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Armed Conflict Database
The Armed Conflict Database (ACD) monitors armed conflicts worldwide, focusing on political, military and humanitarian trends in current conflicts, whether they are local rebellions, long-term insurgencies, civil wars or inter-state conflicts. In addition to the comprehensive historical background for each conflict, the weekly timelines and the monthly updates, the statistics, data and reports in the ACD date back to 1997. The compilation of statistics, which includes the status of conflicts, fatalities, and refugees, also contributes to the ACD Index, where annual conflict trends are highlighted.
IHS Jane's Defence Equipment and Technology
Data, information and analysis on the air, land, naval and joint defence platforms, weapons and systems in service and under development around the world. Its content underpins market-leading products such as Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft. Access to Data Analytics is also available, including specifications analysis. Register via the site for an individual account in order to save searches and request RFID feeds.
RUSI - Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
RUSI was founded in 1831 to study naval and military science and continues to research developments in military doctrine, defence management and defence procurement, all issues of defence and security, including terrorism and man-made and natural disasters. The following RUSI publications: Whitehall Papers, RUSI Newsbrief are available in print from the Barrington Library and RUSI Journal and RUSI Defence Systems are also available in electronic format in the Digital Library.