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.

Eastern hub

• Hydrogen for vehicles jumps forward
• Polish RAK to be delivered this year
• Turkey receives new assault rifle
• Serbia gets Russian armour donation
• Bulgaria plans new armoured vehicles
• Indian Army orders lightweight helmets
• Japan rolls out improved 8x8 APC prototype
• STK unveils new tracked AFV

Sustained low oil prices mean that many nations in the Middle East have reviewed their armoured vehicle procurement programmes, with some looking to refurbish existing fleets rather than acquire new ones.

Combat at close range requires specifically designed weapons that come with a range of accessories to enhance lethality, depending on the desired purpose.

Helmet developers fight a constant battle against weight while ensuring their product has a secure, safe and comfortable fit. This is crucial when mounting modern accoutrements such as NVGs and cameras as lightweight accessories.

A boom in Brazil's indigenous defence industry is providing upgrades and replacements for its artillery, MBTs and other vehicles with an eye on the needs of the future.

The ability to place special operations forces into confined zones has proved invaluable, particularly when such areas are at high altitude or when military dogs are involved.

A core capability for rapid reaction forces around the world for decades, the light artillery system is seeing much-needed improvements by industry to evolve it in line with the contemporary operating environment.

During a recent Bushmaster User Conference firing demonstration, Nick Ranallo, Orbital ATK business development manager for Europe, spoke to Scott R Gourley about the company's activities and developments with its 30-40mm cannon.

Feb/Mar 2017
Middle East armour development
Close-quarter weapons
Brazilian Army modernisation
Light artillery systems

Event distribution
IDEX (Abu Dhabi, UAE)
Chatham House Security & Defence (London, UK)
AUSA Global (Huntsville, AL, USA)
LAAD (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Future Armoured Vehicles Situational Awareness (London, UK)

Apr/May 2017
Special operations – USSOCOM
Turkish land programmes
Rifle optics technology
Long-range GBAD

Event distribution

IDEF (Istanbul, Turkey)
Future Armoured Vehicles Central and
Eastern Europe (Prague, Czech Republic)
SOFIC (Tampa, FL, USA)
IDET (Czech Republic)
CANSEC (Ottawa, Canada)

Jun/Jul 2017
Amphibious armour technology
Heavy mortars
Assault rifles market
Night vision systems – Part 1

Aug/Sep 2017
European vehicle programmes
Sniper rifle development
Anti-materiel munitions
Armoured vehicle upgrades

Event distribution
MSPO (Kielce, Poland)
DSEI (London, UK)
Modern Day Marine (Quantico, VA, USA)

Oct/Nov 2017
Asian vehicle development
Heavy machine guns
Tank munitions

Event distribution
AUSA Annual (Washington, DC, USA)
Seoul ADEX (Seoul, South Korea)
Defence & Security (Bangkok, Thailand)
Milipol Paris (Paris, France)
I/ITSEC (Orlando, FL, US)

Dec 2017/Jan 2018
Night vision – Part 2
RWS market
Precision mortar and artillery
Tracks and wheels technology

Event distribution
Gulf Defence (Kuwait)
SHOT Show 2018 (Las Vegas, NV, USA)

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Shephard's publications are also distributed at all major shows throughout the year.

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