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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...
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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...

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...

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?...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Informed attack – German infantry upgrades to Gladius 15 December, 2016 As Germany expands its international commitments, making sure its army’s infantry are kept in top-of-the-line equipment is essential. At the forefront of these efforts is the...

War games: the battle lines in simulated combat 15 December, 2016 With an ever-increasing number of military and non-military ways in which to engage an adversary, simulation has never been more vital. Defence & Security Systems International maps...

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...


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