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Defence & Arms Last Updated: Jun 15, 2021 - 4:46:52 PM


Defence & Arms
What Is Old Is New Again
Back in early 2020 nine of the eleven four-star generals commanding the regional commands (like Centcom for the Middle East and Africom for Africa) sent a joint, and confidential letter to the American intelligence community pleading for evidence of Chinese and Russian misbehavior to be released to them, and the public, more quickly.

Jun 6, 2021 - 10:47:53 AM

Defence & Arms
The Air Force wants rocket deliveries to anywhere on Earth in under an hour
On May 5 2021, SpaceX was able to successfully land its prototype Starship rocket during a high-altitude test flight. The Air Force believes reusable commercial rockets like the ones SpaceX is developing could transport cargo all over the world. (SpaceX)

Jun 6, 2021 - 10:44:48 AM

Defence & Arms
Moscow Announces Dramatic Expansion of Military Forces in Western Direction
On Monday, May 31, Russia’s long-serving defense minister, Army General Sergei Shoigu, delivered remarks at a meeting of the so-called Ministry of Defense Collegium (a top brass ministry panel).

Jun 6, 2021 - 10:34:25 AM

Defence & Arms
Beyond Hybridity: Making Sense of Re-Generated Military Forces
Key findings:
  • In fractured Arab states (as Yemen, Syria, Libya and Iraq), defense structures are no more army-centred. It’s the sunset of the armies as pillars of national defense sectors, reflecting a wider context in which state institutions have lost capacity and legitimacy;
  • The hybrid model has been key to understand the complex forms of security delivery that emerged after 2011. However, the fragmentation and, later, the hybridization between segments of the armies and legalised militias have shaped new military entities, the “re-generated military forces”, which stand now a step beyond hybridity;
  • These forces are something more –and else- than the sum of two single parts, they are governance-oriented and show five recurrent features.

Jun 6, 2021 - 10:31:29 AM

Defence & Arms
China’s long-range missiles highlight RAAF’s strike shortcomings
Australia’s new F-35A joint strike fighters deliver tactical advantages in air combat bestowed by stealth, systems integration and data fusion. Yet, as advanced as it is, the fleet we’re acquiring doesn’t address two key deficiencies of the air force’s strike and air combat capabilities—lack of combat mass and lack of operational range.

Jun 4, 2021 - 11:22:36 AM



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