Fix it or scrap it: frustrated PAC urges stark choice on Ajax
It remains unclear whether the proposed remedies for the Ajax programme will succeed.
Ukraine faces major artillery imbalance despite MLRS donations
The provision of MLRS from the UK may only dent a deep fires imbalance between Russian and Ukrainian forces, but it also raises the question of production capacity.
Hungary eyes enhanced lethality with 120mm mortar-equipped 4x4 vehicle
Tests of a 120mm mortar on a Turkish-made 4x4 vehicle tie in with Hungarian plans to enhance mortar lethality with a smaller logistics footprint.
Space competition intensifies for US
China, Iran, North Korea and Russia all pose potential problems for US military space capabilities — does salvation lie in leveraging the commercial space sector?
15th April 2022
While the Russian military has increased its use of simulation technology for training over the past decade, questions remain as to how effective it really is in replicating combat conditions and preparing troops for battle.
14th April 2022
The CAVS programme includes significant levels of vehicle protection but the question remains of how to protect troops from modern anti-armour weapons remains.
21st March 2022
Shoulder-fired anti-tank and air defence weapons are proving their worth for Ukraine in its ongoing resistance against Russia – and these systems will remain in the spotlight whether through replenishing depleted stocks, finding new customers or increasing the capabilities of existing users.
11th March 2022
Russia may be seeking ways to accelerate its UGV programmes but the Ukraine conflict could slow them down.
1st March 2022
What should NATO planners take as initial lessons from the Russia-Ukraine war?
21st February 2022
The latest UK action plan for better engagement with SMEs appears to be an attempt to build better relationships between the MoD, prime contractors and the defence supply chain — but how will theory translate into practice?
7th February 2022
While much attention focuses on the equipment Ukraine is receiving from foreign allies in its current stand-off with Russia, the domestic defence industry has been particularly active in overseas markets.
2nd February 2022
NATO planners will have to consider the capabilities of the 2S38 Derivatsiya, Pantsir-SM-SV and Taifun-PVO short-range air defence systems.