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...
Babcock AH140

Polish Defence Ambition vs. Reality

Polish military procurement has ambition, although this has been slowed by ‘piecemeal’ and tardy decision making over the years. The Polish Government through the Armament...
The Lockheed Martin F-16

Poland’s Diverse Military Air Requirements

Poland’s Air Force acquisition programmes that strive to replace Soviet-era airframes with NATO compatible ones have suffered from frequent delays due to funding and...
MC-27J

Rough Transports stand ready to do Violence

Airbus has joined the sparse ranks of airframers offering ISR gunship versions of their seemingly benign transport aircraft. Airbus Defence and Space’s late June 2021...
ISR Wing

Looking Down From On High

The United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force is bringing in new platforms to continue its airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) capability, a skill developed...
KC-46A Pegasus-1

Pegasus Stretches Her Wings

Lieutenant Colonel Joshua Moores, Commander 344th Air Refueling Squadron provides insight into the squadron’s transition to the KC-46A Pegasus, its expanding mission set and...
M1A1 Abrams Tank offload Ssang Yong 14

All Change at the Corps: Force Design 2030

The plan for the future of the US Marine Corps is contentious and will see a restructuring away from its traditional all-arms employment. A revision...
USS Theodore Roosevelt

Navy’s NAVPLAN Integration in a Contested Sea

As rivalry returns at sea, navies are seeking dominance at the strategic, operational, and tactical levels. In this context, using networked datalinks to enable,...
RADA radar is integrated on the US Army IM-SHORAD

C-UAS – Solving the Detection Problem

Small unmanned systems are often difficult for engaged ground forces to detect - but help is at hand. As we have seen in the UAV...
A graphic showing a BriteCloud EAD creating a ‘ghost’ Eurofighter Typhoon

Airborne Deception

Deflection and deception is the key to survival against missile attack and the expendables market is developing smarter products to keep aircraft safe. Since its...

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