Dominican Republic A-29 Super Tucano

COIN-Operated

In this article Armada focuses on the lighter (and exclusively fixed-wing) end of the light combat and Counterinsurgency (COIN) aircraft market, where the focus...

Turrets Syndrome

Vehicle turrets are growing increasingly sophisticated in a number of areas, from advances in ammunition to different uses of automation. There has been a...
Troy's M10A1 rifle

Under the Gun

On 25 October 2016, representatives from across the small arms industry met with military programme managers at the US Army Armament Research, Development and...
Rockwell Collins’ GR-2000

Radio Programmes

The erstwhile Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) programme continues to dominate tactical radio procurement for the United States armed forces, with new waveforms and...
Pakistani JF-17 Thunder

Dumb Bombs with Graduate Degrees

From the early days of aerial warfare, air forces around the world have sought ways to increase the accuracy and lethality of air-delivered ordnance,...
The RC-135V/W

Electric Avenue

The events of the last twelve months in the theatres discussed above underscore the reality that the electromagnetic spectrum, in which friendly and hostile...
camouflage designs

How Not To Be Seen

Modern armed forces must adopt a mix of tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs), standard operating procedures (SOPs) and technology in order to successfully execute...
SYNAPS-V

Radio Days

Feverish activity has been witnessed in the European tactical radios domain in the past year, with new products being launched, and existing products receiving...
‘Formidable’ class frigate

Full Steam Ahead!

Fast Attack Craft (FAC) can represent a cost effective solution, to both coastal and littoral defence requirements, and less intensive, maritime policing, needs. This...

Corvettes on Course

“Increasing demand for flexible ships that can adapt to multiple missions has been driving the corvette market over the last fifteen years,” notes Stephane...

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