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The Great Escape

Although still considered a niche capability, Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) is being employed by a growing number of armed forces worldwide, who recognise...

Will The Bomber Always Get Through?

“Ain’t a hope in hell, nothin’ gonna bring us down,” wrote Lemmy, the late lead vocalist of veteran heavy rock band Motorhead, for their...

Power Politics

Combining two or more energy sources, hybrid power systems are increasingly seen as the most efficient way of providing dismounted soldiers with the energy...

Dangers of the Deep

Easy to deploy and cheap to acquire, maritime mines and underwater explosives pose a real threat to navies and commercial shipping by reducing freedom...

Decision Time

The decision to discard the Airbus Helicopters/Eurocopter EC-665 Tiger-ARH (Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter) gunship announced in the Australian government’s Defence White Paper this February has...

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...

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Hazards of delivering Close Air Support over a complex battlefield

Andrew Drwiega, Reading, UK - Several of the main speakers on the opening day of the Close Air Support Conference being held in Reading,...

Leonardo awarded contract for 22 of the new AW169M helicopter variant

Leonardo announced today the signing of a contract with Italy’s Guardia di Finanza for 22 new generation AW169M twin engine helicopters. The contract, valued...

Mack Defense Showcases Mack® Granite®-based M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck at AUSA...

Mack Defense recently showcased the Mack® Granite®-based M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck (HDT) at the Association of United States Army (AUSA) 2018 show at the...

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