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Stephen W. Miller

A former US Marine ground combat and aviation officer instrumental in the adoption of wheeled armoured vehicles and manoeuvre warfare. He has extensive hands-on experience in development, acquisition, fielding, support and employment leading land, naval, and air programmes in the US and twenty-four other countries. [email protected]
Inflatech decoys

Battlefield Decoys and Deception: Reaffirmed in Ukraine

Fighting on multiple fronts and facing an opponent with superior numbers and combat resources Ukraine is taking lessons from past wars to compensate. Numerous...
Perun UGV 4X4 w Perit ATGM ZMT

Polish Unmanned Ground Combat Vehicles Deput

The application of Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) to the battlefield is only just being explored with their use in combat roles truly in its...
Stryker ICV

Bulgaria Approved for US Stryker Combat Vehicles

On September 1, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency(DSCA) of the US State Department informed the US Congress of its decision to approve a potential...
MRIC Iron Dome test firing

RTX/Rafael Secure Multiple Ground Air Defence Initiatives (Iron Dome/MRIC & Patriot SkyCeptor)

The RTX (formerly Raytheon)- Rafael team formed in 2020 have continued to capitalize on their ground-based air defence collaboration. The most recent being the...

Brazil Seeking Truck Artillery

The Brazilian Army is seeking proposals for truck mounted artillery systems. The intent is to initially acquire two systems for evaluation. This could be...
BAE/Mallory T-650

Ukraine’s Unmanned Robotic Battlefield Casualty Evacuation

A recent article in The Economist reported that Ukraine’s military has been utilizing unmanned cargo carrying aerial vehicles to evacuate critically wounded soldiers from...

Redback IFV Selected by Australian Army

Australian’s Minister for Defence Industry Pat Conroy announced on 27 July 2023 the selection of Hanwha Defence Australia (HAD) as the winning Mounted Combat...

American Rheinmetall’s Electric Hybrid XM30 Combat Vehicle

The US Army Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV), now officially designated the XM30, may utilize electric hybrid power. Allision Transmission announced that it is...
Caracal in full camo.

German and Dutch Light Forces Join Light Vehicle Trend

The recent mid-July announcement of a 1.9 Billion Euro (US$2 Billion) contact award to Rheinmetall calls for the delivery up to 3,508 Caracal air...
NSM Launch Truck Kongsberg

Coastal Defence Receives Boost as Poland and Ukraine Collaborate

While defence against aerial threats is receiving principal media attention efforts to counter other potential threats, particularly attacks from the sea, are being given...

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