The FIM MINIMI: a light machine gun for all seasons
Designed by Ernest Vervier in the 1977, the MINIMI of the Fabrique Nationale de Herstal (FNH) is still today a point of reference for the light machine gun category ...
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An MBT light for the US Army. A solution also for Italy?
Already in the mid-'60 years the US Army had introduced into service a light tank (15 tons), the M551 SHERIDAN, to be assigned to the troops ...
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A STORM (Storm) for the Italian armed forces
In the So.Fu.Tra program. (Functional Transitional Support), the Ministry of Defense intends to proceed with the acquisition of the technical documentation for the rifle ...
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A new caliber for the United States Special Operations Command
The American Special Operations Command will replace, starting from the 2019, for the sniper weapons, the 7,62x51 mm NATO caliber with the new caliber 6,5x49 mm Creedmoor. There...
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Revolutionary test for hypervelocal projectiles developed by BAE Systems
Passed mostly unobserved, the new discovery - if and when implemented - could radically change naval and air combat. According to USNI News ...
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Basque gray-green
The 9 ° assault regiment paratroopers Col Moschin has taken another step towards the recovery of those traditions founding the history of one of the most prestigious departments of the ...
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VCC-80 Dart: the useless therapeutic obstinacy continues
The Directorate of Land Armaments has published a specification of expenditure - part of the 2018-2020 Performance Plan decided by Defense Minister Pinotti on 31 ...
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Autieri, drivers and trailers: indispensable helpers also in the FFAA
And already, there are also them, in all respects included among the vehicles even if they have no engine and sometimes hidden by the imposing silhouette of their tractor that attracts glances and ...
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At the service of His Majesty Europe
In two previous articles, Difesa Online has imagined, in a utopian way, the possibility for the Army ...
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Putin's new supersonic weapon officially goes into production
During the conference on the state of the federation of March 2018, Russian President Vladimir Vladimirovich ...
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United States Space Force: to conquer space
It is a few days ago the news that President Trump gave the order to create the "Military Command of Space ...
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At 5 km depth the first base for oceanic drones
China will build the first submarine base for scientific exploration drones. The project - called "Ade" (the ...
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Vulcano: the Italian Logistic Support Ship
Launched last 22 June, the logistics support unit LSS (Logistic Support Ship) VULCANO, commissioned to ...
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Agile and tactical as a PUMA: but on this medium the opinions are discordant
The origins of its history start very far, probably from the 1968, the year in which the project of ...
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The MBT and the new war scenarios: Do they still serve?
In the recent conflicts in Iraq and Syria there has been a marginal use of armored vehicles, as the state ...
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Atavistic fear of Poland for the Russian Bear
Following the annexation of the Crimean Peninsula to the Russian Federation and the clashes in the Donbass it would seem that the ...
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The Chinese threat to Washington's supremacy in the Pacific
A report by the Pentagon underlines the increased capacity of the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) of ...
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Many rotated, few tracked
During the Cold War the nightmare of NATO was represented by the armored hordes that Moscow could move ...
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The health assistance of yesterday and today. The means and the figure of the rescuer change
These were the scenarios that have seen in the last decades our Armed Forces engaged in missions outside the area ...
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The Turks put a new MBT online, while Italy still wastes resources with Aries
The Ministry of Defense of Ankara signed, last November 9, a contract with the BMC (part of a ...
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