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How does Iran use airliners to secretly fly weapons into Syria?

Babak Taghvaee reveals how Iran, aided by the Syrian Arab Air Force, has used airliners to fly weapons into Syria to help arm terrorist groups fighting Israel

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Ukraine shows off Western firepower at Vasylkiv Air Base

In a ceremony that included Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at Vasylkiv Air Base on August 6, the Ukrainian Air Force displayed all of its main types of combat aircraft armed with Western-donated weapons

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How new weapons are making the F-35 even more lethal

David Isby overviews the ongoing development of new weapons for the F-35 Lightning II.

PAS 23: Leonardo, Nexter to develop new 20mm gun pod for M-346FA

During the Paris Air Show, Leonardo and Nexter (a subsidiary of KNDS) announced the launch of a joint development programme that aims to introduce a new 20mm gun pod on the M-346FA (Fighter Attack) – the armed variant of the former’s M-346 Master advanced jet trainer family

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What weapons can the F-35 carry? Global armaments list

The ever-increasing bite of the Lockheed Martin F-35 makes it a fearsome system. Gerard Keijsper looks at its armaments and the developments to come