Catch-22

A quiet revolution is occurring in naval communications. The stalwart Link-11 Tactical Data Link (TDL) is being replaced by Link-22. How does this new...

What Lies Beneath?

Ship categories are changing: As navies are required to respond to an ever-increasing spectrum of traditional and non-traditional threats, the lines of classification between...
CTA International 40 CTA

Class War

It is said that vehicles, like humans, gain weight as they get older. This is certainly the case for Light Armoured Vehicles (LAVs). This...
C-295 Persuader MPA

Cost versus Credibility

While a maritime patrol capability is important for many countries, not all can afford aircraft than can provide a full spectrum of capabilities. However,...

Jeanne d’Arc and Old Albion Join Forces

Royal Navy helicopters are equipping the Marine Nationale (French Navy) ‘Mistral’ class amphibious assault ships as part of the force’s Jeanne d’Arc (Joan of...

IMDEX Show News – MFRAD Radar To Commence Sea Trials By Year End

GEM Elettronica plans to commence sea trials of its MFRAD X-band (8.5-10.68 gigahertz) naval surveillance radar by the end of the year, the company...

IMDEX Show News – Terma Steps Forward With Scanter

Terma is planning to complete testing of new and upgraded naval surveillance and navigation radars by the end of this year, the company has...
Pakistani JF-17 Thunder

Dumb Bombs with Graduate Degrees

From the early days of aerial warfare, air forces around the world have sought ways to increase the accuracy and lethality of air-delivered ordnance,...

USAF Buys a Bigger Bang

The US moves ahead with nuclear modernisation against a backdrop of deepening crises and fiscal uncertainty. The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons of...
CENTCOM Al-Udeid

Russia-US CENTCOM Airspace Coordination

US CENTCOM (Central Command) and the Russian armed forces are in regular contact to ensure the safety of the skies above Syria, as both...

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