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.

Faster tracks

• Pakistan examines new rifle options
• US Stryker 30mm upgrade design unveiled
• Malaysia acquires first self-propelled howitzers
• Australia to boost land force capabilities
• Russia upgrades T-72 MBTs
• Kongsberg purchases 49.9% of Patria

With more being asked of them in the contemporary operating environment, specialoperations forces are now being equipped with specialist vehicles capable of providing mobility to conquer the so-called ‘tyranny of distance’.

Ambitious plans to cut reliance on foreign suppliers and establish an independent defence industrial base appear to be paying off in Turkey.

The traditional Asian strongholds of armoured vehicle manufacturing in China, Japan and South Korea have forged indigenous designs for many years, though newcomers are beginning to make a splash on their domestic scenes and even in the international arena.

The Cameroonian Defence Forces operate with the tried and tested approach of joint force/combined arms. This interarmisation has seen success against terrorist groups and earned the respect of those sceptical of African military operations.

Despite the proliferation of sensors on the networked battlefield, using camouflage techniques can still give forces a tactical advantage.

Special operations forces executing missions in the contemporary operating environment are equipped with a vast array of technology, designed to optimise their lethality, protection, mobility and connectivity in order to let them successfully conduct strategic tasks to the best of their ability.

Major suppliers in the precision munitions field are seeking to make their product ever more precise and are designing increasingly robust and accurate guidance systems that can withstand enemy interference.

NIMR Automotive CEO Dr Fahad Saif Harhara talks to Tim Fish about recent developments at the company in supporting the policy aims of the UAE.

Dec/Jan 2015/16

•    Optics
•    Air defence guns
•    Vehicle-mounted weapons
•    Reconnaissance vehicles

Feb/Mar 2016
(AUSA Global Force, DefExpo)

•    Artillery systems
•    Tracks and wheels
•    Rifle optics
•    Sniper rifles

Apr/May 2016

•    Precision munitions
•    Special operations infantry equipment
•    Special operations vehicles
•    Camouflage

Jun/Jul 2016
(Eurosatory, Farnborough International Airshow)

•    Assault rifles
•    European armoured vehicles
•    Night vision Part 1
•    Tyres and run-flat technology

Aug/Sep 2016
(Land Forces, MSPO, AAD, Modern Day Marine, ADAS)

•    Sniper training and technology
•    Future armoured vehicle design
•    Remote weapon station technology
•    Vehicle optics and targeting systems

Oct/Nov 2016
(AUSA Annual, Milipol Qatar, Indo Defence, I/ITSEC)

•    Vehicle-mounted cannon
•    Anti-tank weapons
•    Armoured vehicle upgrades
•    Mortars

Dec/Jan 2016/2017
(SHOT Show)

•    Night vision Part 2
•    Active protection systems
•    Power and mobility
•    Body armour

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.

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Mike Wild, Head of Advertising Sales on +44 (0)20 3179 2589, email

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