• Forced by Budget Cuts, US Army is Likely to End GCV Program
    January 24, 2014

    Forced by Budget Cuts, US Army is Likely to End GCV Program

    If the US omnibus budget bill that President Obama signed earlier this month didn’t already make it clear, the Army’s Ground Combat Vehicle program is all but dead. Paul McLeary reported on Defense News today, quoting U.S. Army Chief of Staff of the General Raymond T. Odierno talking on a breakfast speech earlierRead More

  • Evolving Challenges
    January 6, 2014

    Evolving Challenges

    In this session a panel of speakers will review the changes shaping the modern battlefield in the past 20 years.

  • Anti Armour Capabilities
    January 5, 2014

    Anti Armour Capabilities

    The second session address the evolution of armour defeating warheads – from kinetic-energy to projectiles to explosive-formed, focused lethality munitions.

  • Armour Technologies
    January 4, 2014

    Armour Technologies

    Review of the latest trends in ballistic armour and blast protection technologies and advanced manufacturing processes – titanium, steel and aluminium, composites, ceramics hybrids…

  • Beyond Armour
    January 2, 2014

    Beyond Armour

    Achieving hit avoidance – signature management, active protection, countermeasures and more…

Forces from the UK, Denmark and Estonia Form Safe Corridor for US Forces in Helmand

Forces from the UK, Denmark and Estonia Form Safe Corridor for US Forces in Helmand

January 31, 2014

British, Estonian and Danish troops have provided a protective screen in the South Afghan desert to allow US forces to safely redeploy from bases in Northern Helmand, allowing an 180-vehicle convoy to travel 25 miles without attack. Soldiers from The Highlanders, 4th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (4 SCOTS)Read More

Russian Tank Biathlon is Gathering Momentum

Russian Tank Biathlon is Gathering Momentum

January 23, 2014

The United States and a number of European countries have asked to participate in Russia’s international tank biathlon, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday. “They filed a request with the Defense Ministry to participate. We will be happy [to have them],” News agency Novosti quoted president Putin addressing questions from studentsRead More