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Familiarize Yourself: Entries Making the News...
Embraer EMB-314 Super Tucano
For its fight against Boko Haram, the Nigerian Air Force has contracted for 12 A-29 Super Tucano light aircraft for the strike role.
Lockheed F-35 Lightning II
Japan is looking to add another 100 F-35 Lightning II strike fighters to its already-committed stock of 42 F-35A models.
IRIN Sahand (F-74)
Iran has unviled its all-new IRIN Sahand (F-74) multipurpose, stealth-centric fighting frigate showcasing a broad array of weapons.
S-400 Air Defense System
The potent air defense system has no been spotted deployed to the Crimea Peninsula which has caught the attention of the West and Ukraine.

Catch Up on Some New Reads...
Ilyushin IL-2 "Shturmovik"
The Ilyushin IL-2 Shturmovik was conceieved of from the beginning as a dedicated ground attacker and more than proved itself in the fighting of World War 2.
Standard Beaverette
When World War 2 came to the front door of Britain, the nation enacted many local measures to ensure its survival - one of these became the Beaverette Armored Car.
Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW169
The Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW169 is a jack-of-all-trades as helicopters go, capable of fulfilling a variety of roles in military and civilian circles.
The competitor to the SMK design became the T-100 utilizing a very similar twin-turret arrangement for the heavy tank battlefield function required of it.
The SMK heavy tank prototype was a Soviet pre-World War 2 attempt at finding a successor for the T-35 multi-turret vehicle of 1935 - it lost out to the KV-1.
Another World War 2-era Soviet attempt to 'up-gun' the existing T-34 Medium Tank resulted in the short-lived T-34/100 project of 1944-1945.
T-43 'Universal Tank' Project
The T-43 'Universal Tank' project was to mate the mobility of the T-34 Mediun Tank with the protection of the KV-1 Heavy Tank - it was abandoned in favor of the T-34/85.
T-34M (A-43) Medium Tank
Intended to shore up the deficiencies in the original T-34, the T-34M was drawn up as its successor - but derailed by the German invasion of June 1941.
Conte di Cavour
This already-formidable WW1-era Dreadnought battleship of the Italian Navy was heavily modernized during the interwar period to make her even more potent.
Canon de 19 Modele 1870/93 TAZ
In need of mobile, large-caliber weaponry during World War 1, the French converted various artillery systems for the armored railway gun role.
Tupoelv Tu-16 "Badger"
This Tupolev high-altitude, jet-powered fast medium bomber entry proved itself a technological marvel and a market success for the Soviets.
Daher TBM (series)
For the discerning customer with the capital to spend on a high-performance passenger hauler, the Daher TBM single-engine, turboprop-powered offering fits the bill.
Neustrashimyy (class)
The end of the Cold War, and subsequent collapse of the Soviet Union, limited the impact of the Neustrashimyy-class ships.
In French Army service, the Cold War-era MILAN Anti-Tank Guided Missile weapon system has been officially succeeded by the all-modern MBDA MMP.
The Rheinmetall-Raytheon Lynx KF could figure into future U.S. Army plans.

Our comprehensive new listing covering airpower of the 'Big Four'.

Countering Allied airpower were hundeds of designs emerging from the Axis.

The promising Boeing V-280 Valor project continues its evolution.

Belgium becomes the 12th nation to commit to purchasing and operating the F-35.