German Krauss-Maffei Wegmann PzH 2000 is fitted with a 155mm/52 calibre ordnance which meets the NATO Joint Ballistic Memorandum of Understanding. (KMW)

Longer Range, Greater Accuracy

Developments in artillery ammunition are seeing greater ranges with better accuracy for tube artillery. Traditionally, the main role of conventional tube artillery, be it self-propelled...
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Making the Shell Fit the Job

Published in July/August 2020 Issue - Artillery ammunition developments are driven by greater flexibity of round, the need for more range and increased accuracy. The...
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Fast Attack: Still a Threat in the Littoral

Small, swift missile-bearing attack craft can do great damage at range if allowed to do so. Fast craft have received a great deal of attention...
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Elbit’s Sabrah “Light Tank” for Un-named Asian Army

Elbit Systems of Israel announced on Tuesday 26 January 2021 it had received a contact from an un-named South East Asian country valued at...
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Anti-Ship Missile Evolution

The anti-ship missile has come a long way since the crude guided weapons first witnessed during the Second World War. There are a bewildering array...

The Strategic Utility of Diego Garcia

Ben Ho - Last month’s vote by the United Nations General Assembly to end Britain’s control of the Chagos archipelago in the Indian Ocean...
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Higher Caliber

Western manufacturers are now seeing increasingly successful small arms designs emerging from Asia. The weapon carried by every soldier not only impacts on their effectiveness...
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Bigger and Badder

Published in the April/May 2020 Issue - Infantry Fighting Vehicle operators want more punch from their medium calibre cannons - and onboard missiles will...
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Smart Munitions Increase Market Share

Top attack munitions are now widely developed for different artillery calibers with offering varied ranges. While aviation assets now employ precision guided munitions (PGM) and...
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IFV Armament Evolution

Stephen W. Miller - The concept of armoured vehicle use by infantry has evolved as has the size and purpose of its armament. Not...

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