Future Trends to Watch

A number of trends are influencing the development of future combat vehicles. They will also shape efforts to upgrade existing vehicle fleets in order...
Dominican Republic A-29 Super Tucano

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...

Turrets Syndrome

Vehicle turrets are growing increasingly sophisticated in a number of areas, from advances in ammunition to different uses of automation. There has been a...
TenCate Advanced Armour

Suits of Armour

Helicopter armour that protects aircrew members and passengers from small arms fire is a proven requirement driven by recent, and ongoing, conflicts in the...
eurofighter-typhoon

Prince Salman signs up to discussions on a new batch of Saudi Typhoons

The UK Government signed a Memorandum of Intent (MoI) with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) aimed at finalising discussions for the purchase of...
Patria’s AMV

Wheels of Fortune

There is growing recognition that protecting soldiers while providing tactical mobility under fire is critical to battlefield success not only in conventional conflicts but...
Pakistani JF-17 Thunder

Dumb Bombs with Graduate Degrees

From the early days of aerial warfare, air forces around the world have sought ways to increase the accuracy and lethality of air-delivered ordnance,...

Corvettes on Course

“Increasing demand for flexible ships that can adapt to multiple missions has been driving the corvette market over the last fifteen years,” notes Stephane...
us-army

Battlefield Overmatch for the Modern Soldier

As an increasingly complex operating environment continues to present small unit teams with a series of evolving mission requirements, armed forces and industry are...
Global-Eye-Granada-AB-023

First GlobalEye Arrives Into UAE on Schedule

On Wednesday 29 April the UAE Air Force took delivery of its first Saab GlobalEye Swing Role Surveillance System aircraft which had been flown...

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