By Nicholas Drummond This is an updated version of an article originally written for the Wavell Room blog in June 2018 (see wavellroom.com). It makes
The US Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) 6.5 mm Precision Intermediate Calibre
Nicholas Drummond For some time, the US Army’s Special Operations Command (USASOC) has been interested in intermediate calibres. Recognising the limitations of 5.56 mm ammunition,
The British Army opens all combat roles to women.
Nicholas Drummond On 25 October 2018, the UK Secretary of State for Defence, the Rt. Hon. Gavin Williamson MP, announced that the British Army would
The US Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapon programme
By Anthony G Williams A second guest post by Anthony Williams, who is a highly respected UK writer on military small arms, automatic cannon and
The Challenger 2 Life Extension Programme – is it worth it?
Nicholas Drummond Britain’s ageing fleet of Challenger 2 tanks needs urgent revitalisation. But given many other Land Warfare priorities does an upgrade programme make sense?
Think Defence – Key Topics for Further Discussion
By Think Defence [Introduction by UK Land Power] It’s the end of an era. TD is calling it a day. For almost a decade, Think