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Collaboration to keep army technology ahead of time
27 March, 2018
Defence technology is having to evolve rapidly to keep pace with the...
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Interstellar battles: legalities of war in outer space 27 March, 2018 An international coalition of lawyers will draft a manual setting out the legalities of warfare in outer space, including guidance on issues such as the legality of attacking...

Fast and flexible patrolling to handle sea perils 27 March, 2018 Today’s littoral environments are more dangerous than ever, with long-standing threats such as pirates becoming increasingly sophisticated. In this special report, Lieutenant...

Military training through virtually simulated war games 27 March, 2018 Military training in the virtual environment has grown in popularity over recent years, largely thanks to its cost-effectiveness and safety. Graham McIntyre, chairman and CEO of...

The future of military satellite communications 23 March, 2018 Military satellite communications are a hugely important resource, but are becoming increasingly vulnerable to outside threats and are struggling to meet the growing demand for...

Systems that can evolve 23 March, 2018 Timothy Carlton, principal systems engineer at Dstl, outlines how mission-aware reconfigurable communications, computers and information systems are taking a step towards...

How to win war in cyberspace 23 March, 2018 Whether it be criminal gangs or rogue states perpetrating them, cyberattacks are increasing in frequency and sophistication. Newspaper headlines report successful, large-scale...

Perpetual war on terrorism 23 March, 2018 More than 15 years after the 11 September 2001 attack, what kind of threats are the US and its allies still facing, and how are counterterrorism strategies evolving in response?...

American foreign policy under Trump: the logistics behind more expeditionary excursions 16 December, 2016 As the US Army withdraws from a long-term boots-on-the-ground presence in Afghanistan, reorienting logistics resources to suit more expeditionary excursions will be critical. But...

Drop the weight: alternatives to all-metal armour 15 December, 2016 When it comes to ballistic protection, vehicle manufacturers experience the same problem as dismounted soldiers: the weight of armour. We take a look at the ways in which...

Safety in numbers: GCC ballistic missile defence 15 December, 2016 GCC states are sufficiently worried by Iran’s missile tests to have begun work on an integrated ballistic missile defence system. Percy Ledger speaks to Douglas Barrie, senior fellow...

Brexit strategy: what leaving the EU means for UK defence 15 December, 2016 The UK’s historic decision to leave the EU took many by surprise and could have profound consequences for its defence industry. Colin Castle speaks with King’s College London’s...

Staying power: Britain's naval presence in the Gulf 15 December, 2016 With the construction of the new UK Mina Salman Support Facility (MSSF) in Bahrain nearing completion, and signs that Royal Navy vessels may also anchor in a new...


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