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Where is air warfare going in the 21st century?

23rd July 2020 - 16:00 GMT | by Charles Portal in London


Despite the tumultuous events of recent months, the global COVID-19 hiatus offers the chance to look ahead at the shape of air warfare as the 21st century progresses. 

As in the civil aviation sector, technology and interconnectivity for military aircraft are moving at an astonishing rate despite the industrial shock of COVID, allowing new doctrine and tactics to enter the battlespace.  

How have we got to where we are today, as we leave the 20th century in the rear-view mirror? What tools are available to air warfighters today, and what lies ahead?

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