Agni-1 missile ‘Agni Prime’ from a defence test facility off Odisha coast. According to reports, the missile was test-fired successfully from launchpad No-4 of Chandipur at 10.55 am today. According to available data, the ‘Agni Prime’ is a short-range ballistic missile that will have a range… Continue reading India Successfully Test-Fires Agni Prime ballistic missile
In November 2019 in the Arctic, the tests of the Kinzhal hypersonic missile of the Russian Air Force were successful; this is a missile that promises to make the US military struggle to find a way to deal with it. Armed with Kinzhal missiles (also known as Dagger in English), the Russian Air Force’s strike aircraft can… Continue reading Can US destroyers withstand Russian Kinzhal hypersonic missiles?
The specialized nuclear submarine Belgorod for the Poseidon nuclear torpedo has set sail for its first factory-level sea trial. On June 25, the Belgorod nuclear submarine set sail for the first time, the status tests will begin. A source in the shipbuilding industry said that by the end of 2021 the ship will be handed… Continue reading Russia’s world-record-holding nuclear submarine officially sets sail