Platforms Platforms

  • UAE parades new Nimr vehicles

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces displayed its new Nimr N35 armoured vehicles for the first time during a parade to mark the country's 45th National Day on 5 December. The vehicles seen in the parade were all 4x4 N35-4 rather than 6x6 N35-6 versions and fitted with Dynamit Noble FeWaS

Weapons Weapons

  • Images emerge of possible new Chinese anti-submarine missile

    Video footage from Chinese broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) posted on Chinese online forums around 20 November shows what appears to be a new torpedo-carrying missile being test-fired from a land-based inclined containerised launcher: an indication that the People's Liberation Army Navy

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

  • Croatia receives final OH-58D Kiowa helicopters

    Croatia received 11 more Bell OH-58D Kiowa Warrior armed reconnaissance helicopters on 3 December, completing the donation of 16 of the helicopters from the United States. The helicopters were delivered by a US Air Force C-5 Super Galaxy to the 93rd Air Base of the Croatian Armed Forces in Zemunik,

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