Installed power on naval surface combatants has steadily grown over the past few decades. The principal reasons for this are two fold: ships have got larger and faster, and ships have more power demanding mission-systems. This paper examines the technical drivers behind the trends.
The MBDA Meteor air-to-air missile is a game changer with strategic importance. With this in mind, Rob Hewson, Editor of IHS Jane’s Air-Launched Weapons, looks at the export potential for such a weapon