Army & Land Forces

Explore defence news items on topics such as military vehicles, modern artillery, infantry weapons, tactical communications and defence logistics. Our land defence analysis now also includes border security and non-military counter-terror operations.

Contributor: Daniel Urchick
Posted: 07/27/2016
Researcher Daniel Urchick puts himself into the shoes of China and assesses what the country will be looking to achieve in terms of military modernization in the coming years – and why.The views and opinions in this article are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect or represent those of Defence IQ.––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––E Full Article »
Posted: 07/26/2012
Total Recoil: KRISS discuss .45 sub machine gun

Martin Schiffer from Swiss-based arms company KRISS walks us through the mechanics of how his firm is countering the problem of recoil on a .45 sub machine gun. The system also reduces muzzle climb and offers fewer and lighter weight components, enabling it to perform at extremely high rates of fire.


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Posted: 02/23/2014
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Spanish Artillery Training: structure, history and development This year, the Spanish Artillery School of Segovia turns 250 years old. As we discover from this podcast discussion with the head of the facility, Commander Alfredo Sanz, in order to progress into the future of this field, we must remember the principles learnt from our past. Sanz Full Podcast »
Contributor: Defence IQ Press
Posted: 04/27/2016
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Air and missile defence programmes and requirements continue to evolve at a rapid pace. The threats posed by Russia in Europe have prompted increased ballistic missile defence initiatives in the region. Full Sector Report »