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Patria goes Swimming

Patria, the Finnish wheeled combat vehicle developer, announced earlier in March that has developed a new eight wheel drive armoured vehicle designed for amphibious...

China Crisis

Two recent reports evaluate China’s electronic warfare capabilities and their implication for Asia-Pacific security. The US Department of Defence’s (DOD) annual report to Congress on...

USAF Remains Unhappy Over F-35A Costs

The US Air Force (USAF) may have to cut its planned buy of 1,763 Lockheed Martin F-35A Joint Strike Fighters by about one third...
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NATO Says Yes To ESSOR

NATO’s long-standing quest to introduce a secure, wideband networking waveform to be used across its membership may be nearing conclusion. It seems highly likely that...
A soldier from the 101st Airborne Division checks his Nett Warrior end user device during a full mission test at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, in February 2021. (Justin Sweet, U.S. Army)

U.S. Army’s Nett Warrior system gets future-ready

First deployed in 2012, the U.S. Army's Nett Warrior smartphone-sized communications system has provided infantry leaders with a distinct edge, improving situational awareness, communications...
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Hazards of delivering Close Air Support over a complex battlefield

Andrew Drwiega, Reading, UK - Several of the main speakers on the opening day of the Close Air Support Conference being held in Reading,...
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IVECO Shows SUPERAV for Land Combat

IVECO Défense Vehicles has used IDEF 2021 exposition to introduce its SUPERAV Land 8 X 8 wheeled armoured combat vehicle.  The vehicle is inspired...
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Gorshkov Electronic Warfare Upgrade Puzzle

Why is the Russian Navy is planning an upgrade of the electronic warfare systems adorning the ‘Admiral Gorshkov’ class frigates? While much of the...
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More Brazilian P-3 Upgrades

David Oliver - Nine P-3 Orion aircraft were acquired by the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) from the US Navy in 2006, and were upgraded...
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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...

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