Stay on top of the rapid evolution of global air and space power. Janes covers every manned aircraft in the world, civilian and military, currently in production or development. We track upgrade programmes closely and maintain data on most propulsion systems, avionics, C4ISR systems and air-launched weapons and countermeasures. Janes database of military unmanned aerial systems is the most comprehensive and updated in the world with everything from micro-UAV’s to high altitude, long endurance (HALE) platforms used for strategic intelligence collection. Our structured data allows operators and analysts to quickly identify by variant platforms, track inventories and assess capabilities and limitations to support military assessments and market opportunities.

View an extract from the Su-30M profile, just one of more than 41,000 verified and validated equipment profiles available from Janes.

Timely, relevant and accurate open-source intelligence

Janes up-to-date equipment profiles, including imagery, specifications and analysis, enable you to identify and differentiate between weapons, systems and variants and conduct critical all-source analysis and reporting. Janes specific, structured and consistent nomenclature and terminology and the ability to apply a range of data points including types, roles, specifications and operators in a guided manner, speeds data discovery by quickly narrowing the field of possible matches. Comparison tools enable you to identify the comparative and contextual capability of a weapon system or platform.


Data and insight on all the world’s aircrafts

Janes data and analysis delivers a full picture of global air platforms, manned and unmanned, in development, production and service around the world. Verified and validated profiles and specifications for civil and military aircraft enables you to quickly identify, compare and understand capabilities at the highest levels of assurance.


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Identifying an unknown aircraft

Janes increases your awareness of the operational environment by providing open-source intelligence that supports threat and capability assessments, event analysis, change detection and equipment recognition.

Assess air mission system requirements

Delivering technical and programme data and information on more than 1,300 C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) and mission systems under development, in production, and in service on airborne platforms worldwide. Quickly understand the technical specifications, functionality and operational parameters and operational status with detailed profiles built using verified and validated data.

Technical specifications and capabilities of the world’s airborne weapons

Janes delivers verified and validated data and insight into airborne weapons in development, production and service across the globe. Technical details, specifications and capability descriptions, operational status, development and programme information along with supplier and manufacturer details support entity recognition, capability and threat assessments.

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