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Space-based Laser Systems

As one of the foremost elements of sci-fi movies, laser has also become an ordinary feature of our daily lives. Laser’s potential as a weapon system was recognised by the Cold War rivals of t...

ANKA Pushes for Export

ANKA, produced by Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc. (TUSAŞ) as a Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance (MALE) class UAV, has entered the inventories of the Naval and Air Forces and the General Command of ...

Optimum Ammunition Solution in Urban War...

It is observed that today armed conflicts takes place in city centres and urban areas rather than fields and rural areas. This change in combat environments has compelled firearms and ammunition us...

An Ore in the Cradle of Civilisations: K...

Our series of interviews introducing defence clubs established by university students, hosts in this issue KAR-SAV (Karabük University Defence Technologies Club) at Karabük University. Be...

IDEX/NAVDEX and the Advancing Battlefiel...

Organised biannually, the IDEX/NAVDEX Exhibition in February became the first meeting point of the world’s prominent defence companies in 2019. For its part, IDEX hosted over 1,300 companies ...

Historical Development of Air Vehicle De...

The aircraft would perhaps have remained a sports vehicle for years if it had not been for the First World War. In 1910, during the Picardie Military Exercises in France, it was introduced for the ...

Russia’s Return to Africa

So far, Russia’s presence in Africa has been brief and limited as compared to heavy involvement of colonial Western powers. However, there are still enduring signs of impact... &nbs...

Technology News Issue 70

The Night Turns to Day Autonomous Systems in the Deep New Tricks to Old Dogs AI Reinforcement to Weapons Traditional Counter-measures against Electro-optics<...

Sector News Issue 70

Mistral Blows by the Sea Rio’s Airspace Entrusted to SAAB Spain Relieved with Resources Printed Parts for Nuclear Ship HAVELSAN Features 8x8 Simulator<...

Technology Harvest in Çukurova

Our series of interviews introducing defence clubs established by students in universities, hosts this month SAYTEK (Defence and High Technologies Club) at Çukurova University. Listed among ...

Patria: Driving the 6x6 in Lapland’s Sno...

With a long experience in the production of armoured wheeled vehicles, Patria of Finland is probably one of the most northern located manufacturers for this type of system. C4Defence took pride in ...

Anti-satellite Missile Systems

During the Cold War years, both superpowers developed their space-based capabilities or, in other words, enhanced their ability of making the most of space, which culminated in a new kind of challe...