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

Reeling in the orders

NEWS

• Denmark selects Piranha 5

• USSOCOM calls for TALOS tech

FORWARD LOOKING

Although handheld weapons have not advanced much in recent times, innovation in sighting systems has resulted in far greater utility. Andrew White examines some of the key players involved in pushing the technology further.

THE BALANCE OF POWER

Hybrid and electric drive technology is typically more associated with the commercial vehicle world than military platforms. However, this could be changing, as Anthony Hall  finds out

GETTING ON BOARD

The shift from towed to self-propelled mortars in most militaries is presenting opportunities around the world for manufacturers and integrators. Tim Fish reviews current industry offerings.

CLEARING THE AIR

Surface-to-air missiles have evolved in recent years to counter a much broader range of threats than manned aircraft. Ian Kemp looks at some of the short- and medium-range systems currently being offered and developed.

PARTING SHOT

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

Brig Gen David Bassett, the US Army’s PEO Ground Combat Systems, speaks to Scott R Gourley about the ongoing programmes he is involved in and how his office is driving future capabilities.

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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Brian Millan, Advertising Sales Executive on: +44 (0)1753 727005, email [email protected]

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