ATK’s PGK: Turning Shells into Precision Artillery

Prospect of Israeli Ground Attack in Gaza Met with Concern

* A barrage of over 100 Palestinian rockets was aimed at Israeli cities on Saturday, and IDF told North Gaza residents to evacuate ahead of launching a significant attack. * Jordan’s King is unhappy about that prospect, and US State Secretary John Kerry is...
ATK’s PGK: Turning Shells into Precision Artillery

Oman’s HSSV Fast Transport Catamarans

TSV-72 concept(click to view full) The US Navy’s JHSV ships won’t be the only ones of their kind. Oman, which already operates a pair of 65m Austal fast catamarans as civil ferries, has decided to add a pair of slightly larger ships for military use. The...
ATK’s PGK: Turning Shells into Precision Artillery

South Africa’s Sad Military: Why Maintenance Matters

SAAF JAS-39D(click to view full) In 1999, South Africa became the Saab JAS-39 Gripen’s 1st export customer, ordering 26 fighters. The country is generally considered to be one of Africa’s stronger economies, and a regional security partner. On the defense...
ATK’s PGK: Turning Shells into Precision Artillery

Grand Salaam! Eurofighter Flies Off With Saudi Contract

RSAF Eurofighter(click to view full) In 2005 talks were underway for a Saudi purchase of Eurofighter Typhoon Tranche 2 advanced air superiority and strike aircraft from Britain’s BAE Systems – with an important (albeit denied) set of conditions on the...