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.

COMMENT
Welcome to the club

NEWS
• Colombian LAVs delivered
• MBDA advances MMP and FLAADS
• Stealthy moves for bike development

TOUGH CUSTOMERS
Budgets are under pressure in the European land vehicles market, with OEMs having to compete harder than ever to secure procurement contracts. Joyce de Thouars analyses the sector.

LAYING RUBBER?
From the resilience of steel to the reduced vibration and weight of rubber, the choice of track material for military vehicles is not as straightforward as it might seem. Claire Apthorp explores the pros and cons of both technologies and the emerging hybrid options.

SALE OR RETURN
In the second of a two-part series on the final stages of Operation Herrick, Tim Fish analyses how the equipment stored at the British HQ at Camp Bastion will be disposed of or removed from theatre back to the UK.

WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY
Typically the weak point of any vehicle or structure, windows must provide a sufficient level of protection in-theatre, while offering acceptable levels of clarity to maintain visual awareness. Mike Bryant looks at how industry is achieving this.

THE BEST DEFENCE
Although arguably not yet a mature solution, active protection systems are one way of ensuring troops remain safe in-theatre. Tim Fish looks at the latest technological advances in the market and the products currently leading the way.

PARTING SHOT
VALUE JUDGMENTS
Tim Fish talks to Chris Murray, president of Agility, about the company’s equipment disposal operations for the UK MoD in Afghanistan, and how it goes about getting the best price.

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
(Eurosatory)

• 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 brian.m@shephardmedia.com

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