F-15C/E

Winds of change in the Fighter market

Andrew Hunter - Very little stirs the blood in defence quite like a good fighter competition. Fighters are glamorous, eye-catching, and expensive. They are...
USMC-Winter

Winter is Coming

Climate change and the geographical struggle to control natural resources in cold environments has made the need to operate in extreme cold more likely. There...
NATO

Now Europe is ‘A Nation of Shopkeepers’

France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, views Europe as “on the edge of a precipice” in terms of its security, as reported by The Economist magazine...
China-Super-Nation

Russia and China – Roaming the globe together?

When any nation opens fire on aircraft from one of the superpower nations there is always cause for international concern. On Tuesday 23 July,...
IWI-Tavor

Advanced Lethality

The push to enhance the lethality of the infantry at squad level and the rifleman in particular has extended beyond just the weapon itself....
defence-minister-at-Eglin

Poland looks to shed robes of the past

Poland is on the defence acquisition trail to replace its old Soviet-era equipment, even if the new budget and strategy looks optimistic. Poland has undoubtably...
Lead-SOF-parachute

Unannounced Arrival

When conducting operations the challenge to special forces, ideally, is to arrive and leave an area of operations with as much stealth as possible....
Jiangkai II frigate Linyi

China’s Jiangkai frigate roll-out delivers global reach

Dr. Lee Willett - Like any navy seeking global presence, China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) will use its surface forces to project influence. A...
Syn-ISR

SOF Seek Simulation to Optimise Training

Preferring to ‘train as they fight’, special operations forces (SOF) are infamous for replicating real-world environments to prepare for the execution of the full...
Polaris-Dagor

Moving Fast – Mobility Matters

Light troops need speed of manouvre to reach their objectives - and carry their support equipment with them. A principle advantage of light infantry is...

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