Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle

Materiel On The New Silk Road

Two experts from the Royal United Services Institute, a London-based think tank, examine the People’s Republic of China’s growing defence relationship with the Islamic...
The tracked ASCOD

Looking For Trouble

Seeing what is over the hill or around the corner is more than a curiosity in military operations. Vast amounts of resources are invested...
General Dynamics Light Armoured Vehicle

Combat Vehicle Modernisation

The desire to retain and operate a selection of armoured combat vehicles in Asia Pacific is encouraging local industry to get ‘in on the...
Australia’s SAS regiment

Enhancing the Mission

As nations continue to wage Counter-Insurgency (COIN) operations across the Asia-Pacific, requirements are emerging for Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) capable of providing...
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...
Cougar

The MRAP Story: Learning from History

The sudden and widespread use by insurgents of IEDs in Iraq caught regular forces off-guard, and triggered the urgent need to look back at...
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...
Inmarsat

Avoiding the Rocks and Hard Places

Like most military capabilities, Satellite Communications (SATCOM) can be expensive to develop, procure and operate. Fortunately, help is at hand from third-party commercial SATCOM...

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...
Blighter

Counter UAV: High Tech Flyswatters

JR Ng - The use of unmanned aerial systems to disrupt or attack military and civilian personal and locations is now and established threat to...

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