AI enables faster processing of large volumes of data, but the key issue of data collection and reliability remains to be addressed.

Understanding Artificial Intelligence in a Naval Context

While artificial intelligence has long held an almost fictional status which has seemed long on promise, in actuality it is increasingly defining superior ways...
RF-7800V

Making Waves

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last year could have a profound impact on the tactical communications domain. What the world is seeing in Ukraine is a...
Northrop-Grumman’s M-ACE

Controlling the Forward Aerial High Ground

‘Seize and control the high ground’ is an established axiom in combat. The current introduction and projected proliferation of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) challenges...
The Sig Sauer XM-5

Shoulder Fired Arms – Requirement and Technologies

Shoulder fired weapons are not only the mainstay of the infantryman but also a vital complement for other combat and support personnel. Shoulder fired weapons...
The US Army IVAS

Looking Beyond the Mark One Eyeball

The need for soldiers to know their immediate surroundings is essential to both their combat effectiveness and survival. Basic ‘situational awareness’ on the battlefield comes...
USS Ponce

High Power Defence

After a stuttering start, directed energy/laser weapons are beginning to gain traction as viable ‘soft kill’ options for military forces. In January 2022, the US...
The Carl Gustav M4 is the fourth generation of a weapon that now has a range of ammunition that makes it so much more than just an anti-armour weapon.

Shoulder Fired Mayhem

Armada International was invited by Saab Bofors Dynamics to witness live firing of the company’s Carl Gustav, AT4 and NLAW man portable products in...
USAF RC-135W, callsign HOMER, track.

Conflict in Ukraine: Analysis of Three Factors in the First Stage

An analysis of how Russia’s invasion was monitored by NATO, together with reflections on two key elements of the fight so far - the...
The Mexican Navy’s Sierra-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV) ARM Benito Juarez is pictured at sea. Damen Naval designs, builds, and supports ships for a range of international customers, including the German, Indonesian, Netherlands, and Mexican navies.

Shipbuilding With VR, AR and Digital Twinning

Damen develops simulation training products to add value in ship concept, design, build, and support. Navies are seeking to introduce new ships more quickly and...
Exercise Cold Response 2022

Integrating Amphibiosity

Brigadier General Anthony Henderson, USMC, explains the need to integrate the roles of Commander Amphibious Task Force (CATF) with Commander Landing Force (CLF), set...

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