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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...
The French Army’s new ESRP handheld radio is a single channel system providing power outputs of up to five watts.

Making Contact

The French armed forces’ Contact programme is one of Europe’s most ambitious tactical communications renewals. Thales is leading this programme rolling out new transceivers...
Arquus Defense Sherpa A2M Advanced Mobile Mortar showing 120 mm rifled mortar deployed over the rear. (Christopher F. Foss)

Arquus Sherpa Now With Mobile Mortar

The Arquus Sherpa family of 4x4 vehicles are marketed for a wide range of battlefield missions and at EuroSatory 2022 the latest Sherpa A2M...

Eurosatory French Army Demonstration

The French Army provided a demonstration of some of its capabilities at the outdoor display area during the Eurosatory Expo. Involving a combined arms...
NORINCO Sharp Claw

UGVs – Gaining Traction at Last?

Unmanned ground vehicles have not yet seen the success experienced by unmanned airborne systems, but is this about to change? While unmanned air vehicles (UAVs)...

FDI Keel Laying

On 16 December, Naval Group laid the keel of the first defence and intervention frigate (Frégates de Défense et d’Intervention - FDI) ordered by...

Boxer Beat

The British Army has moved a step closer to overhauling its electronic warfare posture via a planned purchase of new vehicles. The force will acquire...
Rheinmetall

Franco-German Next Gen Tank Project Looks for Additional Players

The Franco-German Main Ground Combat System (MGCS) project is looking to add European partners to increase the potential order book, with the United Kingdom,...
Thales-Satellite

French armed forces to rely on Thales expertise to expand their secure satellite communication...

The French Ministry for the Armed Forces renewed its confidence in Thales by selecting the Group as prime contractor for the development and...
VBMR-Griffon-(Arquus)-1

Thy Fearful Symmetry

French electronic warfare modernisation takes another step forward for all three services with the procurement of the SYMMETRY SIGINT system. The news that the French...

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General Atomics MQ-9B SkyGuardian UAV

December Radio Roundup

Prototype terahertz antenna

Going Up in the World

Arkeocean AUVs

Wifi Below the Waves

DARPA GRYPHON Programme

It’s Just a Phase

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