US-SOF

Special Forces evolve to counter The (Un)Expected

The strategic importance of Special Operations Forces (SOF) has never been higher as more capabilities are demanded of relatively small forces called to operate...
F-Pano

Keeping Constant Cohesion and Awareness

SOF small units must be fed real-time and accurate situation awareness, particularly when operating in anti-access area denied (A2AD) environments. Describing how command and control...
Saab-Torpedo

Swedish Navy Trials Next Generation Torpedo

Both the Swedish Royal Navy and the Finnish Navy are anticipating the arrival of a new generational torpedo designed for the challenging waters of...
RAF-Typhoons

Icelandic Gap Guardians

Protecting NATO’s northern flank is a job not only entrusted to Norway, but also a rotation of Allied air force squadrons based in Iceland. Norways...
UAV-SIGINT

Hearing Aids

Unmanned aerial vehicles now have the flexibility and endurance to deliver SIGINT to Asian military operators. UAVs The idea of using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVS) as...
MSAP

By Air, by Sea or Land

Whether conducting special reconnaissance (SR), direct action (DA) or military assistance (MA) missions, SOF units must be capable of rapidly moving across the battlespace. Rotary...
TALOS

Extending Personal Protection

Personal protective equipment (PPE) remains another critical requirement for enhancing the survivability of the individual SOF operator. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Arguably the most important PPE...
Litening pod

Nowhere to Hide

Published in December 2020/January 2021 issue - Targeting pods have matured and are turning the laser-guided bomb from bludgeon to rapier! Though guided munitions date...
Covid-19

COVID-19 causes concern, but darker threats remain

Having just returned from the Singapore Airshow (11-16 February), it will be of no surprise to learn that trade visitor numbers were significantly down...
Bell-360-Helicopter

A New, Data Driven Big Stick

Manned attack helicopters still have a future, as witnessed by the US Army’s thrust towards Next generation rotorcraft. But will the accolades gained during...

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