Authors Posts by Gerrard Cowan

Gerrard Cowan

Gerrard Cowan
Raytheon’s MIM-104 Patriot system

The Invisible Umbrella

Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) systems comprise a range of assets focused on varying challenges. As the nature of the threat has grown more complex,...

Cannon Fodder

Guns have been a key element of naval warfare for hundreds of years. This remains the case today, when a combination of cost factors...
The Goalkeeper is based on a 30mm gun.

Close Protection

Close-In Weapon Systems (CIWS) are the last line of defence for ships. While they were originally developed to protect against anti-ship missiles, the range...

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Huge potential for KONGSBERG in Qatar

KONGSBERG has signed a cooperation agreement in Qatar for long-term technology development programs within defence, maritime industry and digitalization. The first programme in relation...

Elbit Systems Awarded $65 Million Contract to Supply Comprehensive SAR Solution

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it was awarded a $65 million contract by an Asian-Pacific country to provide a comprehensive Search and Rescue...

“Engineers Up!”

For all the might of main battle tanks and other fighting vehicles, their progress can be stopped or slowed without the skills and specialist vehicles...

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