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  • SUMMARY

    General presentation
      
    II.Focus
    - A-termes
    - CS - communication systems
    - Advans ursa by ixblue
    - Lorana by Yugoimport
     
    III. Tri-logical, the rise in power of the info-centric combat
     
    IV. Iveco, the rise in power
     
    V. The future of the mraps: what’s next?
     
    VI. From the intelligent route to the fight against ieds: qinetiq at the spearhead of technology
     
    VII. Armored vehicles: what kind of superiority
     
    VIII. What are the solutions for the management of 4D
     
    IX. Africa caught in between instability and regional responses
     
    X. Somalia: kenya caught in the trap  
          
    XI. The parade of the 14th of July
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    I.Defence exhibition DEFEXPO 2012 
    - General presentation 
    - Bad luck for the absent
     
    II.The hard kill protection of armoured vehicle
     
    III.Nexter munition in Europe ? 
     
    IV.Which between Thales and EADS will be the pivot of the french defence industry?  
     
    V.The consequences of the french retreat from Afghanistan : end of 2012 and after...          
     
    VI.The Abrams of the US MArine corps deployed in Afghanistan since 2010
     
    VII.Syria : the worst scenario 
  • S U M M A R Y

    I - A new turn for the Rafale ?   
    - The victory of the professionals !!   
     
    II - Defence exhibition
    AUSA 2011
    - General presentation   
    - Impact of the defence budget reduction   
    - Hawkeye 105mm on a truck chassis     
    - UAS Cutlass fired from a tube     
    - American land robotisation: pragmatism comes first
     
    III - Europe
    - Equipment manufacturers, platform providers and integrators in military vehicles  
    - The land armaments industry in Europe today 
    - The Hawkei from Thales selected in Australia
    - Thales future backbone of the French defence industry
     
    IV - Scorpion : things are becoming clearer
    - The development strategy of armoured vehicles in Russia
    - Fight against terrorism in the Sahel: remarks on the United States engagement
  • SUMMARY

    I / Defence exhibitions
     
    DSEI 2011
    - General presentation
    - ADAPTIV: camouflage produced by BAE Systems
    - The ASIO drone by Selex Galileo
    - A point on the retrofit of the Warrior
     
    The HARMATTAN operation in Libya: what’s the role of air-land mobility?
     
    MSPO 2011
    - General presentation
    - 8x8 Rosomak AMV armoured vehicles
    - The S-70i Black Hawk Helicopter
     
     
    II / British Land Forces in 2020
     
     
    III / The thriving enterprise of mercenaries in Africa
    - Niger : The challenges of a fragile State.
  • SUMMARY

    I / Defence exhibitions
    IDEX 2011
    - General presentation
    - Competition around armoured vehicles
     
    IDET 2011 - General presentation
    - RCWS-30 turret from Rafael 
    - RECCE version of the Pandur 2
    - MGC-1 : modernisation of the BMP-1
     
    FED 2011
    - General presentation
     
    IDEF 2011
    - General presentation
    - Turkish defence industry
    - Turkish UAV 
    - ALTAY MBT
    - Tanks in service in the Turkish Army
     
    II / Marketing
    - World market for MBT : perspectives 2030
    - Tendances on the missile & Navy markets
     
    III / Industries, products and programmes
    - The end of the « LSI »
    - Lockheed Martin, turret manufacturer
    - Etats-Unis : from FCS to BCT
    - France : beware the Scorpion
    - PILARw : tactical tool 
    - Naval : Will Europe be one day present at the rendez-vous ?
  • SUMMARY

    I - Defense exhibitions
    EUROSATORY 2010
    - General presentation   
     - The shock of the Titans: Leopard 2A7 vs MBT Revolution   
     - MFD (Modular Flexible Drive)   
     - The THOR Hammer   
     - TRA-C Industry   
     - Sarrazin Cabins   
     - Armadillo  the last of the CV90’s   
     - The mortar EIMOS by EXPAL   
     - Deliveries: 105mm LGI MKIII  
     - PTC: Leader in PLM software   
     
