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Stephen W. Miller

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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]
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...

Philippine Military Focuses On Territorial Defence

During the Philippine Army’s Artillery Regiment’s 125th Anniversary Ceremony on 1 July Army Chief Romeo Brawner made the announcement that as the “forefront of...
mrzr-tow-launch and .50 mg Ex Lethal Weapon CF 06-23

Royal Canadian Regiment Trials Armed ATVs

The 3d Battalion of the Royal Canadian Regiment (RCR) during its recent LETHAL WEAPON Field Exercise conducted operational and firing trials of its Polaris...
NASAMS ADF

Australia’s Short Range Air Defense System Completes Field Trials

With the recent successful completion of flight-testing by contractor Raytheon Australia the Australian Army appears to be one step closer to meeting the scheduled...
Autonimous Australian- Truck-convoy AMoD 06-23

Australian Army Unmanned Convoy on Public Highways

On June 6 the Australian Army conducted its very first operation of a convoy of autonomous tactical trucks on a public highway. The highway...
Ultra-Light Tactical Vehicle (ULTV).

Polaris MRZR Becoming Light Force Tactical Vehicle of Choice

The United States Marine Corps’ Systems Command (MCSC) announced on 7 June 2023 that it will begin fielding the Ultra-Light Tactical Vehicle (ULTV) to...
IRIS-T ground air defense missile system

Three NATO Militaries Commit to IRIS-T Air Defense System

Estonia, Latvia, and the Federal Republic of Germany all recently announced in my 2023 their selection of the IRIS-T ground air defense missile system....
NEMO Mortar Fast Boat

Swedish Amphibious Force Acquiring Seaborne Mortars

Sweden’s Amphibious Battalion 2030, the expansion of its Amphibious Corps made a major move in expanding its capabilities with the recent announcement of its...
Skyranger 30

Danish Army Selects Skyranger 30 for Planned Mobile Air Defense

Rheinmetall Skyranger turreted air defense system has been selected by the Danish military as a key element of its planned ground air defense system....

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