Pakistan’s ZDK-03

Watching The Noisy Neighbours

It is always handy to know what your neighbour is up to, particularly if they are not friendly. So it is no surprise that...
WFP Il-76 lines up on the runway of Jordan’s Marka Airport

Care from the Air

One of the world’s largest operators of aircraft in conflict zones is the United Nations. Relying on the provision of aircraft from member states...
Air-Defence

Air Defence Challenges in the New Decade

Air defence is coming to the fore of Western military planning after being neglected in the 20-plus years of permissive campaigns since the end...
RAF-Typhoon

Precisely on Target

Precision guided munitions have become today’s norm, especially to overcome averse weather and where targets are close to urban areas. Smart Weaponry Smart weaponry shapes the...
Australia’s SAS regiment

Enhancing the Mission

As nations continue to wage Counter-Insurgency (COIN) operations across the Asia-Pacific, requirements are emerging for Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) capable of providing...
F-16

Protection Racket

Fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft face a plethora of Surface-to-Air and Air-to-Air Missile (SAM/AAM) threats employing radar, infrared and laser guidance. Integrated Self-Protection Systems (ISPS)...
Russia’s SR-1MP handgun

Choose Your Weapons

As nations continue to avoid conflict with the deterrent effect of their armed services, it is their Special Operations Forces (SOF) which remain at...
The M4 Carl Gustaf

Direct Action

As the contemporary operating environment continues to witness the growing emergence and influence of so-called ‘near peer’ adversaries, armed forces around the world continue...
Saab’s SLB

Avoiding Mistaken Identity

The international Battle Management System (BMS) market continues to remain a vibrant sector for armed forces seeking mature systems to facilitate a greater understanding...
MBDA’s Brimstone missile

Alternative Options

Whatever the political stance taken on the conduct of air strikes in Iraq and Syria, if they are going to be carried out in...

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