Indonesia and Asian Security

02/20/2012
Indonesia is a key player in shaping the future of Asian security.  With significant security challenges due to its geography, topography and maritime character, a key element will be shaping capabilities for lift, and maritime patrol capabilities. An insightful perspective on why and how Indonesia is shaping its capabilities was…

An Update on European Aircraft December 2011

12/13/2011
12/13/2011: This posting provides an update on several developments regarding European built aircraft.  The slideshow provides some glimpses of ongoing developments at Eurocopter and Airbus Military in the global marketplace. [slidepress gallery='an-update-on-european-aircraft-december-2011'] Credit: Eurocopter and Airbus Military The first photo shows the Tiger helicopter, a key element of the French…

Crafting a new AEW Platform

06/06/2011
06/04/2011: The most widely reported story from the Airbus Military Media event was the announcement of a new AEW platform in development. See, for example, the following: http://rpdefense.over-blog.com/article-airbus-military-lifts-veil-on-c-295-aew-study-74143248.html http://www.air-cosmos.com/defense/201105190151129/le-c-295-se-transforme-en-awacs.html http://www.ainonline.com/ain-air-transport-perspective/single-publication-story/article/aewc-version-of-c295-to-fly-29796/ http://www.aviation-office.com/news/16164.html http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/blogs/defense/index.jsp?plckController=Blog&plckBlogPage=BlogViewPost&newspaperUserId=27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog%3A27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post%3Ab2e923e8-0f7f-4742-a3b2-810a52e706dc&plckScript=blogScript&plckElementId=blogDest [slidepress gallery='crafting-a-new-aew-platform'] Photo Credit: Airbus Military Here the C-295 is being used as a test bed for the…