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


Twin-Turbo Terminator: Decoding Bell 429’s Technical DNA

As the 21st century dawned, the need for powerful and versatile twin-engine helicopters intensified. While existing models fulfilled basic requirements, operators craved improved performance and greater adaptability. Recognising this shift, Bell, a titan in the

Singapore’s Formidable Frigates

Imagine a warship that slices through the waves, unseen by enemy eyes, yet bristling with enough firepower to dominate any battlefield – air, surface, or underwater. This isn’t a scene from a sci-fi flick, but

Rooivalk: Red Falcon with Lethal Upgrades

The Denel Rooivalk, previously known as AH-2 and CSH-2, is an attack helicopter crafted by Denel Aviation in South Africa. Rooivalk translates to “Red Falcon” in Afrikaans. Its development commenced in 1984 under the auspices

PARS ALPHA Armoured Fighting Vehicle: Engineered for Domination

The FNSS PARS ALPHA 8x8 is a next-generation armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) designed for superior battlefield performance across all mission types. Featuring a modular design and advanced technologies, it promises exceptional mobility, survivability, and lethality

TIGER Spike’s Precision, Hellfire’s Fury

The Tiger helicopter, developed in Europe, serves in France, Germany, Spain, and Australia. Among its various variants, this article delves into the Tiger HAD (Hélicoptère d’Appui Destruction), a powerful attack helicopter designed for reconnaissance, ground

The Survival of Mobile Firepower: An Uncertain Factor in Taiwan’s Asymmetrical Defence

Taiwan’s asymmetrical defence strategy, a countermeasure against China’s military superiority, has significantly relied on mobile firepower, but they may not sufficiently fulfil their strategic role during wartime due to several drawbacks. From the mid-2010s, Taipei

Guarani Modular Mastery, Armoured Precision

The Guarani, a 20-tonne 6×6 armoured amphibious vehicle, is a joint development by IDV and the Brazilian Army under a 2009 contract. Powered by an FPT 9-litre, 279kW (380hp) bi-fuel common-rail engine, coupled with an

AS21 Redback IFV: Iron Sight, Lethal Bite

The Albanese Government’s US$2.4 billion contract with Hanwha Defense Australia for 129 AS21 Redback infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) signifies a pivotal move in Australia’s military transformation.    The contract is a significant component of the broader LAND

Su-57: Superior Stealth, Advanced Avionics

The Sukhoi Su-57 is a multirole fifth-generation fighter jet, engineered to address a broad spectrum of combat missions encompassing air, ground, and maritime targets. Its operational versatility spans day and night operations, even in adverse

Avenger’s Technological Leap: Collaborative Autonomous Systems

There has been significant discussion surrounding the development of a new era of autonomous systems aimed at maintaining the superiority of airpower. Tomorrow’s Air Force needs numerous versatile and capable aircraft for scouting, data sharing,

H145: The Unrivalled Performer

Airbus’ H145, the newest  addition to the company’s four-tonne-class twin-engine rotorcraft product range, is meticulously crafted to excel across the entire flight envelope.   Engineered with mission capability and adaptability at its core, this helicopter shines, particularly

U-2 Dragon Lady: Secret of Sensor Power

The U-2, known as the Dragon Lady, is renowned spy plane in service since 1956.    Initially utilised by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the U.S. Air Force (USAF), it monitored electronic emissions, sampled the upper

SUPERAV 8x8: Breakthrough Amphibious Tech

SUPERAV, developed by Italian company Iveco, is an eight-wheel drive tactical vehicle. It showcases cutting-edge design and performance in armoured amphibious vehicles. It offers excellent mobility and top-notch protection for armed forces facing demanding battlefield

Game-Changing CH-53K King Stallion

The Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion represents a significant leap in heavy-lift helicopter technology.  Designed and manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, this advanced aircraft a successor to the CH-53E Super Stallion 

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