• Can EDGE help the UAE build a new market?

    In an effort to wean itself from Western dependence the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has folded together 25 companies into one domestic defence giant, EDGE. Harry Lye explores the strategy...

  • The ten longest running defence companies

    Firearms manufacturer Beretta, whose origins date back to the 16th century, is the world's oldest operating defence company, followed by Naval Group, the builder of the world’s first ocean-going battleship....

  • The world’s top 10 main battle tanks

    Since the Cold War main battle tanks (MBTs) have evolved from being simple and light to heavy, modernised and highly mobile, with advancements in weaponry and countermeasures. Army-technology.com lists the...

  • Fighting smart – the top ten military apps

    From simple navigation utilities to educational and information sharing tools, mobile technology is improving the life for those in the battlefield and their families by providing useful information and contacts...