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Contributor: Richard de Silva
Posted: 03/09/2016
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 east to west, including training, interoperability, budget and technology. 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
on point podcast series
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
Defence IQ Press
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 »