How Russia Tried—and Failed—to Sell Iran Lethal T-90S Tanks

Russia’s Uralvagonzavod is willing to allow Iran to license-build the T-90S main battle tank domestically once restrictions are lifted on technical cooperation with Tehran. The Russian company is also willing to help Iran modernize its existing T-72 fleet. Tehran, however, seems to have decided that it can build its own tanks without Moscow’s help.

Contested Air Superiority Returns to the Asia Pacific

In a previous century the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) did not always fly technologically advanced aircraft that gave it uncontested regional air superiority. That's a statement which anybody born since the mid-1970s probably has trouble believing, but not only is it true, these times are now also returning.

First, some history.