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Think Defence

Think Defence hopes to start sensible conversations about UK defence issues, no agenda or no campaign but there might be one or two posts on containers, bridges and mexeflotes!

Silent Knight Radar

The Raytheon Silent Knight APQ-174 Multi-Mode Radar (MMR) is designed to enable safe low altitude navigation for a number of aircraft including Chinook, Blackhawk and Osprey. It is a low probability of detection/interception radar that provides a terrain-following/avoidance function, a…

A Second Wind for Mastiff

The Mastiff vehicle family has a long history but recent enhancements for Mali have given them a new lease of life and opened the possibility of a more enduring role. As so often when looking at the history of a…

Water from Fresh Air

Probably the most enduring of military logistics challenges is the production and distribution of clean, drinkable water. It cannot be dehydrated, it cannot be compressed, it cannot be flat packed, there are no clever tricks to avoid the simple fact…