Coming to a Theatre near You

Airbus’ A400M Atlas strategic turboprop freighter is a new aircraft at the forefront of developments in new technology for a large transport aircraft. It...

Full Steam Ahead!

Fast Attack Craft (FAC) can represent a cost effective solution, to both coastal and littoral defence requirements, and less intensive, maritime policing, needs. This...

Seeing Things

Military vehicles have used optronics, such as night vision devices, for decades for observation and targeting, driver aids and, more recently, local all-round vision,...

Drone Dangers

Having created a bow wave of enthusiasm and a new industry around Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) of all sizes, there is now a pressing...

Best Supporting Actors

Concerns regarding the generation of collateral damage in the contemporary operating environment continue to have significant effects on the employment of support weapons on...

Water, Water Everywhere

Covert, deniable, versatile, and packing an ever bigger punch, modern submarines are the weapons platforms of choice for those navies which can afford them....

The Other End of the Line

During May and June the war against ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) gradually gathered strength in an all-out campaign by Iraqi and...

The Generation Game

On April 27, 2016 the latest example of Russia’s fifth-generation fighter, the Sukhoi Company T-50-6-2, performed its maiden flight. This test aircraft, described by...

COIN-Operated

In this article Armada focuses on the lighter (and exclusively fixed-wing) end of the light combat and Counterinsurgency (COIN) aircraft market, where the focus...

Chemical Memory

The first half of 2016 saw a series of violent acts which were either directed or inspired by the Islamic State in Iraq and...

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