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A stab in the dark
20 December, 2018
Being able to see in the dark can prove decisive on the battlefield....
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Evolution on the high seas 20 December, 2018 Technology is having an impact on everything in the world today, and that includes military operations beneath the sea. How can navies better adopt the latest technologies in a way...

Shielded from harm 20 December, 2018 With the cyber-domain playing host to increased hostilities, being ready for large and small-scale attacks has rarely been more crucial. Andrew Tunnicliffe speaks with CCDCOE’s Kadri...

Keep your feet on the ground 20 December, 2018 Simulation is finding a home in military training – whether it be in the air, sea or on the ground. However, as Andrew Tunnicliffe finds out, despite offering new possibilities, it...

A conflict of interest 20 December, 2018 Experts believe that the majority of the security threats confronting modern militaries over the next few decades will involve urban conflicts, facing enemies equipped with...

Rough and tumble 20 December, 2018 Rugged technology isn’t new, but what it offers those in the field changes almost daily. However, as Andrew Tunnicliffe finds out, selecting the right device is not as simple as it seems.

Radar to sensor 20 December, 2018 From today’s behavioural identification algorithms to near-future possibilities, such as mosquito designs able to extract DNA, sensor and radar technology is combining with other...

Lines in the sand 20 December, 2018 As the Middle East continues to make the headlines, it is clear the situation in the region is the most challenging it has been for some time. Defence & Security Systems...

Chain of command 20 December, 2018 It goes without saying that tracking the movement of materiel throughout the US military forces’ worldwide logistics chain is an immense challenge. Michael Shaw talks to Linus...

Will it be better by design? 18 December, 2018 Open architecture is something we hear a lot about within the technology sphere, but what impact is it having on our military and how close are we to the so-called holy grail?...

Lie of the land 23 May, 2018 Interoperability has long been an issue for military commanders the world over. Major-General Jaime Iñiguez Andrade, who will be speaking at Land ISR and C2 Battle Management,...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...


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