The US Army has briefed industry on its upcoming electronic warfare program and is now asking for feedback. The Terrestrial Layer System (TLS) is an integrated EW and signals intelligence system for ground use that the army decided to pursue instead of the old Multi-Functional Electronic Warfare Ground and Dismounted system. We find out more about the project.

We also ask whether adapted versions of commercial smartphones could replace traditional military radios, report on the latest rifle technology from the EnforceTac exhibition, and visit Rheinmetall Denel Munitions in South Africa to learn about recent advances in munitions.

Plus, we take a look at new solutions being developed to neutralise small drone threats, speak to the British Armed Forces’ most senior female military officer about her work in the RAF, and find out more about the UK MOD’s plans for a Future Littoral Strike Ship.

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