Platforms Platforms

  • Russian Army eyes MBT upgrades

    Russia may upgrade parts of its T-72 and T-90 main battle tank (MBT) fleets with the automatic target tracker (ATT) and fire control computer (FCC) installed in the Armata T-14 MBT, which is now entering production at UralVagonZavod's Nizhny Tagil facility. The installation of the ATT and the FCC

Weapons Weapons

C4iSR & Missions Systems C4iSR & Missions Systems

  • SSAT target achieves Milestone C approval for production

    The US Navy's (USN's) BQM-177A Subsonic Aerial Target (SSAT) programme has achieved Milestone C approval, paving the way for award of a first low-rate initial production (LRIP) contract to Kratos Defense & Security Solutions. What is now the Composite Engineering, Inc. (CEi) subsidiary of

CBRNE & EOD Defence CBRNE & EOD Defence

Country Risk Country Risk

  • Syrian army seizes northern sector of Aleppo

    Key Points A long-expected ground assault on the rebel enclave in Aleppo city has made rapid progress Most of the rebels holding the northern sector appear to have retreated before becoming cut off A ground offensive by pro-government forces in Syria that began on 25 November made rapid progress

Military Capabilities Military Capabilities

  • UK begins receiving UKMFTS training helos

    The rotary-wing (RW) portion of the UK Military Flight Training System (UKMFTS) programme took a step forward with the announcement on 8 December that the first of 29 Airbus Helicopters H135 Juno platforms had arrived in-country. Helicopter G-CJIW arrived at Airbus Helicopters' UK headquarters at

CBRN Assessment CBRN Assessment

Terrorism & Insurgency Terrorism & Insurgency

Industry Industry

  • Ground-breaking EU defence action plan unveiled

    Key Points The EU has unveiled its sweeping European Defence Action Plan to boost collaboration on defence in Europe The plan could see EUR5.5 billion spent centrally each year on collective defence issues The European Union unveiled its 'European Defence Action Plan' (EDAP) on 30 November. The
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