Military and Strategic Journal
Issued by the Directorate of Morale Guidance at the General Command of the Armed Forces
United Arab Emirates
Founded in August 1971


Houbara on Target to Replicate Next Generation Threats

The well-known military adage “train hard, fight easy” fully extols the virtues of thorough preparation for the full spectrum of threats armed forces personnel face. However, in an era when the blistering pace of technological

The New Tougher, Faster JLTV for Modern Battlefield

Only a select few military vehicles have ascended to iconic status over the past century. The likes of Germany’s Panzer II tank, the American Jeep and the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) or “Humvee”

Raytheon and United Technologies to Merge Creating Aerospace Giant

Raytheon and United Technologies have agreed to an all-stock "merger of equals" in a deal that is expected to create an aerospace and defence powerhouse with approximately US$74 billion in pro forma 2019 sales.    The combined

F35 Brings Multi-Mission Capability Against Emerging Threats

The supersonic, multi-role F-35 Lighting II represents a quantum leap in air dominance in hostile and least accessible airspace environments. The joint strike fighter is highly stealthy, agile, interoperable, as well as features advanced logistics

L3 Wescam Breaks Records

L3 Technologies recently announced that its WESCAM business is continuing to make history in the second quarter of 2019. The company’s first quarter of the year ended with record-high orders of more than US$120 million

iXblue’s Advans Vega INS Provides Optimum Efficiency

Serbian defence company Yugoimport-SDPR recently awarded iXblue with a contract to provide over 24 Advans Vega Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) for the accurate positioning and pointing of its new Nora 155mm howitzers.   The Advans Vega INS

U.S. Army Selects Oshkosh Defense’s Mission-Ready Solutions

In May 2019, Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, had announced that the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) awarded Oshkosh Defense and partner, Broshuis B.V., a contract to produce semitrailers for the

HENSOLDT’s Advanced Radar Technologies Counters New Threats

Today, Naval Forces are facing various new threats in the maritime battlespace and challenging asymmetric threat environments, which require unprecedented sensor capabilities. Both blue water missions and littoral scenarios are characterised by a high target

EmbraerX Unveils Futuristic Urban Air Mobility Concept

EmbraerX's new electric flying vehicle concept, unveiled during the Elevate Summit 2019 last month, is no less than a Sci-Fi set in the future, where aerial urban mobility is as common as a taxi ride.   The

Safran’s Patroller Undergoes Qualification Test

The Patroller tactical drone, developed and produced in France by Safran Electronics & Defense, has started the final phase of the industrial qualification at the Istres flight test center in southern France.   The drone has already

Being a Soldier:The Responsibilities of Serving in the Armed Forces

Army soldiers have a responsibility to protect themselves, each other and their units as a whole while defending their country against terrorist elements at home and enemies abroad. This is a daunting task requiring the

NGC’s E-2D to Build a Complete Picture for Japan

Northrop Grumman Corporation completed its first delivery of an E-2D Advanced Hawkeye to the Japanese Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) on March 29. The aircraft will be produced at the company's Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence

Thuraya VSAT+ Empowers Maritime Sector

VSAT+, the maritime satellite service from Thuraya, was recently unveiled in Europe at the Nor-Shipping conference and exhibition event in Oslo, Norway, three months after its commercial launch at the annual Thuraya partner conference in

Dassault Aviation Showcases its Strength at Paris Air Show

The Dassault Aviation Group presented its dual civil and military know-how at the recently concluded International Paris Air Show at Paris-Le Bourget Airport.    The company exhibited models of Falcon, Rafale, Falcon missions, ATL2, drones, future aircraft

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