Land Warfare magazine: CATVs; Vehicle design philosophy; and more
What’s inside this edition:
Comment: Continued growth
As Western dominance over defence markets continues to wane, space is opening up for new players. In particular, South Korea is slowly gaining influence both regionally and further afield.
Breaking new ground
Aiming to face off the ambitions of China and Russia in the Arctic, the US Army is progressing with selection of a Cold Weather All-Terrain Vehicle.
The squeezed middle
As the armoured vehicle market adapts to the age of great power competition, 6×6 designs may struggle to keep their market share. Heavier than 4×4s and with less armour and payload capacity than 8×8s, 6×6s must find their niche.
Latin American countries have been seeking ways to progress with mobility programmes despite their tight budgets.
Path of least resistance
The long-lasting, numerous and scattered nature of mines makes these explosive devices a deadly presence during conflict and for decades after. In this article, Shephard looks at the mine-clearing systems helping to defuse the danger.
We are family
Finding the balance between specialisation and cost-effectiveness is crucial to maintaining platform numbers. In this article, Shephard looks at the family of vehicles concept, its adaptability and its limitations.
Bonus content coming soon.
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AM General expects to complete work on a new lightweight Humvee tactical vehicle prototype by Q3 this year.
Rheinmetall has received ‘major orders’ worth about €250 million from an unnamed NATO customer for force protection equipment.
The Czech IFV programme was due to gain some much-needed clarity by April, but instead it has suffered another delay and its future remains unclear.
The TOW missile has been exported to more than 45 countries.
Will the donation and sale of Leopard MBTs from Germany to the Czech Republic lead to closer defence cooperation?