Vol. 40 Nbr. 4, August - August 2016
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- Danger on the edge of town: conflicts in Ukraine, and in Syria and Iraq, illustrate the threat posed to current, and future air operations exemplified by medium-range/medium-altitude and long-range/high-altitude SAM systems and MANPADS.
- Electric Avenue: the events of the last twelve months in Iraqi, Ukrainian and Syrian theatres underscore the reality that the electromagnetic spectrum, in which friendly and hostile radars and communications operate, is a domain of warfare in its own right, as much as the oceans, the ground and the skies.
- The need for SEAD: events in Syria notably the deployment of sophisticated Surface-to-Air Missile systems such as the Russian Almaz-Antey S-400 Triumf to support Russia's ongoing air campaign is giving NATO pause for thought.
- War in the ether.
- Caravan of death.
- FCAS developments.
- Guided rockets advance.
- Gun truckin'.
- Careful what you wish for.
- Shoot and scoot.
- Smart logistics.
- Protecting the air from the sea.
- How not to be seen: modern armed forces must adopt a mix of tactics, techniques and procedures, standard operating procedures and technology in order to successfully execute missions across a varied contemporary operating environment.
- Chemical memory.
- Coin-operated: in this article Armada focuses on the exclusively fixed-wing part of the light combat and Counterinsurgency (COIN) aircraft market, where the focus is on non-traditional warfare and border patrol as opposed to classic air combat tasks.
- The generation game.
- The other end of the line: during May and June the war against ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) gradually gathered strength in an all-out campaign by Iraqi and other forces to retake territory occupied by the world's most dangerous insurgent group of recent times.