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Firepower in Eastern Europe: Trends and programmes map

In light of the uncertain security context of the region, the push for Eastern European countries to replace their ageing artillery capabilities and modernise current fleets is highlighted by a lot of acquisition activity. The focus is primarily on procuring systems compatible wi ...

Precision munitions, C2 digitalisation and Joint Fires integration: Inside Estonia’s Fires modernisation plans

Estonia’s massive military modernisation on its indirect fires capability is putting the spotlight on the nation’s willingness to improve its interoperability with allied countries, highlighted by the recent purchase of Korean-built K9 Thunder self-propelled 155-millimeter howitzers ...

A look at the Czech Land Forces' artillery capabilities through to 2030

The current security context around Czech Republic has led the nation to increase its defence by 12 per cent in 2018 compared to previous years. With a focus on collective defence and enhancing fire support to meet NATO requirements, the country has initiated a few modernisation and acquisition p ...

Indirect Fires in Eastern Europe: Regional market overview

The rapidly changing environment combined with future potential threats are pushing militaries in Eastern Europe to instigate modernisation and procurement programmes on their indirect fires capabilities.Ahead of Future Indirect Fires Eastern Europe, we compiled the region’s procurement an ...

Cyber Warfare and Indirect Fires: Are we ready for the next conflict

The rise of cyber warfare and the increasing threat context in Eastern Europe might force NATO and Allied forces to reassess their response towards the threat posed by cyber to their indirect fire assets. With systems being more and more digitised and thus vulnerable to potential hacks, how can l ...

Comparative market report

Not so long ago, we had the opportunity to ask experts from both the mortars and artillery communities to give us their insight on the overall state of the market, their challenges and need for improvements.  This report shows where the two communities meet and split on the threats they are facin ...

Countering your adversary's multi-domain capabilities: the role of indirect fires in the current threat context

In an increasingly tense global context, land forces must prepare for the next conflict and it is time to determine what will be relevant on the battlespace and what will not, as recent events showed the true power of the adversaries’ capabilities. As a key element of land forces and essential in ...

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Past Presentation: Lieutenant Colonel Uwe Kraft, Head of Artillery and Joint Fires Branch, German Army

In this exclusive presentation 'Upgrading German Artillery and Target Acquisition', Lieutenant Colonel Uwe Kraft, Head of Artillery and Joint Fires Branch, German Army gives an insight into the joint fire capabilities of the German Army and plans for 2032 and beyond.  Download your copy of the presentation >> The presentation includes:German Army force...

Past Presentation: Estonian Indirect Fires Support Capabilities

In this presentation from LtCol (OF-4) Kaarel Maesalu, Self-Propelled Howitzer K-9EST Project Manager and former Artillery Inspector of the Estonian Defence Forces, you can learn about:Estonian Defence Forces Fires CapabilitiesDevelopment plans and procurement prioritiesFuture force structure within NATOClick 'Download' for your copy of the presentation >>