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Gerrard Cowan

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When Neptune Gets Angry

Global trade depends on the safe navigation of the world’s seas, and navies have to contend with a range of rapidly-developing new threats. Modern...

Remote Control

There has been an increased demand for Remote Weapon Stations (RWS) and unmanned turrets in recent years. These systems provide a range of benefits,...
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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Coastal Watchkeepers

Unmanned systems are making the monitoring of coastal borders a less labour intensive. Although the Asia Pacific region has remained free from major conflicts in...
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Penske Power Systems to Represent Qinous in Australia and the Pacific

Penske Power Systems has been appointed as the new partner of Qinous throughout Australia and the Pacific, as of August 16, 2019. A provider of...
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British and Indian Navies Join Forces in Channel

Destroyer HMS Defender joined forces with the Indian Navy as she knuckled down to her Asia-Pacific deployment… in the English Channel. The Portsmouth-based Type 45...

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