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March 9, 2016 by Richard de Silva
Artillery Challenges: From East to West
Last year, Future Artillery welcomed over 180 delegates from more than 25 nations. Among them were representatives from as far a field as the contested South Pacific to the tense borders of Eastern Europe. Defence IQ caught up with two of the nations in attendance - New Zealand and the Czech Republic - to investigate how the pressures vary from Read more
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March 8, 2016 by Richard de Silva
The Future of Artillery: Industry Perspectives
Defence IQ's Future Artillery conference will be taking place (May 23-25) in association with the Royal Artillery, who celebrate their 300th anniversary this year. As always, it will host many of the world's major artillery solution providers. Ahead of the event, we sought insight from Orbital ATK, Lockheed Martin, Rockwell Collins, Read more
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February 29, 2016 by Defence IQ Press
Royal Engineer Officer to run London Marathon in full body armour in aid of Combat Stress
After chairing Defence IQ's International Military Engineering conference last week, Lt Col. Alan Jarvis is not sitting back and relaxing;he's back in preparation for a grueling 26 mile run in full body armour! Lt Col. Alan Jarvis of the Royal Engineers has set himself the challenge of running through the streets of London in the Army Read more
Tags: Combat Stress | PTSD | marathon | fundraising | charity | Royal Engineers
January 20, 2016 by Victor M. S. Barreira
Lithuania selects German GTK Boxer AFV
The Lithuanian State Defence Council (Valstybes Gynimo Taryba) approved the Ministry of National Defence to enter negotiations with the German wheeled armoured vehicles manufacturer ARTEC GmbH for the purchase of 88 GTK Boxer 8x8 modular armoured fighting vehicles (AFV). Earlier in the year the Ministry of National Defence recommended GTK Boxer as Read more
Tags: boxer 8x8 | logistics | defence logistics
January 13, 2016 by Victor M. S. Barreira
France awards development of Aster 30 Block 1NT missile to EUROSAM
EUROSAM will develop an improved version of MBDA’s Aster 30 Block 1 surface-to-air missile for the French Air Force and will modernise the service’s truck-mounted SAMP/T (Sol-Air Moyenne Portée Terrestre) Mamba mobile medium range air defence system.
Tags: eurosam | MBDA | aster 30 block 1
December 9, 2015 by Richard de Silva
Israeli Defence Forces explains why counter-tunnelling is a growing challenge for combat engineers
From automated air defences to unmanned ground vehicles, the advance of technology is going a long way to providing much-needed coverage. However, with the prominence of these counter-measures, there is a growing risk that militants are finding ways to circumvent them, including methods that were first tried and tested thousands of years ago.
Tags: military engineering | IDF | Israel
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