• 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
  • Clouded Intentions - Pakistan's shift towards tactical nuclear weapons

    As the sophistication of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal advances through increased plutonium production, the need for a clear nuclear doctrine becomes imperative. Brian Cloughley and Robert Kelley examine the drive towards tactical nuclear arms.
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  • US focused on Iraq, not Kobane battle

    The Islamic State's commitment to taking the northern Syrian town of Kobane has exposed the Sunni militant group to heavy casualties, but the battle is not the main focus of Operation 'Inherent Resolve', according to General Lloyd Austin, the commander of US Central Command (CENTCOM). Gen Austin


  • Missiles - General

    Description Missiles come in a vast range of sizes and functions, from shoulder-launched Surface-to-Air Missiles (SAM), sometimes known as MAN-Portable Air Defence Systems (MANPADS), to the large surface-to-surface ballistic missiles used to deliver nuclear warheads. The difference between rockets

  • Otokar Cobra II armoured tactical vehicle

    Development Based on their experience in the design, development and production of the Cobra (4 × 4) range of armoured vehicles which are covered in a separate entry in IHS Jane's Land Warfare Platforms: Armoured Fighting Vehicles, Otokar have developed the Cobra II. This vehicle has been

  • Alluviam HazmasterG3 Integrated CBRNE/IED/HME Decision Aid

    Description The Alluviam HazmasterG3 Integrated CBRNE/IED/HME Decision Aid is a portable, comprehensive decision-making software prediction tool. The software is fully functional on laptops, smartphones or tablets. The software gives first responders information on more than 165,000 substances

  • TechDemoSat

    Current status TechDemoSat-1 was launched on 8 July 2014 and is now operational. Background TechDemoSat-1 was developed to enable UK industry and academia to qualify innovative payloads and satellite software, in order to promote the country's commercial space industry. It was among the first