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.

Playing risk for real

• Denmark selects new LMG
• Malaysian AV-8 on the road
• GD-OTS confirms submission for ULCV

Singapore remains the biggest player in the land defence export market in Southeast Asia, but other nations’ activity in the region is rising, finds Gordon Arthur.

As the final FOBs in Helmand Province are handed over to the ANSF or closed under Operation Herrick, equipment and facilities are being re-organised and transported back to the British HQ in Camp Bastion. Tim Fish visited the base to see the progress being made.

A new generation of special forces vehicles is soon to enter US service and is attracting the interest of allied nations. Ian Kemp discusses recent developments.

The US DoD considers special operations forces essential for future operations. Scott R Gourley examines USSOCOM’s recent activity and where the main developments in equipment will occur.

Anti-tank missiles are an essential component of an infantryman’s arsenal, and are now fulfilling additional roles beyond what their name implies. David Saw provides an overview of the market.

While IFVs bring an offensive capability under armoured protection and APCs provide safe transportation of infantry, some militaries are looking at merging the two types together. Stephen Miller examines the possibilities.

Gen Datuk Raja Mohamed Affandi Bin Raja Mohamed Noor, Chief of the Malaysian Army, talks about how the service is overcoming the difficulties of the current fiscal environment and planning for the future.

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.

For advertising enquiries contact:

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

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