CBRN

Countering the Chemicals

In the latter half of 2015 and early 2016, the Middle East remained the main theatre where CBRN (Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear) threats are...
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Reach Out And Touch Someone

Contemporary operations are highlighting a resurgence in demand for flexible and accurate anti-armour support weapons as armed forces grow increasingly concerned about the military...
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Philippines Insurgency concerning but controllable

Amplified by a suicide bombing and ongoing military clashes, alarm bells are ringing loudly across Southeast Asia: Mindanao, it seems in some quarters, is...
Nammo

Anti-Drone Ammo

Coalition forces and aid groups in Iraq have been harassed by commercial drones used by ISIS (Islamic State) to spread fear. Lacking effective countermeasures...
Artillery is playing a key role in ongoing operations against Islamist

Philippines acquires howitzers from Israel to battle ISIS

The Philippines Department of National Defence has acquired nine Elbit Systems M-71 155mm towed howitzers to support counter-insurgency efforts in the southern Philippines. The howitzers...
Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle

Rumble Down Under

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is one of the most well-trained and equipped militaries in the Indo-Pacific region. A steadfast ally of the United...
cyber unit usa

Web of Intrigue

With perhaps the exception of infectious disease, no other security challenge is perhaps as pervasive and universal as those proliferating from cyberspace. Every nation...

The Permissive Society

The airpower debate continues over the need for the United States Air Force (USAF) to field less sophisticated aircraft for the conduct of ground...

Intelligent Intelligence

For a soldier, being able to rapidly deploy, or indeed have access to an already deployed surveillance asset is of paramount importance, and the...
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Marines kill ISIS-link leader involved in ASEAN Hijacking

On 14 August it was announced that Badong Muktadil, major figure in the ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) linked Abu Sayyaf group...

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