FEATURED REPORT

  • Female operators: Women in special forces

    While the debate continues over allowing women to serve in special forces units, individual female candidates are already meeting the selection criteria for special operations and some armed forces are experimenting with new roles to exploit the unique capabilities female operators can offer, as Andrew White reports
  • Armed conflict continues to destabilise Ukraine

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine escalated in the first two months of 2017, despite ceasefire efforts. Alex Kokcharov examines the factors behind the intensification of the conflict and sets out three scenarios for how it could evolve during the next 12 months
  • Lessons learned as Mosul operation intensifies

    Despite a faltering start, the operation to recapture Mosul from the Islamic State has gathered pace. Jonathan Spyer reports from the city on the Iraqi forces' tactical improvements and analyses those tactics' applicability to the eventual Raqqa offensive

Platforms Platforms

  • IDEX 2017: UAE selects Rabdan 8x8 IFV

    The United Arab Emirates' (UAE's) military announced during the IDEX show in Abu Dhabi that it had ordered 400 8x8 vehicles from the local company Al-Jasoor, a joint venture between the Emirati company Heavy Vehicles industries (HVI) and the Turkish armoured vehicle manufacturer Otokar Land systems.

Weapons Weapons

C4iSR & Missions Systems C4iSR & Missions Systems

  • IDEX 2017: Groza-R enters C-UAV fray

    KB Radar Design Bureau has developed a manportable counter-unmanned aerial vehicle (C-UAV) system, unveiling the package at IDEX 2017 in Abu Dhabi. Speaking to Jane's, Zhybul Siarhei Victorovich, head of KB Radar's electronic warfare department, said that the Groza-R Counter-Multicopter Radio

CBRNE & EOD Defence CBRNE & EOD Defence

Country Risk Country Risk

Military Capabilities Military Capabilities

CBRN Assessment CBRN Assessment

Terrorism & Insurgency Terrorism & Insurgency

Industry Industry

  • Leonardo legally challenges Canada's FWSAR decision

    Italian aerospace company Leonardo, along with its Team Spartan partners, has filed a legal challenge against Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) over its decision to award Airbus Defence and Space the Fixed-Wing Search-and-Rescue (FWSAR) programme, Leonardo announced on 23 February. PSPC
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