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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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