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Stephen W. Miller

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A former US Marine ground combat and aviation officer instrumental in the adoption of wheeled armoured vehicles and manoeuvre warfare. He has extensive hands-on experience in development, acquisition, fielding, support and employment leading land, naval, and air programmes in the US and twenty-four other countries. [email protected]
Zorawar light tank

India Debuts “Mountain” Tank

On July 6, 2024, defense contractor Larsen and Toubro (L&T) and the Indian Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) unveiled "Zorawar," a jointly-developed indigenous...
Patria AMV XP

Asian-Pacific Armoured Vehicles – Requirements and Fielding

Eastern European countries are not the only ones replacing legacy armoured vehicles. The Asia-Pacific nations are looking for new and modernised solutions. Concerns over the...
Personal tactical radios

Digital Information Needs Demand Lighter, Power Efficient Communications

Net centric warfare is multiplying the need for data and video sharing as well as voice. Industry is under increasing pressure to deliver communications...
TVCM has been adopted to a number of calibres.

Chameleon Ammunition

New developments in ammunition is giving weapons more flexibility to address an increasingly diverse range of threats on the battlefield. Although military weapon systems typically...

Indian Army Procuring Domestic Man Portable Air Defence Missile

India’s Defence Acquisition Council approved the procurement of the Very Short Range Air Défense System (VSHORADS) missile system which was developed by the county’s...
Othello-P Opto-Acoustic Hostile Fire Location System

Australia Fielding AFV Threat Detection

One of the greatest challenges for combat vehicles operating on the battlefield is identifying that they have been targeted by an enemy. Recognizing that...
Note Powerland 900d shown in photo.

Indian Army Seeking Rough Terrain Logistics Vehicles

The Indian Army on 2 January 2023 released a Request for Proposals (RfP) for three-hundred Rough Terrain Vehicles which are to be acquired using...
Indonesian and US Maines 13th MEU pose CARAT 2018

Indonesia and US Join for CARAT Exercise

Indonesian and United States military forces commenced their joint exercise CARAT 2022 on 7 December. According to the US Embassy “CARAT Indonesia is a...
Patria AMV XP 8x8 with Remote Weapon System.

Japan Selects Patria AMV Armoured Vehicle

Japan’s Ground Self-Defence Forces (JGSDF) future wheeled armoured personnel carrier will be the Patria AMV XP 8x8. According to the Ministry of Defence’s Acquisition,...
The Type 12 Surface to Ship missiles

Japan Plans Expansion of Okinawa Military Presence

According to Japanese Government sources, an expansion of Japan’s military forces on Okinawa and its associated islands to the Southwest approaching Taiwan is being...

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