Proliferation Of Islamic State Produced Weapons: How It Made Its Own Military Industrial Complex – Analysis

Particularly important to weapons’ innovations are individual factors; to successfully innovate a group must have access to individuals with the knowledge and expertise required to innovate new weapons and successfully implement them on the battlefield.

By Robert Postings

During the short lived existence of their self-declared caliphate, the Islamic State (IS) developed an extensive weapons programme. They carried out research and development to innovate new...