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WFP Il-76 lines up on the runway of Jordan’s Marka Airport

Care from the Air

One of the world’s largest operators of aircraft in conflict zones is the United Nations. Relying on the provision of aircraft from member states...
Nammo

Anti-Drone Ammo

Coalition forces and aid groups in Iraq have been harassed by commercial drones used by ISIS (Islamic State) to spread fear. Lacking effective countermeasures...
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...
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...
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...
Philippines Army troops

China provides 3,000 rifles to Philippines

The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has provided the Philippines Army with 3000 assault rifles as the force continues its efforts against the ISIS...

RAF Head Strengthens Cooperation with PAF

The Royal Air Force (RAF) recently concluded an important visit to the Pakistan Air Force (PAF), giving Air Chief Marshal (ACM) Sir Stephen Hillier,...

Cyber-Active

The Malaysian Armed Forces are expected to have their joint Cyber Defence Operation Centre (CDOC) fully operational by September 2017. Speaking to the media...

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