The latest issue of Global Defence Technology magazine is out now. Read it for free online on all devices.

Although long considered one of the largest and most powerful armed forces in the world, Russia’s military faced unexpected levels of resistance and difficulty during its initial invasion of Ukraine. But there is a danger in writing off Russia’s armed forces. In this issue, we explore Russia’s failures in invading Ukraine and why the threat posed by the country’s arsenal should remain a priority for Western forces.

The unfolding artillery battle in eastern Ukraine demonstrates the impact that advanced ISTAR can have on the battlefield. We hear from GlobalData’s analysts about how changing Russian offensive tactics in Ukraine have created a shift in equipment requirements toward artillery and ground-based search radars, and the importance of remaining competitive in developing the capabilities and countermeasures to provide a decisive advantage.

Elsewhere in this issue, we take a look at the growing shift towards integrated operations and consider the practical aspects of domain integration, from equipment to bandwidth and processing power. We also find out how the drive toward data-centric warfare could improve the efficacy of air defence networks, particularly for forces with limited ground-based air defence capabilities.

Plus, we take a deep dive into the history of the C-130 Hercules, look at how synthetic environments can inject some much-needed realism into military training, and explore why prioritising military might over net zero makes no sense.

How well do you really know your competitors?

Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.

Company Profile – free sample

Thank you!

Your download email will arrive shortly

Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample

We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below form

By GlobalData

Read the latest issue of Global Defence Technology for all this and more insights, analysis, data and interviews from the medical device industry.

You can subscribe here to receive email notifications when a new issue is available. As always, don’t forget to follow us on Twitter and let us know your thoughts on this issue.