F-35

Ill Wind Blowing Through Defence Trade

Trade has always been a tool of statecraft, but its prominence here has risen markedly in recent years and the connection to national security...
JMSDF fleet

Protecting the Air from the Sea

Advances in the capabilities of surface-to-air missiles are being matched by developments in maritime air defence sensors. There is therefore demand for increasingly sophisticated,...
SYNAPS-V

Radio Days

Feverish activity has been witnessed in the European tactical radios domain in the past year, with new products being launched, and existing products receiving...
The Black Hornet

UAV Insect Repellent

With technology getting ever smaller while needs increase are two phenomenon that are found in almost all walks of life. This trend is particularly...
USS-Bataan

ESG amphibious capability boosts US, allied Euro-Atlantic presence

Published in the October/November 2020 issue - Rear Admiral Robert Katz, Commander explains how expeditionary strike groups are central to how the United States...
Textron

War Without End?

In January 2015, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) transitioned to a non-combat support role to assist the Government of the Islamic Republic of...

C-UAS Strikes Back

Air defence on the battlefield has returned, particularly to counter unmanned aerial systems. For decades the functions of forward tactical air defence have taken a...
B-83 training round

Will The Bomber Always Get Through?

“Ain’t a hope in hell, nothin’ gonna bring us down,” wrote Lemmy, the late lead vocalist of veteran heavy rock band Motorhead, for their...
The Royal Navy will receive the ‘Type 26’ class

Heavy Metal

Around the world, navies are procuring multi-purpose and flexible frigates and destroyers with new generation sensors and weapons capable of accomplishing a wide-range of...
NORINCO Sharp Claw

UGVs – Gaining Traction at Last?

Unmanned ground vehicles have not yet seen the success experienced by unmanned airborne systems, but is this about to change? While unmanned air vehicles (UAVs)...

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