FEATURED REPORT

  • Lebanon struggles to secure its borders

    Amid the ongoing regional security threat, Hizbullah and the US now have a shared enemy in the Islamic State. Nicholas Blanford examines Lebanon's ambivalent attitude towards the anti-Islamic State coalition and explores the potential for co-operation.
  • Insecurity in Africa's Great Lakes region

    Download an extract of our report detailing prominent drivers of insecurity in the Great Lakes region, drawn from IHS Jane's Military and Security Assessments Centre and IHS Country Risk. Included are a comparative analysis of the military capabilities in the region, political risk forecasts and profiles of trans-national insurgent and terrorism groups operating there.
  • Briefing: Underwater aspirations

    While competing priorities and affordability issues have influenced a decline in submarine numbers in Europe in recent years, several of the region's nations are committing resources to recapitalising their SSK capabilities. Kate Tringham and Richard Scott report

Platforms Platforms

  • Taiwan starts trials of 'carrier killer' corvette

    Taiwan's Republic of China Navy (RoCN) began sea trials of an indigenously designed twin-hull missile corvette dubbed a 'carrier killer' on 27 October, according to naval sources as cited by local media. The 500-tonne vessel, Tuo Jiang (618), is said to have been towed from Lung Teh Shipbuilding's

Weapons Weapons

C4iSR & Missions Systems C4iSR & Missions Systems

CBRNE & EOD Defence CBRNE & EOD Defence

Country Risk Country Risk

Military Capabilities Military Capabilities

  • EDA declares MARSUR operational

    Europe's navies declared their Maritime Surveillance (MARSUR) software platform for exchanging maritime awareness data operational on 27 October, though not all the European Union's (EU's) navies have joined the effort yet. The platform is the navies' contribution to the wider maritime surveillance

CBRN Assessment CBRN Assessment

Terrorism & Insurgency Terrorism & Insurgency

Industry Industry

  • Swedish MoD inquiry urges country to assess NATO membership

    Key Points A report from the Swedish MoD has urged that Sweden should look at joining NATO The country's current security policy has 'inherent contradictions', made all the more apparent by the crisis in Ukraine, the report states. Sweden should consider joining NATO as a result of the breakdown
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