Shephard’s Land Warfare International is the only global magazine dedicated to all elements of land warfare. The publication, which is distributed to a hand-picked audience of military and industry leaders, covers all aspects of the land battle.

LWI draws on the expertise of Shephard’s experienced staff of defence writers that span the globe.

The bi-monthly publication supplies readers with all the latest news analysis and keeps them up to date with the technologies and programmes that they need to know about.

The magazine is supplemented by a daily news feed www.landwarfareintl.com, bringing live coverage from major exhibitions and events as well as all the latest company information.

EDITORIAL COMMENT
Shifting the excess

NEWS
India’s 155mm artillery modernisation progresses
Russian army to purchase new SP anti-tank guns
PT Pindad Badak breaks cover

RENEWED DRIVE
As Eastern European governments aim to modernise their vehicle fleets and move away from Cold War-era technology, events in Ukraine are bringing their needs into sharper focus, finds Tim Fish.

LEFT BEHIND?
Despite the popularity of self-propelled and truckmounted weapon systems, towed howitzers are still arguably the most capable light guns. David Saw provides an overview of the latest developments.

TYRED AND TESTED
The latest wheeled armoured vehicles being developed are illustrative of the trend towards affordability, protection, sustainability and modularity. Stephen Miller analyses what is on offer.

MOVING PERFORMANCE
First emerging during the Iraq war, the vehiclemounted grenade launcher has proven to be a force multiplier in-theatre, finds Anthony Hall.

CREATIVE CONTROL
A new breed of C2 simulators are allowing future leaders to learn how to manage their assets on the battlefield, while providing significant cost savings. Liza Helps examines some of the systems currently being fielded by militaries.

A LONG SHOT
A new generation of rifles is enabling snipers to dominate the battlefield. Ian Kemp provides an update on the market.

PARTING SHOT
UNDER PRESSURE
With larger amounts of cheap second-hand equipment being sold off by militaries, industry has had to adapt in recent years. Tim Fish talks to Ben Barry, senior fellow for land warfare at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, about the challenges.

Dec/Jan 2014/15
(Shot show)

• Sniper rifles
• Training equipment 
• Future wheeled fleets
• Vehicle-mounted grenade launchers

Feb/Mar 2015
(IDEX, AUSA Winter, LAAD)

• Light wheeled vehicles
• Air defence - missiles
• Submachine guns and pistols
• Remote weapon stations

Apr/May 2015
(IDEF, SOFIC)

• Special operations equipment
• Turkish land sector growth
• All-terrain vehicles
• Targeting systems

Jun/Jul 2015
(Paris Air Show, Bridex)

• Weapon sights and accessories
• Self-propelled mortars
• Drive train technology
• Assault weapons

Aug/Sep 2015
(MSPO, DSEi, Modern Day Marine)

• Amphibious vehicles
• IFVs and APCs
• Night vision/thermal imaging systems
• Armour solutions

Oct/Nov 2015
(AUSA Annual, ADEX, Defense & Security)

• MANPADs
• Tactical vehicles
• Infantry support weapons
• MBT upgrades

Dec/Jan 2015/2016
(DefExpo 2016)

• Optics
• Air defence guns
• Vehicle-mounted weapons
• Reconnaissance vehicles

Land Warfare International is part of the land and support division in Shephard's internationally renowned publishing portfolio.

LWI has circulation of over 9,900 and each printed copy has a 4 times pass on readership. (Adestra Readership Survey 2010).

Circulation has been further enhanced with the launch of our new free digital editions service.

Shephard's publications are also distributed at all major shows throughout the year.

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