Lockheed Martin Squad Mission Support System

Loaded

Generally associated with soldier modernisation and future technology programmes, efforts to reduce the burden on Dismounted Close Combat (DCC) personnel continue to proliferate globally,...
small arms training systems

Preparing For Battle

Alongside their reliance on ever-improving technology, individual soldiers need to be trained in an environment where the vast majority of the fighting takes place...
RAF RC-135W aircraft

Keeping Your Ears Open

The past twelve months has witnessed interesting activity in the Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) gathering domain of airborne electronic warfare, with the Syrian and Iraqi...
Camero’s Xaver-400

The Sharpest Tools In The Shed

Technology is increasingly assisting the soldier’s work in the urban environment. Advances in optronics, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), weaponry and command and control are...
BAE Systems

Something’s Happening Here

While the most prominent multi-national military campaign that is currently underway, the US-led efforts against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) insurgent...
Liquid Robotics’ Wave Gliders

Moby Dick or Red October?

In the long history of human seafaring, our species has found ways of harnessing the energy from the environment and eking out meagre on-board...
L-39

Best Supporting Actors

The nature of modern day operations means that air strikes are often the primary form of attack used against targets, and traditional battlefields, which...
MOUT scenarios

Cities in Conflict

One could argue that the strategic importance of cities in a conflict is not a new concept. Historically, cities were used for protection by...
USAF’s F-22A fighters

The Outside of the Envelope

The continued proliferation of both military and commercial RF (Radio Frequency) equipment, means that airborne EW will continue to remain as important, if not...
US Navy

Weight Watchers

Whether operating as a member of a mounted or dismounted special forces squad, the paradigm of maximum mobility, protection, lethality and connectivity remains a...

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