Picking up from the issues and trends, half a dozen sensible suggestions, or hare brained schemes, depending on your perspective!
There are a number of observable trends and issues in complex weapon evolution, especially considering the time from concept to service cans sometimes be in decades, and it is worth looking at a few of them, not in any particular order.
Javelin is a medium range light forces anti-tank guided weapon system in service with the British Army, Royal Marines and RAF Regiment
The Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS), nicknamed the '70km Sniper', provides pinpoint accuracy delivering a 200lb high explosive warhead to its target, with twice the range of other artillery systems used by the British Army.
Fire Shadow was a precise loitering munition developed by MBDA for the British Army that did not enter service and has effectively now been cancelled
Meteor is the next generation Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) system designed to revolutionise air-to-air combat in the 21st Century
The AIM-132 ASRAAM is a high speed, highly manoeuvrable, heat-seeking, air-to-air missile that equips UK Tornado, Typhoon and F-35 aircraft
Harpoon is the long range lance of the Type 23 Frigate, capable of destroying enemy ships far beyond the horizon. Scheduled out of service date is 2018
The Starstreak High Velocity Missile (HVM) is designed to counter threats from very high performance, low-flying aircraft and fast 'pop up' strikes by helicopter attacks.
LMM is a low cost, lightweight, precision strike, missile, which has been designed to be fired from tactical platforms including fixed or rotary winged UAV