ADEX 2021: KAI and Hyundai Heavy Industries sign MOU on CVX co-operation
19 October 2021
by Alessandra Giovanzanti
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to co-operate in the development of a light aircraft carrier for the Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN).
Announced on 19 October during the Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition 2021 (ADEX 2021), the co-operation between the two companies is expected to focus on solving technical issues related to manned and unmanned aircraft operations from the new light aircraft carrier, which is expected to be developed as part of the RoKN's ‘CV eXperimental' (CVX) project.
AFRL pursues multispectral threat warning under EOS-DEW
03 December 2021
by Richard Scott
The US Air Force has launched an effort to develop and demonstrate prototype advanced integrated threat warning system technologies to address multispectral guided missiles, hostile fire, and directed energy weapon systems.
Brazilian Army mulls loitering munitions and armed UAVs
03 December 2021
by Victor Barreira
The Brazilian Army uses the hand-launched FT-100 fixed-wing ISTAR tactical UAV for different applications. (FT SISTEMAS S/A)
The Brazilian Army is seeking to adopt unmanned combat tactical effectors such as loitering munitions and armed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
The army is conducting preliminary studies that are expected to culminate with the publication of requirements for such systems over the next few years, Lieutenant Colonel Leonardo Gomes Saraiva, Army High-Staff supervisor of the Subprogram Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (SPrg SARP), told
The Power of Geography: A conversation with Tim Marshall
In this episode of the Janes podcast, Tim Marshall, journalist and author of The Power of Geography, in conversation with Terry Pattar, examine how our politics, demographics, economies and societies are determined by geography.
Tim Marshall w...