FN-MK48-SOFIC

FN Introduces 6.5mm SAW

Stephen W. Miller - FN America displayed its MK48 Mod 2 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) prototype chambered for the 6.5mm Creedmoor (CR) round at...
Korsar

Russia’s Rapid UAV Expansion

David Oliver - In eight year Russia has increased its operational UAV fleet to over 2,000 UAV systems, with new types currently under development. Since the...
Anka-UAV-Office-of-the-Turkish-Presidency

EW Systems Support Turkish Syria Offensive

The Turkish government has confirmed that its armed forces are using electronic warfare systems to support military operations in north-eastern Syria. Professor Fahrettin Altun, the...
BAE Systems’ Mk.38 Mod.3

Up Close and Personal

Close-In Weapons Systems are effectively the ‘last line of defence’ for naval vessels. CIWS have evolved in recent years as the immediate threats to...
Elbit Soltam smoothbore 120mm mortar

Over The Top

Mortars are a class of artillery. They differ from guns which have a low, flat trajectory best suited for engaging targets by direct fire...
IRIS-T-SL

Diehl presented air defence system at Eurosatory 2018

Diehl Defence showcased its ground-based air defence system comprising an IRIS-T SL surface-launched guided missile, an IRIS-T SLM launch vehicle as well as Ground-...
MBDA’s Meteor

The Need for SEAD

Events in Syria notably the deployment of sophisticated Surface-to-Air Missile systems such as the Russian Almaz-Antey S-400 Triumf to support Russia’s ongoing air campaign...

Who Goes There?

Identifying friends and enemies is a problem as old as warfare itself. The risk of inadvertently attacking one’s own side is an ever-present danger...
1-S500-SAM

Russia’s S-500 Prometheus SAM nears service entry

Russia’s existing in-service ‘double digit’ Surface to Air Missiles (SAMs), the S-300 (known as the SA-10, -12 and -20 to NATO) and the S-400...
The Royal Navy will receive the ‘Type 26’ class

Heavy Metal

Around the world, navies are procuring multi-purpose and flexible frigates and destroyers with new generation sensors and weapons capable of accomplishing a wide-range of...

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