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Dr. Thomas Withington

Dr. Thomas Withington
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Editor, Defence commentator, journalist, military historian.
RF-7850D

Falcon-III Radio Family Enhanced

L3Harris’ new dual-band RF-7850D radio is designed to equip vehicles and static, deployed sites, typically at the platoon commander level and above. The two-channel...
MX12B-IFF-Transponder-(Sagetech)

Small Box, Big Difference

Sagetech announced on 9th February that the firm’s new MX12B IFF transponder has been certified by the US Department of Defence. The MX12B micro...
US-Army-Electronic-Warfare-(US-DOD)-1

Thinking Together

The advent of the US Army’s TITAN command and control tool has positive implications for electromagnetic manoeuvre. On 19th January the US Army selected...
F-16-(USAF)

Hyper Viper

On 11th January, the US Air Force selected Northrop Grumman to provide new electronic warfare systems for its F-16s. The company’s initial development contract...
FCAS-(Airbus)

Deus Ex Machina

More details emerge regarding the electronic warfare capabilities potentially adorning the pan-European FCAS sixth generation fighter. During the 2018 ILA Berlin Air Show, Dassault...

Electronic Warfare Podcast 11: Russia’s Iron Sky

A new authoritative report on Russia’s Western Military District gives useful insight on the air defence posture of this robustly defended region. In our latest...
La-Guerre-a-Ciel-Ouvert-1

The Dream Victory

A new French language work examining Operation Desert Storm is a welcome addition to the literature on this enduring conflict. The understandable dominance of the...
SL4200-(Silvus-Technologies)-1

Stream of Consciousness

Silvus Technologies has given Armada more details of its new tactical radios and waveform enhancements. On 6th January the company unveiled new tactical radio and...
General-John-Hyten

The New Old Game

General John E. Hyten, vice chair of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, shares his perspectives on electromagnetic support operations during a recent online...
Safescan

Wallbangers

Iceni Labs is hoping to develop its SafeScan wall penetrating radar technology to Technology Readiness Level-7, the company has told Armada. SafeScan is prototype handheld...

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