FEATURED REPORT

  • Distant memories - glimpses of the past from the IHS Jane's archives

    The IHS Jane's archives hold a wealth of fascinating content. Here is page 129 of the 1918 edition of Jane's All the World's Aircraft providing the reader with a profile of the German Fokker triplane; one of the most famous fighter aircraft of World War I
  • Choosing sides - Islamic State's influence in South Asia

    Islamic State's presence in South Asia is on the rise, as an increasing number of young people are being radicalised and joining the group. Bibhu Prasad Routray examines Islamic State's expansion and the rising threat it poses to the region.
  • Army of adaption

    Now redeploying from more than a decade of large-scale counter-insurgency operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, the US Army is preparing itself for a future that includes new threats and a smaller force, a bigger Pacific presence, possible complex warfare in 'megacities', and a dwindling number of acquisition programmes. Dan Wasserbly reports
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  • A-10 retirement restrictions imperil F-35A IOC for USAF

    Key Points The USAF's F-35A fleet might not be operationally deployable by August 2016 as planned Experienced A-10 maintenance personnel were expected to comprise the majority of new F-35 maintainers, but lawmakers are working to block the legacy aircraft's retirement The US Air Force's (USAF's)
  • 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
  • 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

RELEVANT PROFILE LISTINGS

  • BCH300 bone conduction headset

    Type Headset, bone conduction Development The BCH300 headset was developed using bone conduction technology for both earphone and microphone. Description Instead of the conventional arrangement of a headset that covers the user's ears and a microphone that covers the user's mouth, the BCH300

  • LHTEC T800

    Overview Launched in 1988 to power the US Army Comanche helicopter, this engine lost its original application but has found others Description This fully metric, high-power-density turboshaft engine stems from programmes that were started before 1983. The T800's core was based on the F109, a

  • Nimrod (Mikhol, Mikholit)

    Type Laser-guided air-to-surface missile. Development The Nimrod Advanced Laser-Guided Missile System (N/ALGMS) has been developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) as a private venture for both ground- and air-launched use, and was tailored to the Israel Defence Force's operational needs as

  • Sentry

    Type Deep-ocean autonomous underwater vehicle. Development Sentry is a deep-ocean autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) developed by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) to replace the Autonomous Benthic Explorer (ABE). Sentry is designed to be faster, have greater depth capability and

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