CBRN

Countering the Chemicals

In the latter half of 2015 and early 2016, the Middle East remained the main theatre where CBRN (Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear) threats are...
MBDA’s Brimstone missile

Alternative Options

Whatever the political stance taken on the conduct of air strikes in Iraq and Syria, if they are going to be carried out in...
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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...
Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle

Rumble Down Under

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is one of the most well-trained and equipped militaries in the Indo-Pacific region. A steadfast ally of the United...
F-16

Protection Racket

Fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft face a plethora of Surface-to-Air and Air-to-Air Missile (SAM/AAM) threats employing radar, infrared and laser guidance. Integrated Self-Protection Systems (ISPS)...
anti-armour systems

Reach Out And Touch Someone

Contemporary operations are highlighting a resurgence in demand for flexible and accurate anti-armour support weapons as armed forces grow increasingly concerned about the military...
Saab’s SLB

Avoiding Mistaken Identity

The international Battle Management System (BMS) market continues to remain a vibrant sector for armed forces seeking mature systems to facilitate a greater understanding...
Pakistan’s ZDK-03

Watching The Noisy Neighbours

It is always handy to know what your neighbour is up to, particularly if they are not friendly. So it is no surprise that...
Marine personnel Philippines

Marines kill ISIS-link leader involved in ASEAN Hijacking

On 14 August it was announced that Badong Muktadil, major figure in the ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) linked Abu Sayyaf group...
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...

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Thailand plans joint arms factory with China

The defence technology agency plans to set up a joint centre with China to produce and maintain military equipment in the latest sign of...

Thailand set for Tri-Service Modernisation

In February the Government of Thailand released its ten-year ‘Modernisation Plan: Vision 2026’ built around the need to upgrade Thailand’s armed forces, enhance their effectiveness with...
KF-X

KAI selects Harris for KF-X Multirole Fighter Aircraft

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has selected Harris Corporation to provide carriage and release systems for the next-generation Korea Fighter-Experimental (KF-X) program, expanding the company’s...

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