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Mumble in the Jungle

Rainforests and tactical radios don’t get on. Fortunately, help is at hand in ensuring armies can communicate more easily in thick vegetation. Jungle radio communication “Jungle...
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The Vulnerability of Air Bases

In 1921, Italian Army General Giulio Douhet published Il Dominio Dell’Aria (or Command of the Air), a hugely influential treatise on airpower. While the...
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Not yet War Of The Worlds

A UK consortium named Dragonfire is working towards initial laser demonstrations which will potentially culminate in a weaponised capability over the next ten years...
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Pushing Back with OPVs

China’s maritime expansion has triggered a surge in interest for offshore patrol vessels to help police EEZs. OPVs programmes There are numerous offshore patrol vessels (OPVs)...
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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...
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Arise Maritime Rotary VTOL

A number of OEMs are at various stages of developing unmanned rotorcraft that can be used off the back of a variety of warships. A...
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The Politics of Defence

Will the controversial new Defence Minister use his position to continue armed forces modernisation or further his own political ambitions? The surprising appointment of Prabowo...
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Foot Slogger Firepower

A review of some of the latest firepower becoming available to riflemen and those firing automatic weapons in today’s infantry. Weapons of the combat infantry...
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More Thoughts on Singapore’s F-35B

There have been more developments in Singapore’s F-35B Lightning II acquisition. Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen recently said that the city-state was in...
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Better Than Ever?

The Royal Australian Navy’s six Collins-class diesel-electric submarines are delivering improved operational output, just as Australia’s requirement for anti-submarine warfare (ASW) appears to be...

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