    DVD 2010 - General presentation  
     - British programmes   
     
    MSPO 2010 - General presentation  
     - The new tracked armoured vehicle ANDERS 
     - Dynamic demonstrations  
     - RPZ: the anti-IED technological demonstrator 
     
    II - The new land forces
     - Italy   
     - United Kingdom  
     
    III -  At the roots of military efficiency. What is the future for Europeans? 
  • SUMMARY
     
    I - Defense exhibitions:
     
    IDEB 2010 - General presentation
    - Active protection solutions for light armoured vehicles
    - The Czech PANDUR II
    - Aligator: the Slovakian reptile
     
    SOFEX 2010 - General presentation 
    - French industries at SOFEX 
    - KADDB and the modernisation of armoured platforms 
    - Robotics: ROVER, the 'man to kill'
     
    II - The new Land Forces
    - USA
    - United Kingdom 
    - France and focus on Scorpion
     
    III - Close Air Support and Counter Insurgency Operations
    - Air to ground support and territory recovery by the Colombian Armed Forces
     
    IV– Eurosatory 2010
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    I - British programs
    - A call for an Entente Cordiale for Armament ?
    - The future of the FRES programme
     
    II- Industrial strategy
    - Why a Joint Venture between MAN and Rheinmetal ?
     
    III- IAV 2010
    - International Armoured Vehicles 2010 Exhibition
     
    IV- USA : Focus on ‘‘Future Combat System’’
    - After the MGV, here's the GCV ... !
     
    V- Aerospace
    - Elbit Systems successfully tests its new Micro CoMPASSTM electro-optic payload
    - Focus on military aeronautics in South Africa
     
    VI- Geopolitics
    - American counter-terrorism in a storm
  • SUMMARY

    1.When the British Army promotes small to medium sized company products...
     
    2.The MkIII version of the 105 LG1 is exported to the Americas
     
    3.New anti-RPG solution by Qinetiq North America
     
    4.The return of thermobaric ammunitions ? 
     
    5.Ever news ones !
     
    6.Nexter : a new starting point ? 
     
    7.Longer Range, lower cost, high tech: the SOPHIE range is growing !
     
    8.The wars of tomorrow have already started.Robots and conflicts of the XXIst century.
     
    9.UGV at DVD
     
    10.High mobility articulated tracked vehicles
  • SUMMARY

    1. The empire counter-attacks !
     
    2. Chinese industry at IDEX 2009
     
    3. The defence package : a revolution ?
     
    4. A war for nothing ? Operation “Cast Lead” in question
     
    5. Optronics in land forces : a presence that is more and more necessary ...
     
    6. Thales : as new shareholder, new strategy ?
     
    7. UMTAS and CIRIT, two Turkish missile programmes
  • SUMMARY

    1. Artem-IS (France) & Azalis (Poland) sign a cooperation agreement
     
    2. Defence Industry Days organised by the Polish Ministry of Defence Warsaw, 4-5 November 2008
     
    3. Libdex 2008, first Libyan defence exhibition?
     
    4. New organisation of BAE Systems Land & Armament Inc. (January 2009)
     
    5. IDEAS 2008
     
    6. EURONAVAL 2008
     
    7. Worldwide orders for armoured vehicles : a contrasted report for 2008
     
    8. French overseas operations
  • SUMMARY

    1. A « New Deal » for U.S. armed forces ?
     
    2. The Pilar Metravib : Firing Acoustic Detection Demonstration at La Valbonne - French military camp
     
    3. « Catching the bad guys equates to saving lives »
     
