Using Janes to gain a 360° view of a piece of military equipment

Janes increases your awareness of the operational environment by providing open-source intelligence that supports threat and capability assessments, event analysis, change detection and equipment recognition. The interconnectivity of Janes data delivers unique insights and reveals previously hidden connections, bringing both visibility and accessibility to help you deliver a more robust intelligence product.

The case study that follows demonstrates how the connections between Janes data and insight across equipment and military capabilities enable you to quickly gain a 360° view of your chosen piece of equipment, in this example the Leopard 2. 



Key specifications for your chosen piece of equipment

Janes delivers detailed technical specifications including dimensions and weight, survivability, mobility and firepower. 

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View weapons and systems linked to your chosen piece of equipment

Explore key content sets linked to a selected weapon or system. Janes delivers visibility into the capabilities and other platforms also employing your chosen weapon or system. The example below shows how starting at the Leopard 2A7 you can also explore other platforms using the L55. 

Distinguish between platform and equipment variants

Quickly differentiate between platforms and equipment variants. Janes enables you to identify specific capabilities, limitations, countries of manufacture and countries of use by adding variants for comparison. The tree below shows the Leopard 2A7 sub-family, a grouping of the latest versions of the more than 90 variants that can be found in Janes.

Insight into 20,000 defence organisations and their capabilities

Identify the manufacturer of your chosen piece of equipment and gain insight into awarded contracts, structure, equipment and related news. The example below shows Krauss-Maffei Wegmann.

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Data on more than 9,200 bases linked to ORBATs for more than 18,800 military units

Gain insight into the bases where your chosen piece of equipment is located, including name, location, units and other equipment operating from the base. Below is an example of a base operating the Leopard 2A6.

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Inventories for more than 190 countries

Quickly understand who is operating your chosen piece of equipment. Gain insight into key data into equipment variant, number in service, branch and country. Below is an example of where the Leopard 2 is in service. 

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Using a combination of Janes content you can quickly gain a detailed understanding of your chosen piece of equipment, verified and validated insight into:

  • Detailed technical specifications.

  • Weapons and systems.

  • Family hierarchy.

  • Manufacturers.

  • Bases and ORBATs for military units operating your chosen piece of equipment.

  • Inventories. 





 

 

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Case Study: 360° View of Leopard 2 Janes | Defence equipment intelligence - Land based military platforms - Leopard 2 main battle tank and armoured vehicle platform - Capability case study