The KC-135 Stratotanker is ready to refuel from anywhere and extend the range and endurance of US and allied aircraft.

Capabilities Analysis 2024-03-19

Inferior satellite capability limits military uses for Russia, Iran

The challenges Russia has faced due to its lackluster satellite capabilities have hindered its ability to use high-precision weapons in contested environments. This doesn't bode well for ally Iran.

The KC-135 Stratotanker is ready to refuel from anywhere and extend the range and endurance of US and allied aircraft.

Capabilities Analysis 2024-03-18

Russian, Iranian air forces lack deep strike capability

Issues with Russia's aircraft and guided weapon program have become apparent as the war in Ukraine rages on, while Iran, which uses Russian weaponry, finds itself with the same deficiencies.

The KC-135 Stratotanker is ready to refuel from anywhere and extend the range and endurance of US and allied aircraft.

Capabilities Analysis 2024-02-13

Aegis Combat System gives Arleigh Burke-class destroyers proven edge in combat

The ability of a destroyer to integrate with other assets across a multi-domain maritime warfare environment is key.

The KC-135 Stratotanker is ready to refuel from anywhere and extend the range and endurance of US and allied aircraft.

Capabilities Analysis 2023-09-19

B-52 vs. S-400: Overwhelming Russia's premier air defense system

Iran is considering the purchase of Russia's S-400 air defense system -- despite its vulnerability to volleys of cruise missiles that B-52s can easily deliver from safe distance.

The KC-135 Stratotanker is ready to refuel from anywhere and extend the range and endurance of US and allied aircraft.

Capabilities Analysis 2023-08-01

Sukhoi Su-34 proves to be ineffective tool for Russian air force

Russia's Ministry of Defence continues to tout the fighter-bomber as an essential frontline element, but heavy losses in Ukraine and ineffective technology suggest otherwise.

The KC-135 Stratotanker is ready to refuel from anywhere and extend the range and endurance of US and allied aircraft.

Capabilities Analysis 2023-06-15

Russian Su-35 fighter is no match for US F-22 Raptor

The Su-35's technological deficiencies and its repeated downings in Ukraine show it is unlikely to win in a head-to-head confrontation with the far more advanced F-22.

The KC-135 Stratotanker is ready to refuel from anywhere and extend the range and endurance of US and allied aircraft.

Capabilities Analysis 2023-05-02

Naval decay: kleptocracy turns Russian navy into dangerous joke

Money goes into the pockets of corrupt contractors and Kremlin officials, leaving ships of Russia's allegedly vaunted navy unable to fight or sail, oftentimes with deadly consequences.

The KC-135 Stratotanker is ready to refuel from anywhere and extend the range and endurance of US and allied aircraft.

Capabilities Analysis 2023-04-25

Sinking of key warships signals failure of Russian naval doctrine

The Bastion Defence doctrine eventually led to Russian ships cowering in Sevastopol, their crews fearful of meeting the same fate as two high-profile ships that were sunk by Ukraine.

The KC-135 Stratotanker is ready to refuel from anywhere and extend the range and endurance of US and allied aircraft.

Capabilities Analysis 2023-02-23

Beijing's lack of appeal as strategic partner hinders sales of fighter jets, arms

China's sabre-rattling and continued threats toward its neighbours and the world at large have dried up much of the potential appetite for its weaponry.

The KC-135 Stratotanker is ready to refuel from anywhere and extend the range and endurance of US and allied aircraft.

Capabilities Analysis 2023-02-16

Doubtful future of China's J-10 fighter suggests new focus on 5th generation J-20

Since the J-10 was already obsolete when introduced, its limited capabilities and dubious track record suggest that China should focus on newer, more advanced fighter aircraft.