On The Move

Satellite Communications or ‘SATCOM’ is nothing short of a communications miracle, offering high bandwidths over long ranges. Unsurprisingly, militaries around the world want this...

Avoiding a Mid-Life Crisis

The Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) requirements of military aircraft account for a significant portion of defence budgets around the world. Customers want high...

Break for the Border

Border control has never been a more sensitive issue in peacetime than it now is in Europe and the United States. In Europe, sympathy...

Loaded

The demand for reliable logistics support has always played a key role in warfare, and the militaries of today are no exception. There are...

Cyber Active

Hardly a day goes by without the announcement of a significant computer hacking event, usually characterized as ‘cyber warfare’. Typically, a company’s computer system...

Talking at the Same Time

MANET or Mobile Ad Hoc Networking is the glue that holds tactical military communications together. It has revolutionised the tactical radio domain since its...

Flying Filling Stations

Operation INHERENT RESOLVE (OIR), the ongoing US-led military operation against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) insurgent group which has occupied significant...

Of Sparrows and Sidewinders

The global Air-to-Air Missile (AAM) market is a fiercely competitive one, in which long-established players battle to provide the armament for a diminishing number...

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...

A Fatal Error Has Occurred

Attacks by computer hackers on the IT (Information Technology) systems of government and commercial organisations have become commonplace, and cybercrime is arguably the fastest...

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