FEATURED REPORT

  • Coming of age: The rapid expansion of the Myanmar Navy

    On the back of an ambitious programme of indigenous shipbuilding, the Myanmar Navy has emerged as a force capable of projecting influence well beyond the country's EEZ into the wider Bay of Bengal. Kerry Herschelman reports
  • Extended reach: Bangladeshi naval modernisation

    With significant help from China, the Bangladesh Navy continues to advance its plans to develop into a three-dimensional deterrent force capable of protecting its strategic interests in the Bay of Bengal. Mrityunjoy Mazumdar reports
  • Mapping shows terrorism risk increase in Cairo

    In the last two years, there has been an increase in quantity and a shift in distribution of terrorism incidents in Cairo. In the first in a new series on developments in OSINT analytics, Hugo Foster uses visualisation to map out the pattern of terrorist attacks.

Platforms Platforms

  • IDEF 2015: FNSS unveils Pars 4x4 vehicle

    FNSS unveiled its Pars 4x4 armoured combat vehicle at the IDEF 2015 defence exhibition in Istanbul on 5 May. The vehicle is the first-ever 4x4 developed by FNSS and has been designed as a company venture for the wheeled component of the Turkish Land Forces' Anti-Tank Vehicle requirement. The cab of

Weapons Weapons

C4iSR & Missions Systems C4iSR & Missions Systems

  • Images show J-11D variant with possible new radar

    Chinese online forums have reported that the prototype of a new variant of the Shenyang Aircraft Corporation's (SAC) J-11 made its first flight in late April. Images posted online on 30 April showed an aircraft with serial number D1101 and the J-11D designation. The J-11 is one of a number of

CBRNE & EOD Defence CBRNE & EOD Defence

  • CBO releases new triad upgrade estimate

    The United States will have to spend USD348 billion on nuclear weapons modernisation over the next 10 years if it wants to maintain a triad of nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), submarines, and bomber aircraft, according to a 22 January report from the Congressional Budget

Country Risk Country Risk

Military Capabilities Military Capabilities

CBRN Assessment CBRN Assessment

Terrorism & Insurgency Terrorism & Insurgency

Industry Industry

  • French defence budget boost swaps a 7% cut for a 4% jump

    Key points: France’s announcement goes even further than Germany's plan to increase spending by EUR1.9 billion over 2015-2016. While many countries in Eastern Europe have already increased spending, we may finally be seeing an end to the erosion of defence spending in Western Europe.
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