Patria’s AMV

Wheels of Fortune

There is growing recognition that protecting soldiers while providing tactical mobility under fire is critical to battlefield success not only in conventional conflicts but...
Saab’s M-4 Carl Gustaf

Lethal Weapon

In the area of small arms, support weapons, ammunition and munitions, there remains plenty of scope for weight savings across the DCC (Dismounted Close...
USSOCOM

Thinking, Inside the Box

Special forces around the world are keeping a keen eye on technological trends in the artificial intelligence and cyber domains as they seek to...
L-39

Best Supporting Actors

The nature of modern day operations means that air strikes are often the primary form of attack used against targets, and traditional battlefields, which...
Vehicle-based applications for laser weapons

Back to the Future

Although a few remaining hurdles are pushing the operational advent of laser weapons to the mid-2020s, they promise to bring cost-effectiveness and efficiency to...

Catch-22

A quiet revolution is occurring in naval communications. The stalwart Link-11 Tactical Data Link (TDL) is being replaced by Link-22. How does this new...
Liquid Robotics’ Wave Gliders

Moby Dick or Red October?

In the long history of human seafaring, our species has found ways of harnessing the energy from the environment and eking out meagre on-board...
MOUT scenarios

Cities in Conflict

One could argue that the strategic importance of cities in a conflict is not a new concept. Historically, cities were used for protection by...
Arctic warfare capabilities

It’s Cold Outside

As attention continues to focus on current special forces operations in the Middle East to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS),...
C-295 Persuader MPA

Cost versus Credibility

While a maritime patrol capability is important for many countries, not all can afford aircraft than can provide a full spectrum of capabilities. However,...

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