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

Studies and Research

F-35: Shoot Me If You Can

Military sophistication calls for constant upgradation. For Air Force fighter fleet, the need is more considering the high stakes involved. This is where a timely tryst with technology could do the trick. U.S. and allied

Gripen E, F-35 Lightning II and Super Hornet Block III Vie for Canada’s FFCP Contract

Acquiring the aircraft that Canada’s military needs to help ensure the safety and security of Canadians, while ensuring economic benefits for Canada, is a top priority for the Government of Canada. The Government announced on

Getting Ready for Clean Skies: Aircraft Innovations for the 2030s

The year 2035 has been set for a programme of ambitious 20-30 per cent fuel savings for short-medium range aircraft. The Clean Sky initiative involves three interrelated initiatives: radical airliner configuration; hybrid aircraft propulsion; and

Future Vertical Lift Modernising the U.S. Army

The U.S. Army is leading the biggest rotorcraft programme in the history of international air forces. The Future Vertical Lift (FVL) in an ambitious plan to replace all the U.S. Department of Defence’s (DoD) helicopters

NATO Continues to Affirm The Role of Nuclear Deterrence

Nuclear weapons are a core component of NATO’s overall capabilities for deterrence and defence, alongside conventional and missile defence forces. The fundamental purpose of NATO’s nuclear capability is to preserve peace, prevent coercion and deter

The Impact of Disruptive Technologies on Defence and Security

Exponential technological progress is affecting every part of life, especially in the digital domain. But where the commercial sphere has become a leader in the democratisation of those technologies in their potential to be weaponised,

Middle East Gathers Momentum for a Clean Energy Future

We all know that a new energy future is coming to the Middle East. Both governments and businesses have been preparing for decades to make the transition from a hydrocarbon-dominated global energy market to a

Glimpse at Missile Systems of the Future

Future missile systems are prepared using a progressive converging process. This process gradually transforms a set of operational needs, industrial strategies (either government driven or internally promoted), ideas and technologies into a new solution that

Artificial Intelligence: Changing the Future of Energy and Sustainability

Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies and techniques have the potential to create somewhere between US$3.5 and US$5.8 trillion in value annually across 19 different industries, according to a recent estimate by McKinsey. As the technology becomes

UAVs to Play a Key Role in Present and Future Aerial Operations

Although remotely piloted aircraft came into use more than fifty years ago with the increasing usage of armed Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), in recent years UAV roles have evolved beyond traditional ISR functions. While the

NASA’s Research to Drive Future Aviation Advances

Over the last year, NASA’s aeronautical innovators  have worked diligently to explore safe advances in atmospheric flight that directly benefit all of us, meet the rapidly evolving needs of industry, spark economic growth, and ensure

A Mind of their Own: Drone Autonomy and Security

In recent years, unmanned vehicles (UVs) have received worldwide attention both as high-impact military technology and immensely popular toys for hobbyists. More commonly referred to as drones, advances in robotics technology have also elevated commercially

Armies of the Future Switching to UGVs

PART II   Computer-controlled systems are inherently easier to integrate into the digital battlefield. By accepting commands in digital forms, unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) can produce exact replicas of maps, while their reports come back as digital

Future Armies to Switch to UGVs?

The robotisation of military equipment stands as one of the key priorities guiding scientific and technological progress in the defence sector. Here, Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) provide a comprehensive operational solution to reduce casualties and

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