Armoured Vehicles – Combat Compendium

Armoured vehicles come in many shapes and sizes, with differing roles. This compendium will examine two categories: armoured fighting vehicles (AFV) used for direct...
Black-Hawk

PZL Mielec Displays Single-Station Stores Pylon for Armed Black Hawk

During the MSPO International Defence Industry Exhibition, PZL Mielec, a Lockheed Martin company displayed an S-70i™ Armed Black Hawk® helicopter fitted with a single-station...
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...

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...
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...

Russian Radiation

Any future invasion of Ukraine will see the Russian Army manoeuvring aggressively in the electromagnetic spectrum against a Ukrainian Army knowing what to expect. “Music,...
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-...
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...
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...

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