QKD uses diamonds to generate entangled protons.

Qubits Keep Comms ‘Hush-Hush’

Quantum technologies could help revolutionise military communications, not least in the field of encryption. Just a little quantum physics, there is no need to be...
Ukraine Orion

Ukraine’s Unmanned Air War

UAVs are being used at the centre of air operations conducting ISTAR missions on a daily basis. We have recently seen extensive use of unmanned...
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...
THE INTEGRATED TACTICAL NETWORK AT WORK

Spreading the Word

The introduction of Integrated Tactical Networks will deliver a step-change in the way data and communications is available over the battlefield. The global access to,...
MV-22 Osprey medium transport helicopter

Re-Envisioning the Marine Corps

This month’s Commander’s Intent focuses on how the US Marine Corps senior command has updated its original Force Design 2030 concept (Mod 1), a...
Naval Group AI

AI’s Achilles Heel?

Artificial Intelligence is promising to speed up the analysis of data to further tighten the OODA loop for commanders. But does it also have...
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...
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...

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...
CAESAR 155mm/52 calibre (6x6) self-propelled artillery system carrying out a fire mission. This one has a fully protected cab. (Nexter)

Wheeled artillery – the way ahead?

An increasing number of countries are now replacing their conventional tracked self-propelled artillery with wheeled SP, although each have their own advantages. Wheeled SP artillery...

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