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Christopher F Foss


Christopher F Foss

Christopher F Foss is an internationally recognised authority on armoured fighting vehicles, artillery and other weapon systems, having written and edited more than 100 books on this and allied subjects since 1970.

Until mid-2017, Chris was editor of Jane’s Armoured Fighting Vehicles, Jane's AFV System Upgrades and co-editor of Jane’s Artillery and Air Defence and Jane's Military Vehicles and Logistics.

He has also contributed articles on a wide range of land-based weapon systems to numerous defence magazines all over the world.

Chris launched Jane’s Defence Review which also included a section on Soviet Intelligence which was spun off to for Jane's Intelligence Review. Until late 2021 was Consulting Editor for Jane’s Defence Weekly and Jane's International Defence Review.

Chris has lectured on armoured vehicles and other weapon systems in a number of countries, chaired more than 50 conferences and driven about 60 tracked and wheeled armoured vehicles.