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European Shipyards Build Individual and Collective Capability

Published in the February/March 2021 Issue - As Euro-Atlantic naval activity ramps up, key shipyards in the region are bringing their individual and combined...
B-1B Lancer

Defining America’s Strategic Global Strike

Published in the February/March 2021 Issue - General Timothy Ray, commander, Air Force Global Strike Command and his staff provide Armada International an exclusive...
Bell's V-280 Valor

FLRAA and FARA – Procurement With a Difference

The US Army is on track to ensure that the two platforms that emerge from the Future Vertical Lift concept - FLRAA and FARA...
Advanced Combat Optical Gunsight (ACOG)

Sighting Dynamics

Variable magnification and laser range finding are two factors that have greatly improved weapon sighting for modern riflemen. For much of history the primary focus...
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When Armour Is Not Enough

Traditional armour is often not enough to prevent main battle tanks from being knocked out on the battlefield. One of the three key elements of...
Smith & Wesson’s M&P12 pump shotgun is both compact and is compatible with 3 inch, 2¾ inch and mini-shells making it extremely adaptable. It has a capacity of up to 15 rounds with seven in each of its twin tube magazines plus one in the chamber. (Smith & Wesson)

Winning the CBQ

The close quarter battle (CQB) requires weapons that can be brought quickly onto a target, not to mention sights that allow quick and accurate...
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Tomorrow’s Fighters

There are a number of prospective ‘Next Generation’ fighter projects taking shape around the world, although not all will be truly revolutionary. A new generation...
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Abraham Accords lets IDEX welcome new first timers

Published in the Middle East Feb/Mar 2021 Supplement - The flurry of normalisation agreements between Israel and Arab countries means Israeli defence contractors can...
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Breaking A2D2 with Long Range Fires

Published in the February/March 2021 Issue - Enhancing the delivery of long range precision fires (LRPF) is being driven largely as a potential response...
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Evolving Agile and Flexible Command at Sea

Commodore Michael Harris, Commodore Flotillas, discusses how the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has been scaling its task group command structure to enhance operational flexibility. With...

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