#Air Defense

Japan criticizes ‘provocative’ China-Russia air patrol during Quad summit

This article was originally published by Radio Free Asia and is reprinted with permission. Japan has described as “provocative” a joint patrol by Chinese and Russian air forces over the Sea of Japan and the East China Sea, conducted when Quad leaders met in Tokyo to discuss regional security.
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Flyable Mustangs Vs. Flyable Raptors - A Picture Illustrates America’s Declining Military Readiness

If you attended the Space Coast International Air Show in Florida last weekend, you were treated to formation flybys with two American fighter icons - the P-51 Mustang and the F-22 Raptor. But if you reflected on the fact that there are a comparable number of flyable seven-plus decade-old Mustangs to active Raptors, your enjoyment might have dimmed.
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‘Collaborative, Portable Autonomy’ Is the Future of AI for Special Operations

For a future fight against a near-peer military, U.S. special operators say they need smart, networked sensors and drones that can work together in contested environments with little human supervision. But as “collaborative autonomy” comes within technical reach, just how independent should these things get?. “We are going...