FEATURED REPORT

  • Lebanon struggles to secure its borders

    Amid the ongoing regional security threat, Hizbullah and the US now have a shared enemy in the Islamic State. Nicholas Blanford examines Lebanon's ambivalent attitude towards the anti-Islamic State coalition and explores the potential for co-operation.
  • Insecurity in Africa's Great Lakes region

    Download an extract of our report detailing prominent drivers of insecurity in the Great Lakes region, drawn from IHS Jane's Military and Security Assessments Centre and IHS Country Risk. Included are a comparative analysis of the military capabilities in the region, political risk forecasts and profiles of trans-national insurgent and terrorism groups operating there.
  • Briefing: Underwater aspirations

    While competing priorities and affordability issues have influenced a decline in submarine numbers in Europe in recent years, several of the region's nations are committing resources to recapitalising their SSK capabilities. Kate Tringham and Richard Scott report

Platforms Platforms

  • Taiwan starts trials of 'carrier killer' corvette

    Taiwan's Republic of China Navy (RoCN) began sea trials of an indigenously designed twin-hull missile corvette dubbed a 'carrier killer' on 27 October, according to naval sources as cited by local media. The 500-tonne vessel, Tuo Jiang (618), is said to have been towed from Lung Teh Shipbuilding's

Weapons Weapons

C4iSR & Missions Systems C4iSR & Missions Systems

CBRNE & EOD Defence CBRNE & EOD Defence

Country Risk Country Risk

  • Helicopters face high risk of attack in Peru's VRAEM region

    EVENT The Peruvian Armed Forces Joint Command (Comando Conjunto de las Fuerzas Armadas: CCFFAA) said on 28 October that possible members of the insurgent group Sendero Luminoso (SL) had opened fire at the Paquichari military base in Pangoa district, Satipo, Junín. The attack was carried out

Military Capabilities Military Capabilities

  • Jordan responds to the Islamic State threat

    Key Points Jordan's General Intelligence Directorate (GID), with its extensive cumulative experience, spearheads the kingdom's security efforts against the Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra threat, inside and outside the country. The multi-front approach being used to counter the threat comprises

CBRN Assessment CBRN Assessment

Terrorism & Insurgency Terrorism & Insurgency

  • Jordan responds to the Islamic State threat

    Key Points Jordan's General Intelligence Directorate (GID), with its extensive cumulative experience, spearheads the kingdom's security efforts against the Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra threat, inside and outside the country. The multi-front approach being used to counter the threat comprises

Industry Industry

  • Euronaval 2014: ScanEagle 2 UAS launched at show

    Ten years after Insitu sold the US Marine Corps its first ScanEagle surveillance unmanned air system (UAS) - beginning a production run of 2,000 air vehicles and more than 100,000 operational missions - the company (now a subsidiary of Boeing) launched the successor ScanEagle 2 at the Euronaval 2014
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