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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]
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....
General Autonomics MQ-9 Reaper Drone

US Marines Receive Reaper Drone

The US Marine Corps has taken delivery of its first General Autonomics MQ-9 Reaper Drone supplied under a US Air Force contract. This is...

Poland Beefs-up Air Defences

The Polish Government took steps to further strengthen its air defences with its announcement on April 28th of award of a contract to MBDA...
Patria 6×6 armoured vehicles

Common Armoured Vehicle System (CAVS) Collaboration Grows

The countries participating in the Common Armoured Vehicle Systems (CAVS) expanded with the recent announcement by the German government that it will join the...
loitering munitions

French Army Pursues Loitering Munitions

After observing the use of loitering munitions in combat the French military have determined that given systems with the necessary performance these have a...

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