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More bang for your buck--warhead technology. Aug 1, 2003 2559
From the top ... (Ground Warfare). Aug 1, 2002 4023
A new generation of AGLs: within only a few decades the Automatic Grenade Launcher (AGL) has leapt from the concept stage to becoming a widely accepted and valued infantry support weapon, providing the foot soldier with a highly effective area fire suppression system. Apr 1, 2002 3152
Bolt from a more distant blue: between the two extremes of low-cost guided bombs (see Armada 1/2002) and expensive long-range cruise missiles (3/2001) there exists a need for cost-effective tactical air-to-ground guided weapons that can deliver suitable warheads precisely and from a safe distance against high-value, hardened, mobile or multiple targets by day and night and under all weather conditions. (Airborne Warfare). Apr 1, 2002 3895
Further to the point: until recently, the artillery world was divided into two camps -- those who had embraced Extended Range Full Bore (ERFB) technology and those who had not. Apr 1, 2002 2455
Travelling under armour; mechanised infantry have become used to being carted around in armoured personnel carriers (APCs). Although they are little more than capacious armoured boxes on wheels or tracks, APCs can provide their occupants with a fair degree of protection against many battlefield hazards, from bullets to land mines, but to do this they are usually heavy, complex beasts, very often sporting some degree of firepower. (Ground Warfare). Apr 1, 2002 3391
Top cover -- air defence turrets: the low-flying strike aircraft and assault helicopter constitute the mechanised land forces' main enemies. Both present potentially lethal, fast-moving and fleeting targets that are difficult to engage other than by dedicated air defence vehicles with rapid response weapons. (Air Defence). Feb 1, 2002 3294
Packing a punch -- cannon ammunition; cannon are often overlooked when armoured warfare is considered. Feb 1, 2002 2746
The Forgotten Military Essential. Jun 1, 2001 1943
Locate and Strike -- Aiming the Guns. Feb 1, 2001 3665
Assault Rifles and Their Technology. Dec 1, 2000 11663
Lighter, Smarter and on the Move. Dec 1, 2000 4104

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