Platforms Platforms

  • China building more Yuyi-class LCACs

    Commercial satellite imagery of China’s Jiangnan Shipyard near Shanghai shows that the country is producing additional Yuyi-class (Type 726/726A) air-cushioned landing craft (LCACs). Five Type 726As that appeared to be nearly completed could be seen at the yard on 24 November. Six Yuyi-class

Weapons Weapons

C4iSR & Missions Systems C4iSR & Missions Systems

  • AFRL pursues 3D printing technology

    The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is examining whether three-dimensional (3D) printing can be used in a safe, reliable manner, for aircraft parts. Doing that will require that the part be based on the design process, understanding how much strength is needed, as well as the criticality of

CBRNE & EOD Defence CBRNE & EOD Defence

  • AUSA 2017: Roboteam launches TIGR UGV

    Roboteam unveiled its Transportable Interoperable Ground Robot (TIGR) at AUSA 2017 in Washington, DC. The medium-sized, tracked platform has been designed to detect, identify, and dispose of hazardous objects and has a modular design, Shahar Abuhazria, Roboteam’s CEO told Jane’s ,

Country Risk Country Risk

  • North Korea releases launch images of Hwaseong-15 ICBM

    North Korea has released images of its 29 November test-launch of a Hwaseong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which Pyongyang claims is capable of striking anywhere in the United States. The land-based ICBM, which was launched on a high trajectory from the vicinity of Pyongsong in

Military Capabilities Military Capabilities

CBRN Assessment CBRN Assessment

  • North Korea releases launch images of Hwaseong-15 ICBM

    North Korea has released images of its 29 November test-launch of a Hwaseong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which Pyongyang claims is capable of striking anywhere in the United States. The land-based ICBM, which was launched on a high trajectory from the vicinity of Pyongsong in

Terrorism & Insurgency Terrorism & Insurgency

Industry Industry

  • Pentagon reverses cluster munition ban

    The Pentagon is reversing a Bush-administration policy to rid the US military of cluster munitions by 2019, and will instead keep them in the arsenal until the munitions can be more effectively replaced with similar area-effects weapons. The 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) was ratified
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