HIMARS

Beyond Artillery’s Reach

The ranges and complexity of ground launched missiles has grown, and with no limiting treaty, looks set to go ballistic. Tactical missiles extend the depth...

Global Defence needs may help US Army Modernisation

The US Army is preparing to undertake a substantial reordering of its modernisation programmes so that it can catch up with a changing global...
SOTACS

Special Forces Keep ‘Eyes On’ New Technology

Capable of conducting an extensive spread of mission sets across a complicated operating environment, special operations forces (SOF) demand the highest levels in technical...
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Modern Soldier by Design

The light infantryman has been receiving significant attention by many armed forces across the world. In the United States there has been wide focus...
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Poland looks to shed robes of the past

Poland is on the defence acquisition trail to replace its old Soviet-era equipment, even if the new budget and strategy looks optimistic. Poland has undoubtably...
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Managing the Biggest Aviation Challenge in the Royal Navy

Rear Admiral Connell spoke to Armada International about the responsibility and challenges of developing the Royal Navy’s Carrier Strike capability. “As Rear Admiral Fleet Air...
Syn-ISR

SOF Seek Simulation to Optimise Training

Preferring to ‘train as they fight’, special operations forces (SOF) are infamous for replicating real-world environments to prepare for the execution of the full...
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SOF Countercommunications Denial

As the operating environment for special operations forces (SOF) increasingly incorporates missions in anti-access/area denied (A2AD) and command and control denied or degraded environments...
Polaris-Dagor

Moving Fast – Mobility Matters

Light troops need speed of manouvre to reach their objectives - and carry their support equipment with them. A principle advantage of light infantry is...
RAF Typhoon Eurofighter at the US Exercise Red Flag 2014.

Survivability Through Digital Stealth

Can reprogrammable electronic warfare systems provide protection for tactical aircraft in a dynamic and changing threat environment? Leonardo believe in rapidly reprogrammable electronic warfare (EW) systems. Not only...

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