Platforms Platforms

  • Camcopter demonstrates sense-and-avoid system

    Austrian company Schiebel has conducted sense-and-avoid trials of its Camcopter S-100 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in the environs of an airport in the Netherlands, the company announced on 9 February. The trials, which were conducted at De Kooy Airfield in Den Helder in December 2015, saw the

Weapons Weapons

C4iSR & Missions Systems C4iSR & Missions Systems

  • Russian deployment of new Pantsyr to Syria confirmed

    Russia has deployed the new version of the Pantsyr air defence system to its Humaymim airbase in Syria, footage broadcast by the RT news channel on 3 February has confirmed. Russia has had at least one Pantsyr-S1 at Humaymim since 3 October 2015, when its Ministry of Defence released a photograph

CBRNE & EOD Defence CBRNE & EOD Defence

  • USAF reveals 2014 nuclear 'mishap' that damaged ICBM

    The US Air Force (USAF) stripped personnel of their nuclear certification following a mishap in which a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) was damaged, it was revealed on 23 January. The incident, which occurred in 2014 but is only now being publically acknowledged by the USAF,

Country Risk Country Risk

Military Capabilities Military Capabilities

CBRN Assessment CBRN Assessment

  • USAF reveals 2014 nuclear 'mishap' that damaged ICBM

    The US Air Force (USAF) stripped personnel of their nuclear certification following a mishap in which a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) was damaged, it was revealed on 23 January. The incident, which occurred in 2014 but is only now being publically acknowledged by the USAF,

Terrorism & Insurgency Terrorism & Insurgency

Industry Industry

  • Russia and Belarus agree Su-30 deal

    Russia has reached a preliminary agreement to supply Belarus with an undisclosed number of Sukhoi Su-30 'Flanker' combat aircraft, national media reported on 5 February. The Russian Deputy Minister of Defence, Major-General Igor Lotenkov, made the announcement that the Su-30s will be provided to
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