USMC and US Army Work HIMARS Live Fire Demonstration in Australia

07/16/2019
The Marines are working to shape a more effective and integrated force. An example is their work on the integration of HIMARS with the F-35. Currently in Australia, the Marines and US Army have brought HIMARS to Australia as part of this years TS-19 exercise. According to a story by…

USMC Ospreys in Oz for Talisman Sabre 2019

07/13/2019
In these photos, MV-22B Osprey aircraft are seen flying over the Rockhampton Showground pavilion as a display put on for the Rockhampton Open Day as part of Talisman Sabre 2019. [maxgallery id="126030"] Talisman Sabre 2019 (TS19) is a bilateral combined Australian and United States (US) training activity. TS19 is designed…

Raptors in Oz for Talisman Sabre 19

07/11/2019
Talisman Sabre 19 (TS19) is a bilateral combined Australian and United States (US) training activity. TS19 is designed to practice our respective military services and associated agencies in planning and conducting Combined and Joint Task Force operations, and improve the combat readiness and interoperability between Australian and US forces. [maxgallery…

Operation Carthage: Technology May Advance, But the Friction of War Remains

07/11/2019
By Damien Hare The popular perception of bombing in World War II is of inaccuracy and indiscriminate destruction. Despite early intentions to conduct precision raids in Europe, both the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the United States Army Air Forces found that limitations of technology, training and the elements severely…

Navy League SeaAirSpace Symposium Showcases Emerging Technologies

07/05/2019
By George Galdorisi Occurring less than six months after the publication of the U.S. Navy’s latest strategic document, Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority Version 2.0 (Design 2.0), the recent Navy League SeaAirSpace Symposium and Global Maritime Exposition had a strong focus on the document’s three Lines of Efforts (LOE) (Blue: Strengthen…

Crafting Australian Active Defenses: The Israeli Impact

06/26/2019
By Max Blenkin Israel is a nation under constant threat, and has developed very advanced defensive capabilities including an air and missile defence (IAMD) system and that could be of relevance to Australia. At the lowest level is Iron Dome, a mobile Counter Rocket and Mortar (C-RAM) system, the development…

Iranian Global Hawk Shoot Down: An Example of How Unmanned Assets Expand Decision Making Options

06/23/2019
One of the points about flying unmanned aircraft is that you have a wider range of opportunities to respond to a shoot down. If it is a manned asset, you have to respond to recover the downed pilot or mission crew and to do so with significant impact. With an…