Is Leonardo Involving in the New Generation Leopard 2 Tank Project?

Is Leonardo Involving In The New Generation Leopard 2 Tank Project

Rumors are swirling around the involvement of Italian group Leonardo in the new generation Leopard 2 tank project. This comes amid the Italian Defense Ministry’s potential acquisition of 133 Leopard 2A8 tanks from Germany to meet NATO commitments. The multi-year programmatic document for 2023-25, presented by the Italian government, didn’t specify the Leopard 2A8, but … Read more

The Alarming Stall of French Military Orders – What’s the Secret?

The Alarming Stall Of French Military Orders What's The Secret

The French Ministry of the Armed Forces has held back its military orders for 2023, causing a stir in the defense sector. Among the anticipated orders, 42 Rafale aircraft and 420 VBMR-L Serval light-armored vehicles remain untouched. Low Progress of Military Orders The usual practice of placing orders is seeing a lag, with no notifications … Read more

Exposed! The Uncertain Future of France’s Air Force

Exposed! The Uncertain Future Of France's Air Force

Get a peek into the future of French Air and Space Force’s tactical cargo routes. As plans for transport planes evolve, Airbus and Embraer battle for dominance as countries recalibrate their military strategies. France Reduces A400M Orders The French Air and Space Force initially intended to acquire 50 A400M “Atlas” transport planes, but the latest … Read more

End of an Era: The Mirage 2000B 501’s Final Days

End Of An Era: The Mirage 2000b 501's Final Days

With a history of significant contributions to the development of the Rafale’s weapon system, the Mirage 2000B 501 test aircraft is ready to hang up its wings after years dedicated to service. Renowned for playing a pivotal role in the development of the Rafale’s critical systems such as its active antenna radar and frontal sector … Read more

The Dark Future of the French Army’s Armored Division – the Facts

The Dark Future Of The French Army's Armored Division The Facts

The future of the French Army’s heavy armored component is under scrutiny, with the Main Ground Combat System (MGCS), a joint French-German project, not expected to be fully operational until 2040. Two potential solutions have been proposed to bridge this gap. The Leclerc Tank and its Challenges The first option is to initiate a new … Read more

Is Germany Abandoning the Future Air Combat System?

Is Germany Abandoning The Future Air Combat System

Le Times a récemment évoqué la possibilité que l’Allemagne renonce au Système de combat aérien du futur (SCAF) en faveur du Global Air Combat Programme (GCAP). Cette affirmation a été rapidement démentie par le ministère allemand de la Défense, qui a confirmé son soutien au projet SCAF, mené conjointement avec la France et l’Espagne. Le … Read more

“Alert! Canada’s Shocking Plan to Replace its Aircraft Fleet Unveiled”

Le gouvernement canadien envisage sérieusement de renouveler sa flotte aérienne en remplaçant 14 CP-140 Aurora par 16 Boeing P-8A Poseidon, des avions de patrouille maritime. Cette vente potentiellement importante a reçu le feu vert de la DSCA, l’agence américaine en charge de l’exportation d’équipements militaires. Potentiels concurrents et intérêts politiques Dans cette course pour remporter … Read more

Is the Metaverse the Future of Military Recruitment?

Is The Metaverse The Future Of Military Recruitment

The French Ministry of the Armed Forces has started exploring the use of the Metaverse for recruitment, specifically for roles that are in high demand. The “Red Team” of the Defense Innovation Agency surmises that the Metaverse, which is a shared 3D virtual space, could potentially become a battleground. As such, General Pierre Schill, in … Read more

Unthinkable! Underdog Philippine Air Force Stuns US in Military Exercise

Unthinkable! Underdog Philippine Air Force Stuns Us In Military Exercise

Un rapport de forces inattendu marque l’exercice militaire “Cope Thunder” aux Philippines, révélant les capacités impressionnantes de l’aviation locale face à la puissance aérienne états-unienne. L’exercice “Cope Thunder”, parrainé par les États-Unis depuis 1976, a connu des lieux d’implantation variés, entre les Philippines et l’Alaska, où il fut renommé “Green Flag” après l’éruption du Mont … Read more