Orlan-10

Master and Servant

New information on the Russian Army’s Orlan-10 UAVs’ vulnerability to electronic warfare has come to light. Sources involved with Ukrainian Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle (UAV) operations...
PK machine gun at Russia-backed rebel position near the division

Ukraine – Global Economic Dislocation has just Started

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author John Longhurst, Chairperson, TangentLink. In conjunction with our colleagues at TangentLink, below...
Russian Army Torn-MDM Electronic Warfare System

Western Bits in Russian Kit

Russian electronic warfare systems are relying on Western components according to a report from a London think tank. Silicon Lifeline makes for sobering reading....
The planned Nord Stream-2 natural gas pipeline running from Russia to Germany under the Baltic Sea appears all but dead as a result of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Contagion

Our colleagues at TangentLink share with Armada their latest assessment of the economic and strategic fallout from the ongoing war in Ukraine. Bottom-line: Events are...
Battleye on computer

Keeping an Eye on the Battle

Mass’ Battleye electronic warfare simulation software is intuitive and highly capable. Armada has put it through its paces over the last few months. Armada has...
Armoured columns sent down streets in built-up urban areas, particularly without prior proper reconnaissance and support by dismounted infantry, can be easily attacked by Ukrainian defenders armed with shoulder-fired anti-armour weapons. Here a Russian column sits devastated following engagement by Ukrainian forces. (Ukraine MoD)

Hand-held Equaliser: Russian Tanks Hit Hard by Shoulder Fired Anti-Armour Weapons in Ukraine

Although the more sophisticated long range and precision guided anti-armour missiles like the FGM148 Javelin from the United States and Saab Dynamics NLAW provided...

EDITOR’S BUNKER BRIEFING (3 October 2022, No.80)

UKRAINE FIGHTS BACK, WHILE THE WALLS CLOSE IN ON PUTIN Dear Readers, Since my last Bunker Briefing, the tide of war has turned in favour of...
A dramatic picture of a Chayka transmitting station. Three such stations in Russia and Belarus maybe providing PNT coverage to Russian forces deployed to Ukraine.

Chayka Compensates?

Russia maybe using her Chayka radio navigation system to outflank GNSS jamming in the Ukraine theatre of operations. Russia’s RSDN-10 Chayka system is like the...
The Carl Gustav M4 is the fourth generation of a weapon that now has a range of ammunition that makes it so much more than just an anti-armour weapon.

Shoulder Fired Mayhem

Armada International was invited by Saab Bofors Dynamics to witness live firing of the company’s Carl Gustav, AT4 and NLAW man portable products in...

TETRA Talk

More details have emerged regarding the Russian Army’s use of tactical communications in the Ukraine theatre of operations. On 24th March social media video emerged...

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