Day of the Jackal
Steve O'Leary, specialist vehicles programme manager at SUV IPT, and Paul Parnell, equipment programmes director at Babcock Marine, summarise the development of a new MWMIK vehicle.
A FRES-h approach
Considering the commerciality of through life aspects of support is crucial to structuring an effective, value for money FRES procurement, believes Ernst & Young's Christopher Dabrowski.
An AFV alliance
Erich Lang, Assistant Director, Armaments, The European Defence Agency, advocates the harmonisation of Armoured Fighting Vehicle production across Europe.
The war against surprise
Improvised explosive devices are wreaking havoc on the Armed Forces and the defence procurement budget. Professor Daniel Rittel, of Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, details how scaled down armoured vehicles subjected to large blasts can be utilised.
Coming out of their shell
Military Technology Consultant Anthony G Williams looks at the development and future prospects of the various types of ammunition that grenade launchers employ.
A bird's eye view
Debi Dawson, of Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier, gives an overview of CROWS – the remote weapons station, enhancing US capability by positioning gunners safely within their vehicles.
As tough as old boots
Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) advocates the importance of the correct footwear for troops in combat, introducing the new shoes capable of meeting today's diverse front line challenges.