Beretta finalist for the US Army NGSW program
The NGSW (New Generation Squad Weapon) program consists of two parts: NGSW-AR, intended to replace the M-249 SAW; and NGSW-R to replace the M-4 air rifles. The new weapons ...
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The Italian reserve: an underutilized resource?
Could getting back into the game by dressing the stars after years of leave could be a healthy and useful alternative to get away from the daily routine? For some countries it is the ...
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The evolution of the Russian Integrated Air Defense Systems
Modern air defense systems have had a very high degree of evolution, thanks to the application of increasingly sophisticated information technologies and, in the case of ...
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The "digital surveillance" of Beijing and the Obama elections in 2008-2012
Just a few days ago1 we dealt with the theme of surveillance capitalism on these pages, excellently described by Shoshana Zuboff in his latest, masterful book, with ...
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The Italian Army tries to modernize
The operational situations that are taking shape, in international scenarios, force the armies of advanced nations to deploy structures equipped with the most modern tools ...
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In memory of General Issam Zahreddine
Since time immemorial, anniversaries have played a very important role in the collective memory of a country, especially if at war. On October 18, Syrians of all ages and classes ...
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Libya: Italy continues (to no avail) to seek a space between Turkey and Egypt
President Conte met the recognized premier of the Government of National Unity al-Sarraj in Rome today. During the press conference, following the talks, at -...
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Hand grenade: there is but (sometimes) not seen
In 2018 Difesa Online published an article on the supply of hand grenades within the Italian Armed Forces (see article). Different sources from many departments have us ...
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Among the usual shadows, large numbers for Italian tactics
With an official note from Iveco Defense Vehicles, the news of the delivery of the first ...
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The American Embassy Syndrome
Saigon January 30, 1968, Tet offensive. Communists enter the capital of South Vietnam and, among others ...
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The Italian irrelevance on the international scene
The American secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, immediately after the raid that killed the Iranian general Qassam Soleimani ...
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Libya: those who cause their illness cry themselves. The military mission that was not there
By now Turkey has reached out to Libya, or at least to Tripolitania. The memorandum signed in November between ...
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On January 3 an enemy died, a martyr was born
That the Iranian major general Qasem Soleimani, since 1998 commander of the Quds Force in charge of operations ...
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Libya: a battleground between men, jihadist beasts and ... diplomats with diplomas
Tomorrow the Turkish parliament will rule on the request for help (intended as non-diplomatic military) by the ...
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Will the Ottomans take Libya back?
Erdogan shudders to intervene in Libya, to the point of not having waited for the green light of his Parliament to send ...
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Turkey launches a new submarine and - unlike "others" - knows what it is for ...
On the 22nd of December, Turkey launched the new 214 Piri Reis submarine. It will enter service in 2020. There are ...
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France, Red Team: how to build the future
A few days ago the Minister of the French Armed Forces, Madame Parly, announced the launch of a program that ...
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If the Turks rushed to help al-Sarraj, what would we do?
The appeals of the recognized (but little sovereign) government of national unity of al-Sarraj against ...
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45 Task Force: the Italian special forces in Afghanistan
With the 11 September 2001 terrorist attack on the Twin Towers, Operation Enduring Freedom was launched (7 ...
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Xinjiang, China: surveillance and predictive analysis are done with the smartphone
The social credit system 1 has long since been adopted by the Chinese authorities, with which the population is ...
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