Special Report : Analysis of Russia’s Airstrikes In Syria


In this special news report by Defencyclopedia, we bring you the second part of our analysis on Russia's involvement in Syria. It covers the aircraft and weapons that their air force is currently using as a part of a large-scale bombing campaign. INTRODUCTION The involvement of the Russian armed forces in a massive scale was …

Special Report : Analysis of Russia’s Cruise Missile Attacks on Syria


In this special news report by Defencyclopedia, we bring you an analysis of the recent cruise missile attacks conducted by the Russian Navy, against targets in Syria. This article will provide a proper insight into what assets were involved in the strike. INTRODUCTION When we think of cruise missile attacks launched from a warship, the …

News Digest : Russia sends Su-30s to Syria, Egypt buys 2 Mistrals..


In this news digest by Defencyclopedia, we bring you the most recent and relevant happenings in the world of defense. Each report will have our analysis and opinion about it. Russia sends fighter jets, troops and tanks to Syria Russia is involving itself in a major way in the Syrian conflict in order to prevent …

News Digest : First flight of Italian F-35A, India to acquire armed drones


In this weekly news digest by Defencyclopedia, we bring you the most recent and relevant happenings in the world of defense. Each report will have our analysis and opinion about it. First Italian built F-35A takes flight In a historic milestone for the expensive F-35 program, the first F-35A to be assembled overseas took off …

News Digest : China building 2 aircraft carriers, Indonesia orders Su-35…


In this weekly news digest by Defencyclopedia, we bring you the most recent and relevant happenings in the world of defense. Each report will have our analysis and opinion about it. Egypt orders 50 Kamov Ka-52 attack helicopters from Russia On a massive military modernization spree, Egypt has ordered 50 units of the Ka-52 'Alligator' …

News Digest : USAF sends F-22s to Europe, Russia unveils new missiles…


In this weekly news digest by Defencyclopedia, we bring you the most recent and relevant happenings in the world of defense. Each report will have our analysis and opinion about it. Israel purchases 4 Sa'ar 6 class missile corvettes from Germany The Israeli Navy's surface fleet will get a shot in the arm with the …

Integrated masts – The next generation design for naval masts


SUMMARY The best position for a sensor on a ship, is on top of the highest mast. Multiple sensors mean multiple antennas; hence ending up close together. Such an arrangement requires the need to switch one system off before another one can be used. As all sensor systems are installed separately on the ship, and …

Top 10 Most Powerful Weapons of The Australian Military


INTRODUCTION Australia is a country which is seldom seen as a military power. It has the unique distinction of being a country and a continent, as well as an island. It greatly benefits from the lack of hostile neighbours, which allows it to build a defensive military. Having an extremely long coastline to protect, Australia …

Pantsyr S1 : Russia’s deadly short range air defense system


INTRODUCTION Air defense systems are a very important asset for every military. Without these things, an enemy can wreck havoc using its aircraft and missiles. When it comes to land based air defense systems, Russia has been the leader from the past few decades. They have Surface to Air Missile (SAM) systems in every shape …

Dragon vs elephant (Part-3): China’s offensive naval ambitions and strategies


INTRODUCTION This article will try to understand why China has turned to the sea, its naval growth, and if its maritime endeavors are defensive or offensive in nature. These findings will, in turn, determine if India should be concerned by China’s activities, especially in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR). This examination begins by studying China’s …