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EuroSpike sees opportunities after excellent test results of SPIKE SR anti-tank guided missile

The Spike ER Missile System similar to what our Navy is using, made by the Israeli company Rafael Advanced Defense Systems....

Britain eyes autonomous robotic soldiers: Army Chief of Defense General Nick Carter

Following rapid technological improvements in the military industry, the theatre of war is no longer what it...

Italy’s Centauro II – lightest and only wheeled 120mm tank in the world

Italy’s latest tank, the Centauro II, was on display at a test range with the Italian parliament...

Rheinmetall AG unveils Lynx KF41 IFV for Australia’s Land 400 Phase 3 program

Düsseldorf, Germany-headquartered Rheinmetall AG has unveiled the first of three Lynx KF41 Infantry Fighting Vehicles that have...

Babcock awards Viaset SATCOM contract

Progress is being made to boost the number of frigates in the British Royal Navy, with the...

Artillery Back on the Map, and Lighter is Better

Artillery is increasing its punch and reducing its girth. For many decades, howitzers were considered the steamroller...

Asymmetric Conflicts

European commission

Estonia creating business allies in security, defense sector with Security Industry Cluster

In 2019, the Estonian Defense and Security Industry Cluster was re-launched in order to boost the cooperation...

Former M16 employee under investigation for passing secrets to Chinese intelligence

A former employee of British intelligence has strongly denied accusations of passing on state secrets to Chinese...

The European Union is running in circles in pursuit of “digital sovereignty”

The European Union is running in circles in pursuit of “digital sovereignty.” There are no bronze medals in the...

EU defence consolidation underway

The appointment of Sylvie Goulard, in November of 2019, is yet another token of seriousness from EC president Ursula von der Leyen,...

European Commission: toward a comprehensive EU Defense Industrial Policy?

​After decades of near absence, the EC is becoming increasingly involved in European defense matters, until now relegated to the Member States....

RESEARCH & DOCTRINE

The Marines want to get rid of their tanks. Here’s why.

A series of wargames conducted between 2018 and 2019 helped inform the Corps’ decision to divest of tanks and...

Not smart enough: The poverty of European military thinking on artificial intelligence

There is currently too little European thinking about what artificial intelligence means for the military. "Artificial intelligence" (AI) has...

Europe needs to build military assertiveness, says European Commission President

EC President Von der Leyen has lighted the way forward, for Europe’s diplomatic and Security global stance, stating that Europe needed to...

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A new role for joint civil-military interaction

Global crises, such as the spreading of the novel corona virus (COVID-19), hybrid threats and asymmetric warfare...

Europe needs to build military assertiveness, says European Commission President

EC President Von der Leyen has lighted the way forward, for Europe’s diplomatic and Security global stance, stating that Europe needed to...

Bulgarian army facing tough choices while Defense Ministry muddies waters

Bulgaria is launching an impressive overhaul of its entire military forces, that much is clear. After decades of dwindling military potential, Sofia...

Bulgarian army modernization entering rough patch

The tender around the modernization of the Bulgarian army, in dire need of an upgrade, is entering the political phase… The unusual...

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Artillery Back on the Map, and Lighter is Better

Artillery is increasing its punch and reducing its girth. For many decades, howitzers were considered the steamroller...

How many bombers will it take to break Russian air defenses?

A dispute in absentia has military experts scrating their heads. Here is the scenario, will a couple...

A “Hamiltonian Moment” for European Defense?

The coronavirus presents an opportunity to strengthen Europe's capacity to defend itself, but only if deeper political...

COMPANIES

EuroSpike sees opportunities after excellent test results of SPIKE SR anti-tank guided missile

The Spike ER Missile System similar to what our Navy is using, made by the Israeli company Rafael Advanced Defense Systems....

Italy’s Centauro II – lightest and only wheeled 120mm tank in the world

Italy’s latest tank, the Centauro II, was on display at a test range with the Italian parliament...

Rheinmetall AG unveils Lynx KF41 IFV for Australia’s Land 400 Phase 3 program

Düsseldorf, Germany-headquartered Rheinmetall AG has unveiled the first of three Lynx KF41 Infantry Fighting Vehicles that have...

Babcock awards Viaset SATCOM contract

Progress is being made to boost the number of frigates in the British Royal Navy, with the...

Market

New artillery fleet: lessons learned from the MIV and Boxer

The MoD took an immense risk when it decided to purchase the Boxer Infantry vehicle, throwing budgetary...

Estonia creating business allies in security, defense sector with Security Industry Cluster

In 2019, the Estonian Defense and Security Industry Cluster was re-launched in order to boost the cooperation...

French defence minister to attend Rafale induction ceremony in Ambala

French Defence Minister Florence Parly will visit India on September 10 to attend a ceremony to formally...

Intel: Greece seeks French military aircraft as Turkey renews gas exploration in eastern Mediterranean Read

Greece’s government is discussing plans to buy new military aircraft from France amid Turkey’s moves to explore...

Tech

Britain eyes autonomous robotic soldiers: Army Chief of Defense General Nick Carter

Following rapid technological improvements in the military industry, the theatre of war is no longer what it...

Artillery Back on the Map, and Lighter is Better

Artillery is increasing its punch and reducing its girth. For many decades, howitzers were considered the steamroller...

Elbit System’s HERMES 900 successfully completes flight demonstrations for UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Elbit System’s HERMES 900 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) has completed a series of flight demonstrations for the...

Russia’s Next-Generation Kurganets-25 Fighting Vehicle “Indefinitely Delayed”

On Tuesday, Viktor Murakhovsky, the influential editor of Russian defense publication Arsenal of the Fatherland, wrote a brief post on...