Polish soldier from the GROM unit

Special Effects

The contemporary operating environment remains an extremely busy one for international Special Operations Forces (SOF), as governments continue to recognise and further extend their...

Transforming the Royal Air Force

Air Marshal Andrew Turner, deputy commander, Capability provides an insight into the intellectually driven ASTRA - the plan to transform the Royal Air Force...
Elbit Soltam smoothbore 120mm mortar

Over The Top

Mortars are a class of artillery. They differ from guns which have a low, flat trajectory best suited for engaging targets by direct fire...
UAV-Technology-2020

3 weeks to go until UAV Technology 2020

SMi reports: New Speaker announced for UAV Technology Conference – 3 weeks to go.  There is less than 3 weeks left until the UAV Technology...
BAE Systems’ Mk.38 Mod.3

Up Close and Personal

Close-In Weapons Systems are effectively the ‘last line of defence’ for naval vessels. CIWS have evolved in recent years as the immediate threats to...
IRIS-T-SL

Diehl presented air defence system at Eurosatory 2018

Diehl Defence showcased its ground-based air defence system comprising an IRIS-T SL surface-launched guided missile, an IRIS-T SLM launch vehicle as well as Ground-...
MBDA’s Meteor

The Need for SEAD

Events in Syria notably the deployment of sophisticated Surface-to-Air Missile systems such as the Russian Almaz-Antey S-400 Triumf to support Russia’s ongoing air campaign...
The Artillery Gun Module

Shoot and Scoot

Forces that have shown the ability for their ‘guns’ (field artillery) to keep up with advancing infantry and cavalry combat forces have always had...
Pantsir-Me

Russia fires for the first time at sea the naval Pantsir

The Russian Navy has tested for the first time from a ship the Pantsir-M surface-to-air missile and anti-aircraft artillery system, which is a naval version of the...
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...

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