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Lie of the land
23 May, 2018
Interoperability has long been an issue for military commanders the...
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Ready for a renaissance: the UK's naval facelift 23 May, 2018 The UK defence secretary has promised a ‘renaissance’ in British maritime power with significant investment across the board. But with the budget heavily dented by new carriers and...

Simulating change: NATO M&S COE 23 May, 2018 As technology evolves, the new frontier that it offers in training and simulation is revolutionary. Defence & Security Systems International speaks to the director of the NATO...

Counterterrorism analysis: avoiding the mistakes of the past 23 May, 2018 In modern times, a number of state and non-state actors have increasingly taken a provocative stance on the world stage, in some cases carrying out a variety of military and...

Do all roads lead to peace?: EU's plan 23 May, 2018 EU member states have agreed to better collaborate on a raft of military and defence projects and strategies, as Andrew Tunnicliffe explains. However, the logistics of...

Smart bases: British telecom's DBI 23 May, 2018 British Telecom (BT) is working with the UK military to ‘help staff connect quickly, understand clearly and act decisively’ through access to real-time information on military...

Intelligent approaches 23 May, 2018 Terrorism, Russia, Brexit – each poses a challenge to Europe and the wider world. Andrew Tunnicliffe considers how intelligence agencies are facing up to these challenges and what the...

Evolving armour: kevlar to liquid 23 May, 2018 Lighter, stronger, smarter: new innovations are starting to have an impact on soldier armour. Claire Apthorp takes a look at the latest trends.

Change is coming: the Eurosatory show 23 May, 2018 The international defence and security exhibition Eurosatory will take place on 11–15 June at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre. Defence & Security Systems International takes...

Standard of safety: the technology of quantum computing 23 May, 2018 Quantum cryptography has become a major and pressing issue in recent years. In 2015, a European Telecommunications Standards Institute report warned of military and security dangers...

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...

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...

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...

Collaboration to keep army technology ahead of time 27 March, 2018 Defence technology is having to evolve rapidly to keep pace with the changing nature of the threats faced by the military. Andrew Tunnicliffe talks with Major General Marc Thys about...

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...

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...

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?...

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...

The right gear 20 December, 2017 Defence technology is having to evolve rapidly to keep pace with the changing nature of the threats faced by the military. Andrew Tunnicliffe talks with Major General Marc Thys about...

Keep it unreal: virtual military training 20 December, 2017 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...


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