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M2 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle

US Army Fields M2A4 Upgraded Bradley IFV

The US Army has again extended the active service life of its M2 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle first introduced in 1981. The latest M2A4...
L3Harris T4 and T7 family of robotic systems lights on SAS.

Meet L3Harris’ family of life-saving robotic systems

The battlespace is constantly evolving, and missions are becoming increasingly challenging as a result. Today, mission scenarios and tasks can be particularly complex and...
Working towards a digital next generation future vertical lift rotorcraft. Bell’s V-280 Valor cockpit simulation on display in October 2020. The V-280 will complete for the FLRAA requi-rement. (DVIDS)

US Army Big Six Requirements and Programmes (Part 2)

This is the second of a two part series to explain the US Army’s ‘Big Six’ programmes to future proof it over the coming...
Smith & Wesson’s M&P12 pump shotgun is both compact and is compatible with 3 inch, 2¾ inch and mini-shells making it extremely adaptable. It has a capacity of up to 15 rounds with seven in each of its twin tube magazines plus one in the chamber. (Smith & Wesson)

Winning the CBQ

The close quarter battle (CQB) requires weapons that can be brought quickly onto a target, not to mention sights that allow quick and accurate...

March Spectrum SitRep

Armada’s monthly round-up of all the latest electronic warfare news in the product, programme and operational domains. Products In late January, Concurrent Technologies unveiled its new...
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)...
DARPA-unmanned-black-hawk

DARPA’s First Flight for ALIAS equipped Black Hawk

The United States Defense Advanced Reserch Projects Agency (DARPA) has revealed that a Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk helicopter has completed its first unmanned flight...
Trophy on Merkava

When Armour Is Not Enough

Traditional armour is often not enough to prevent main battle tanks from being knocked out on the battlefield. One of the three key elements of...
The OMFV program

US Army Big Six Requirements and Programmes (Part 1)

This is the first of a two part series to explain the US Army’s ‘Big Six’ programmes to future proof it over the coming...
Mercer-Street

Targets of Opportunity

The attack on the MV Mercer Street by Iranian ‘one way explosive UAVs’ illustrates how loitering munitions are now being widely considered for battlefield...

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