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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Italian MQ-9

A Gathering of Reapers

The MQ-9 Reaper has become a ‘must have’ capability among Europe’s armed forces looking for a weapon capable UAV. The conflict in Ukraine has spurred...
A Falcon Squadron 6x6 Fuchs TPz CBRN reconnaissance vehicle and crew on a training exercise in Jordan. (Crown Copyright)

CBRN Danger Persists

Despite the impact of COVID-19, there is still good reason for governments to affirm their commitment to new CBRN equipment and training. The long delayed...
Saab MSHORAD

Air Defence Warning – RED

NATO’s ground based air defence (GBAD) has made important strides in catching up its rivals lead in countering the forward battlefield air threat. In June...
Working towards a digital next generation future vertical lift rotorcraft. Bell’s V-280 Valor cockpit simulation on display in October 2020. The V-280 will complete for the FLRAA requi-rement. (DVIDS)

US Army Big Six Requirements and Programmes (Part 2)

This is the second of a two part series to explain the US Army’s ‘Big Six’ programmes to future proof it over the coming...
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...

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