Articles by Richard Sisk




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Hagel Moves to Kill Cold War Fleets

The proposal Monday by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Monday to retire the A-10 attack aircraft and the U-2 spy plane was the latest in a…



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South Korea Air Defense Zone Rattles China

China expressed “regret” Monday over South Korea’s declaration of an air defense zone overlapping Beijing’s in the latest ratcheting up of tensions over territorial disputes…


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B-52s Ignore China No-Fly Zone

Two B-52 bombers flew unarmed and unescorted through a no-fly zone declared by China over disputed islands in the East China Sea Monday in a…


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DARPA Works On New Anti-Ship Missile

The Defense Department’s top research agency has focused on developing a program to make sure that the Navy is not “outsticked” by China as U.S….




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Army Seeks Designs for Next-Gen Helicopters

The U.S. Army has produced a video to attract bidders and urge them to push the technology envelope in developing next-generation helicopter and tilt-rotor fleets…



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Ospreys to Israel in Major Arms Deal

Israel will receive the MV-22 Osprey in the first foreign sale of the tilt-rotor aircraft as part of major arms deals with Mideast allies to…





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French rely on ERC 90 in Mali

French troops going up against the Al Qaeda-backed rebels in Mali are counting on a six-wheeler all terrain vehicle mounted with a 90mm cannon to…