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

Multi-Domain Battle Management: Defeating Enemy in Armed Conflict

Following on from the discussion of Multi-Domain Battle (MDB) technology in our June issue, this article will tackle current strategies for defeating the enemy in armed conflict. We saw last month how adversaries demonstrate asymmetric

OXCART vs Blackbird:Do You Know the Difference?

Can you tell the difference between the OXCART and a Blackbird? Most people can’t and often confuse one with another. Yet the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) A-12 OXCART and the U.S. Air Force’s SR-71 Blackbird

Multi-Domain Battle Management

  Part 1: Primary Enemy Systems: New Methods for Armed Conflict   In a rapidly changing world, the military’s operating environment is becoming more contested, more lethal and more complex. While the integration of land, air, sea, space and

The Evolution of Central Command and NAVCENT

In the 19th century, the Great Britain’s Royal Navy and maritime law used to protect free trade in the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea, and Arabian Gulf. The first U.S. warship to enter the Indian Ocean

Gripen Efficient and Sustainable Future Fighter

Modern fighter jets have an operational lifespan of 8,000 total hours of flight time. They fly for an average of 200 hours each year, meaning that they can expect to achieve high-performance missions or sorties

To Down A Drone

Drone numbers are growing fast in their multitude of different types and uses, from large MALE and HALE systems (Medium Altitude Long Endurance/High Altitude Long Endurance) to tactical UAVs, mini-drones and micro-UAVs. Whether aiding search-and-rescue

UAE Welcomes Next-Gen Armoured Vehicles

Established in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in May 1981, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is a political and economic alliance of six Middle Eastern countries. With the presidency rotating annually, the GCC seeks to achieve unity

PREVENT’s Innovative Approach to Threat Prevention

Terrorism and other threats to domestic and international peace can appear almost anywhere in the world today. When acts of aggression occur, post-forensic analyses are conducted to determine cause, methods and associated patterns, providing the

Land 400 IFVs to Revolutionise Australian Army

The year 2018 has seen Australian Defence take a coordinated and programmatic approach to the Army’s biggest project ever. The multi-billion-dollar project to replace Australian Army’s M113 Armoured Personnel Carriers has now taken another step

MACE Unmatched Battlespace Simulation

Modern Air Combat Environment (MACE) is a physics-based, full spectrum Computer Generated /Semi-Automated Forces (CGF/SAF) application with a large and user-extensible order of battle, capable of many-on-many simulation yet having very high fidelity at the

ATGMs: The Nemesis of Modern Tanks

In being designed to destroy heavily armoured military vehicles, today’s Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGMs) require a solid anti-armour system for successful combat, one including anti-tank units as its basic element.  A long-ranged and stunningly accurate ATGM

Military Radars to Meet Global Demand

A military radar is a device used for early detection of missiles providing surveillance across borders day and night and in extreme weather conditions. Its basic components include transmitter, duplexer, receiver, radar antenna, and indicator

A Robotic Future for the United States Army

Winning the wars of the future will depend on the adaptability of leaders, the skill set of soldiers and the use of advanced technology. The U.S. Army Robotic and Autonomous Systems (RAS) strategy promises to

Ambitious Visions for UK Air Combat

As the Royal Air Force (RAF) enters its second century, it is important to recall the importance of the UK, a pioneer in air power. Britain’s national prowess in air invention and innovation resulted in

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