13 Jun 2024

Challenges and opportunities for Leonardo's M-346 fighter trainer

Di Enrico Petrucci|2024-06-13T23:45:56+02:0013 June 2024|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Guerra e Difesa|Tag: , , , |0 Commenti

Leonardo's M-346 trainer has great opportunities to be acquired by several air forces, in tandem with the F35. Its success will also measure Europe's willingness to move forward on a coordinated plan or to continue to go in short order.

22 Apr 2024

MBDA: another European Defense Excellence

Di Enrico Petrucci|2024-04-22T13:03:08+02:0022 April 2024|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Guerra e Difesa|Tag: , , , , , |0 Commenti

The launch of the Italian subsidiary of the French-Italian-British MBDA consortium illustrates new developments in defense missiles, in which MBDA is at the top not only in Europe, but worldwide.

25 Mar 2024

Is the future of the helicopter the tiltrotor?

Di Enrico Petrucci|2024-03-25T12:27:54+01:0025 March 2024|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Guerra e Difesa|Tag: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Commenti

New industrial developments seem to promise a brighter future for the tiltrotor, despite some incidents exaggerated in the media. But do European plans take into account the maintenance uncertainties?

29 Feb 2024

Outlook for EU defense policy: elections, war in Ukraine and the DEF plan

Di Diego Marenaci|2024-02-29T19:45:48+01:0029 February 2024|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Economia e Società, Guerra e Difesa|Tag: , , , |0 Commenti

The EU is still divided over common defense programs, on which hangs the burden of European and U.S. elections, with a possible NATO change of pace, as well as the outcome of the war in Ukraine.

14 Dec 2023

A century of the Italian Air Force: the future has an ancient heart

Di Claudia Ruvinetti|2023-12-14T21:25:49+01:0014 December 2023|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Guerra e Difesa|Tag: , , , |0 Commenti

The conclusion of the Air Force's centennial year is an opportunity to take stock of the past - no doubt a glorious one - and look ahead to the technological, industrial and strategic challenges of the future.

25 Oct 2023

Between Hamas and Israel it is war (also) in the cryptoverse

Di Elham Makdoum|2023-10-25T20:15:30+02:0025 October 2023|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Guerra e Difesa|Tag: , , , , |0 Commenti

Hamas' surprise war would hardly have been possible without cryptocurrencies. Indeed, over the past two years, Hamas has rebuilt its arsenal by collecting, speculating, mining and robbing in the cryptoverse.

5 Oct 2023

Deterrence's end?

Di Fabio Bozzo|2023-10-05T15:50:28+02:005 October 2023|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Guerra e Difesa|Tag: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Commenti

The rise of controlled nuclear fusion could lead to "clean" H-bombs capable of challenging deterrence between superpowers. However, a monopoly, even a temporary one, by democracies could ensure years of peace.

2 Oct 2023

Littoral Combat Ships. A cautionary tale (and an opportunity for Italian industry)

Di Enrico Petrucci|2023-10-02T08:53:30+02:002 October 2023|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Guerra e Difesa|Tag: , , , , , , , |0 Commenti

The U.S. Navy is grappling with a series of problems with its latest generation of ships, some of which will be decommissioned. An instructive story of applied technology and an opportunity for established entities such as Italy's Fincantieri.

30 Sep 2023

The KGB: 37 years of intrigues and conspiracies

Di Gabriele Faggioni|2023-09-30T23:57:39+02:0030 September 2023|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Guerra e Difesa|Tag: , , , , , , , , , |0 Commenti

The State Security Commissariat (better known as the KGB) was founded in 1954. For 37 years it was the USSR's best-known secret service; but it was disbanded shortly after the failed coup against Gorbačëv in the summer of 1991 involving senior KGB leaders.

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