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, bringing live coverage from major exhibitions and events as well as all the latest company information.


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• UK finally signs £3.5 billion Scout SV contract

• Belgium to retire Leopard 1 MBTs

• Denel unveils new light turret

• New Zealand pushes ahead with rifle replacement

First widely used during the Second World War, self-propelled guns maintain a core long-range precision fire capability for many armies worldwide. David Saw reviews the current market, and finds a broad mixture of products old and new.

Following US President Barack Obama’s announced strategic shift to Asia-Pacific, the USMC has been steadily returning to full strength in the region. Gordon Arthur provides an update.

While grenades can provide lethal force at close range, they also can cause significant collateral damage. Anthony Hall examines efforts by industry to lower the potential danger to friendly forces while still creating a deadly weapon.

The ability to see and engage targets effectively at night is critical to modern military operations. Ian Kemp examines recent night weapon sight developments in the US.

Despite the recent proliferation of remote-controlled weapon stations, the manned turret still has a future, finds Tim Fish.

Following a decade of counter-insurgency operations, the US Army is now putting greater emphasis on traditional direct action in its training scenarios, discovers Scott R Gourley.

During a visit to the headquarters of the 2nd Infantry Division of the US Army in South Korea at Uijeongbu, Gordon Arthur spoke to the commander, Maj Gen Thomas Vandal, about the challenges ahead.

Dec/Jan 2013/14
(Defexpo, Singapore Airshow 2014)

• Anti-materiel weapons
• Armoured vehicle upgrades
• Weapon sights and accessories
• 4x4 vehicles

Feb/Mar 2014
(AUSA Winter)

• Indian land procurement
• Heavy machine guns
• Amphibious vehicles
• Ammunition development

Apr/May 2014
(Defence Services Asia, IDEB, SOFEX)

• SOF vehicles
• South East Asian army modernisation
• Special operations equipment
• Rockets and launchers

Jun/Jul 2014

• Track development 
• Assault weapons
• European land procurement
• Active protection systems

Aug/Sep 2014
(Africa Aerospace & Defence Exposition, MSPO)

• African army modernisation
• Israel army procurement
• Optics
• Body armour

Oct/Nov 2014
(AUSA Annual)

• Innovation - armoured vehicles
• US Army vehicle programmes
• Night vision systems
• Grenades

Dec/Jan 2014/2015
(SHOT Show)

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

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.

Advertising in LWI will ensure your message really is seen by the right people in the industry. Do not miss this unique opportunity.

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

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