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
Independence movements

NEWS
• FNSS details new AFV family
• US to replace GATOR with smart mines
• Puma IFV enters service amid spiralling costs
• US Army to rationalise shoulder-launched munitions
• UK boosts Belize jungle training

COMMAND PERFORMANCE
The Turkish ground combat vehicle industry is leading the charge towards the twin goals of eliminating the country’s dependence on foreign suppliers for the army’s needs and boosting defence exports. Ian Kemp provides an overview.

SPECIAL INTERESTS
More than a decade of fast-paced kinetic operations in Afghanistan and Iraq has seen the face of US SOF equipment change dramatically. Andrew White examines what is currently being used in-theatre and where the technology is heading.

RETURN TO THE JUNGLE
The British Army is putting greater emphasis on jungle training as part of its preparation for a broader range of contingency operations. Tim Fish reports from the recent pilot Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol Course held in Brunei.

ENGAGEMENT STRATEGY
Clear vision and quick response times are essential to acquiring and targeting the enemy from within an armoured vehicle. Grant Turnbull discusses the technology available.

OFF THE BEATEN TRACK
Providing a level of deployable mobility not found in conventional tactical platforms, ATVs are appealing to an ever broader array of military units, finds Jonathan Tringham.

PRIVATE’S PROGRESS
With industry arguably taking a larger role in maintaining and supporting military ground equipment, a number of benefits are being realised. Stephen Miller assesses the distinctions between private and government-run facilities and services.

PARTING SHOT
A CLOSE CONNECTION
Following the sudden resignation of his predecessor, Harry Dunstall became the new acting CEO of Australia’s Defence Materiel Organisation in late February and has been tasked with giving the organisation a refresh. Gordon Arthur talks to him
about the challenges ahead.

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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