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.
3 Editorial Comment
• Draft RfP outlines US Army AMPV requirements
• Navistar delivers first Afghan armoured cabs
• Canada solicits bids for integrated soldier system
• KMW seals Qatar tank and artillery deal
• Dutch Cheetah air defence guns sold to Jordan
7 HOME GROWN
Over the past three decades, Turkey has gradually been building the foundations for a sustainable indigenous defence industry. Claire Apthorp examines the country’s progression in the land sector.
13 SETTING THE SCENE
With the anticipated shift towards urban warfare in future theatres of operation, militaries are developing sophisticated training environments to replicate such scenarios, Scott R Gourley reports.
17 TOOLS OF THE TRADE
Members of the American, British, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand Armies Program are boosting the lethality of their dismounted infantry fire teams’ support weapons through upgrades and new procurements. Ian Kemp provides a timely update.
22 A SECOND SKIN
The nature of threats facing soldiers has changed from the days of the Cold War, with increasing demands on CBRN protective equipment for dismounted troops and their vehicles. Mike Bryant explores the latest developments.
25 CHANGING GEAR
Recent vehicle modernisation programmes in South America are not only boosting the capability of countries involved, but are helping develop a domestic industrial base for future projects. Tim Fish gives an overview of current efforts.
28 FIT FOR PURPOSE
Materials development is critical in ensuring that soldiers are sufficiently protected against current and future threats. Beth Stevenson discovers some of the advances being seen in body armour.
32 THE MAJOR SEVEN
The Brazilian Army is maturing its internal structures to ensure it can more effectively manage acquisition programmes. Tim Fish talks to Gen Luiz Felipe Linhares Gomes, chief of the service’s programme management office, about future plans.
• Night Vision Part II
• Load Carriage
• Sniper Technology
(IDEX, AUSA Winter, Avalon)
• Add-on Armour
• Utility Vehicles
• Infantry Vehicles
• Middle East Modernisation
• Latin American Overview
• Urban Warfare
• Body Armour
• Anti-Personnel Weapons
• Israel Focus
• Special Forces Vehicles
(DSEi, Modern Day Marine)
• Mortars and Rockets
• Machine Guns
• Remote Weapon Stations
• Air Defence
(AUSA Annual, Defence & Security Asia)
• Sniper Technology
• US Army Modernisation
• Tracks and Wheels
(DefExpo, Singapore Airshow)
• Anti-Materiel Weapons
• Armoured Vehicles Upgrades
• Weapon Sights and Accessories
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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