Future Trends to Watch

A number of trends are influencing the development of future combat vehicles. They will also shape efforts to upgrade existing vehicle fleets in order...
Nano-Satellites

Space on Budget

Reducing launch and spacecraft costs could enable more countries to affordably develop military communications satellites. Space Costs & Spendings Director Ridley Scott’s 1979 science fiction epic...

Armada International Military Helicopter Industry Survey

The military helicopter market has had a robust couple of decades, particularly as a result of its use as a counter-insurgency vehicle of choice...
Arctic warfare capabilities

It’s Cold Outside

As attention continues to focus on current special forces operations in the Middle East to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS),...
Dominican Republic A-29 Super Tucano

COIN-Operated

In this article Armada focuses on the lighter (and exclusively fixed-wing) end of the light combat and Counterinsurgency (COIN) aircraft market, where the focus...

Turrets Syndrome

Vehicle turrets are growing increasingly sophisticated in a number of areas, from advances in ammunition to different uses of automation. There has been a...
Yak-130

Vibrant Time for Advanced Jet Trainers

Legacy jet trainer aircraft are lagging front line requirements of air arms around the world: what's on offer to meet the flight training needs...
Patria’s AMV

Wheels of Fortune

There is growing recognition that protecting soldiers while providing tactical mobility under fire is critical to battlefield success not only in conventional conflicts but...
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,...
Moroccan-F-16

North African Air Power

Following the turmoil of the Arab Spring, the cohesion and strengths of North African Air Forces varies significantly. The Arab Spring The Arab Spring, a series...

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