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...
Type 26 anti-submarine warfare (ASW) frigate

Type 26 Frigate Promises Naval Interchangeability

Three navies are looking expectantly ahead at the advantages of the trilateral Type 26 frigate programme. The United Kingdom’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme...
Hungarian Air Force JAS-39 Gripen

Multi-Mission Opportunity for Baltic Air Policing Squadrons

The Hungarian Air Force is no stranger to the Baltic Air Policing role; its Saab Gripens have just completed their third tour with a...
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...
3D printer - USS Essex

Back to the Future

Can Additive Manufacturing processes really deliver useful support to deployed naval vessels? On 1 August 1785, Jean François de Galaup (comte de Lapérouse) set sail...
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...
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...
2S19

The Art of Countering Artillery Fires in Ukraine

As Russia’s invasion and occupation of southern and eastern Ukraine moves into a new phase, counter-battery radar is proving its worth as the artillery...
Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in London. (David Oliver)

Japan and UK Move Closer

Fumio Kishida was elected as Japan’s prime minister in October 2021. He was expected to support a strong alliance with the United States and...

What Can Your Wingman Do for You?

The push to develop ‘loyal wingmen’ is widening but still leaves questions over how much complexity/capability they should have verses their attritability. Today’s congested and...

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