FEATURED REPORT

  • Analysis: North Korea parades newest missiles

    Amid rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula over Pyongyang's weapon development programmes, the North Korean regime recently paraded a number of new missiles and their associated systems to demonstrate its growing military capabilities. Markus Schiller and Neil Gibson report
  • Russia learns military lessons in Syria

    Since 2015, the Russian military has been closely engaged in the Syrian conflict and has deployed an extensive command-and-control network for its forces and its allies. Tim Ripley looks at the implication of this experience for future Russian military interventions in other conflict zones
  • Briefing: South Korea prepares offset reforms

    South Korea’s DAPA introduces minor changes to defence offset guidelines in 2017, but agency points to significant future updates as a means to boost exports and capability. Jon Grevatt reports

Platforms Platforms

  • China launches first indigenously built aircraft carrier

    China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier on 26 April in a ceremony held at the Dalian shipyard of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) in the country's northeastern Liaoning Province. Known as the Type 001A, the as-yet-unnamed vessel is a follow-on ship to the

Weapons Weapons

  • UK MoD green lights Meteor integration on F-35B

    The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has officially approved the integration of the Meteor beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) on the UK F-35B Lightning II multirole stealth aircraft under one of a raft of separate missile-related contract awards to the MBDA announced on 21 April. A GBP41

C4iSR & Missions Systems C4iSR & Missions Systems

CBRNE & EOD Defence CBRNE & EOD Defence

Country Risk Country Risk

Military Capabilities Military Capabilities

  • Bulgaria opts for Gripen

    Bulgaria has selected the Saab Gripen as its new future fighter aircraft, the country's interim deputy prime minister reportedly announced on 26 April. Stefan Yanev said talks will now take place with Sweden to acquire eight aircraft to replace its Warsaw Pact-era MiG-29 'Fulcrum' fighters, the

CBRN Assessment CBRN Assessment

  • NRL seeks more capability for CT-Analyst

    The US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is looking to add more features to its CT-Analyst real-time 3-D model that tracks how hazardous airborne plumes might disperse in an urban setting. Features could include adding more data about the character of a chemical, biological, or radiological release.

Terrorism & Insurgency Terrorism & Insurgency

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