    4. A « New Deal » for U.S. armed forces ?
     
    5. Megitt Badger I and II : and why not a Badger III UGV engaged in a (competitive) war of robots?
     
    6. Scoop : the ALSV re-skined by Ceradyne
     
    7. Metal Storm « sets fire » to AUSA
     
    8. The JLTV : business for platform producers or systems integrators ?
     
    9. SESM : transmission systems for tracked vehicles
     
    10. Russian projects at DEFENDORY
     
    11. GIDEON : the missing link
     
    12. Novelties at MSPO 2008
  • SUMMARY

    1.Back fire from the Causasian explosive zone
     
    2. A3F by Panhard General Defense.
     
    3. MOUT « Military Operations in Urban Terrain » kit by Rheinmetall : an integrated solution for zone protection and control
     
    4. Operation Scorpion : a beginning
     
    5. Remote control weapon systems
     
    6. Press meeting of the French Ministry of Defence on the ambush of the 18th August in Afghanistan
     
    7. Active protection becomes a reality
     
    8. AMC by Renault Trucks Defense
  • SUMMARY

    1. A short report of our last 12 months of coverage regarding exhibitions
     
    2. Quiet Pro by Nacre
     
    3. French reinforcements for Afghanistan
     
    4. Transforming the Operational Readiness, Maintenance of the French Land Forces
     
    5. Report : SOFEX 2008 exhibition at Amman (Jordan)
     
    7. Zoom : the Jordanian fleet of armoured vehicles
     
    8. Inauguration of the Terrible SSBN
     
    9. The Piranha V is selected in Great Britain for FRES-UV
  • SUMMARY

    1. Non lethal weapons : Davey Brickford's example
     
    2. « NBC » news : towards to the end of the anthrax risk ?
     
    3. UUV Double Eagle at Expomil
     
    4. 8x8 for Romania
     
    5. SAAB Underwater Systems organisation
     
    7. The armament of tomorrow's armoured vehicles
     
    8. Blogosphere : remotely controlled 12.7 mm cupolas for the VAB
     
    9. The Braunshweig Type 130 (K-130) corvette
     
    10. AUSA 2007 exhibition
  • SUMMARY

    1. FRES : the industrial stake of the acquisition programme for armoured platforms
     
    2. FRES-UV : a structuring programme for industry ?
     
    3. FRES : the German scenario ?
     
    4. Rafale : the price of defeat
     
    5. Poland at MSPO
     
    6. Partnership between Sagem Defense Security and the Rumanian Rorarm
     
    7. Nexter, the British scenario
  • SUMMARY

    1. Turkey : Armoured vehicles still on the go
     
    2. Italy at IDET (Czech Rep.)
     
    3. Thales and BAE Systems : two groups with different strategies 
     
    4. The future turkish submarine
     
    5. The Caesar 2007 days
     
    6. AGUSTA A-129 : Turkey signs the contract with Agusta Aerospace during IDEF 2007
     
    7. What about the Leopard 2A6EX ?
  • SUMMARY

    1. Retrofit & modernization of armoured platforms during IDEX 2007 : back on the scene ?

    2. Chinese industry at IDEX

    3. What is the future of the french land armament industry ?

    4. 4x4 at IDEX

    5. The American anti-missile defence system

    6. Launching of the 4th American Virgina class submarine
  • SUMMARY

    1. Piranha III for Romania

    2. Market for wheeled self-propelled 155mm artillery systems

    3. French policy in matter of security

    4. Very large presence of France at the first LAVEX 2006 international aeronautics exhibition
  • SUMMARY 


    1. DEFENDORY and Greek ambitions

    2. Bulgarian future soldier

    3. "Born to be wheeled"

    4. Strategy

    5. General Dynamics ELCS : supremacy ? 

    6. Iran at DEFENDORY 2006
  • SUMMARY

    1. Is Krab back ? 

    2. Lebanon Retex 

    3. Analysis of the Polish defence budget after 2006

    4. Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) by Aeronautics

    5. The Polish Prime Minister at MSPO

    6. Polish future soldier ? 

    7. Future soldiers around the world