Iraq, South Sudan: End of Year Offers No Respite
US Helps Iraq, from the Outside
- More than 8,000 Iraqis died in 2013 as the al-Qaeda-related Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS/ISIL) launched hundreds of attacks over the year. The US is delivering Hellfire missiles and Scaneagle UAVs as the State Department condemned these attacks.
Situation Getting Worse in South Sudan
‘Copyhawk’ Flies on Chinese Forums
- China reportedly had the first test flight of its Z-20 utility helicopter, which bears more than a passing resemblance with UH-60s.
- Here’s an overview China’s air force programs in 2013, and their naval projects.
- The Indian Air Force has been improving its information and communication technology in recent months.