The Obama administration stepped up pressure on Russia with another release of commercial satellite imagery in a attempt to stop the fighting and increase international support. However, considering how Putin squandered his ...
Dr Dylan Lee Lehrke talks briefly on global warming and the militarization of the Arctic region. With approximately 9-14% of sea ice disappearing each decade, a much faster rate than initially expected, there should be an ice free North Pole region around 2040. With limited capabilities to operate in the region, the US is currently at a […]
According to a report from the ITAR-TASS news agency this week, Admiralty Shipyards Director-General Alexandre Bouzakov said that “The date of the start of construction of two [Project 636] submarines to… [Algeria] has been fixed, the contract is underway.” Interfax went on to say that the new submarines will be delivered by 2018 with a contract valued at more than $1.2 billion. […]
Recent satellite imagery from 04APR14 acquired by Astrium shows the former Indian Su-30K still at the Baranovichi-based 558th Aircraft Repair Plant. It’s been a rollercoaster ride. The sale of 18 x Su-30K from the Indian Air Force have bounced back and forth in the press with various countries being offered the aircraft at discounted rates. However, they […]
Recent satellite imagery acquired by Astrium on 19 March 2014 shows one of India’s latest acquisitions, the multi-mission P-8I maritime patrol aircraft. Parked on the apron at Tamil Nadu’s INS Rajali, India’s new platform is a variant of Boeing’s P-8A Poseidon originally built for the US Navy. Earlier this month, Boeing delivered the fourth P-8I to India on […]
Satellite imagery acquired by Digital Globe from April 2014 confirms that China has been carrying out construction activity on the Johnson South Reef. If things couldn’t get any worse in the South China Sea, earlier today the Philippines publicly accused China of conducting land reclamation on the Johnson South Reef, located in the heart of the […]
The latest satellite imagery from April 2014 acquired by Digital Globe shows several additions to Belarus’ 61st Fighter Airbase, a location less than 90 and 80 miles from the Polish and Lithuania borders, respectively. While both Russia and NATO countries always say their respective deployments are not aimed at one another, it’s not too difficult to read between the […]