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Ahead of its landmark 10th anniversary Future Artillery conference later this month, Defence IQ has published its 2012 Artillery report, looking at current trends within the artillery sector and the likely evolution of the market over the next decade. The report can b...
For many years artillery has formed an integral part of combat warfare in situations ranging from small-scale skirmishes to larger conflicts. This is particularly apparent in Asia, where difficult political and social situations have led to warring factions within a...
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.
Operation Unified Protector and ISAF’s operations in Afghanistan have highlighted the difficulties faced in fielding C4ISR capabilities and of interoperating within a coalition environment. As artillery operations look set to continue to play a significant role in fut...
Today I believe that there is very little difference between the effectiveness of rockets and conventional artillery. For example, take Archer, the mobile Artillery vehicle, and Multiple Rocket Launch Systems (MRLS). Both are capable of finding a suitable firing poi...
The provision and upgrade of modern artillery systems is of utmost importance to Indian Armed Forces, according to the nation’s defence minister. AK Anthony made the statement this month to Parliament, as he outlined both the reason for the country’s notorious lack...
This report offers an indicative examination of the future artillery market in India over the next ten years. The report is based on a survey of senior executives and professionals within the artillery domain. The analysis of the survey data has been supplemented with...
For a company that has one of the most seasoned histories in the U.S. defence market, dating back more than 40 years, it is no surprise that its role in supporting the field artillery needs of both its American and international customers is held in high regard. From...
Prioritising artillery capabilities has been a concern for militaries for many years. Improving range, the precision of munitions, and its land-air integration while keeping the cost of the systems to a minimum has always been a delicate balancing act. Defence IQ re...
At the Future Artillery, a conference hosted by DefenceIQ, Mike Ross, Director of Royal Artillery, outlined the trends and developments in the UK artillery industry. While future artillery remains unclear, there are many opportunities for development and growth in the...
There is a growing trend towards precision effects in artillery and the guided MLRS has been the most effective precision system in Afghanistan. This gives an engagement capability out to 70 kilometres, with an accuracy of 10-15 metres. Use of such systems has reduced t...
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 fu...
It has taken twenty-seven years for the Indian Army to regain momentum on its artillery front. Following the much-publicised 1986 AB Bofors scandal, the nation has stayed largely in "theory and analysis" mode when it comes to contracting any new big guns.
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