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 …

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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 …

CBU-105 Sensor Fuzed Weapon : USAF’s Ultimate Tank-buster


INTRODUCTION When we talk about busting tanks, large guns and missiles pop into our minds. But this job can be done in a very unique way by using a deadly weapon called the Sensor Fused Weapon (SFW). Initially developed as the Cluster Bomb Unit -97 (CBU-97) which was unguided and quite inaccurate when released from …

F-22 Raptor : The Story of The World’s Deadliest Fighter


INTRODUCTION It was during the height of the Cold War, that the US Air Force felt the need for a fighter aircraft which would have a ridiculous level superiority over its adversaries on the other side of the Iron Curtain. They realized that the latest Soviet fighters were on par with the latest American fighters, …