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AeroVironment- Rapidly Deployable UAV Situational Awareness for International Defence Forces with combined lethality
24 November, 2020
We recently saw the announcement of the Switchblade 600 by AeroVironment,...
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AM General - taking the iconic Humvee to the new generation 09 November, 2020 AM General very recently launched the latest model of their iconic Humvee, the new NXT 360 ES. DSSI spoke with Nguyen Trinh, VP International Programs at AM General who mentioned they...

DSSI speak with Oshkosh Defense at AUSA 2020 - JLTV for European Allies 16 October, 2020 The world's biggest defence event AUSA is well underway this week via a Virtual Forum. Defence & Security Systems International speaks with Oshkosh Defense, on how its successful...

On course for conflict 10 July, 2020 While the crisis sparked by the assassination of its leading commander Qasem Soleimani by the US ended in a face-saving – and non-lethal – missile strike on US bases in Iraq, the...

Toxic agendas 10 July, 2020 Chemical and biological attacks have made an unwelcome return, from the use of Novichok in Salisbury to VX in Malaysia and chlorine gas by multiple sides in the Syrian Civil War....

Supplied and unmanned 10 July, 2020 From horse-drawn carts to flatbed trucks, armies have always hunted for ways to sharpen their logistics – with new aerial technologies offering tantalising solutions. Andrea...

No man’s land 10 July, 2020 Armoured vehicles have remained vital assets for every self-respecting army for over a century. Amid growing interest in land-based drones, however, the days of the tank crew...

Equipped for battle 10 July, 2020 The dismounted soldier system (DSS) is one of the most important sets of equipment for the modern infantryman. As innovation in this area proceeds apace, the project team at...

A real heavy hitter 10 July, 2020 In November 2019, the UK Ministry of Defence announced a new multi-billion-pound order for the Boxer, an armoured infantry transport. It may be modular by design and easy to operate,...

The war online 10 July, 2020 Following the lead of France, the UK’s Ministry of Defence has set up a new unit within the British Army to carry out both defensive and offensive cyber operations. Ewan Lawson,...

Reach for the stars 10 July, 2020 Following the US’s lead, nations around the world are making substantial investments in the expansion of their military space assets. Greg Noone talks to Matt Roper, chief of...

Under the HUD 10 July, 2020 Head-up displays (HUDs) have revolutionised the way pilots operate, enabling quicker decisions and distinct tactical advantages in combat. Constantly evolving, the technology will play...

Taken to extremes 27 January, 2020 2019 has seen heatwaves occur across the globe, and a new report forecasts that servicemen and women in the US will have to become even more accustomed to working in extreme heat in...

Model army 27 January, 2020 Getting the right supplies to the troops that need them is one of the most fundamental aspects of military life. Computerised models can help, but older varieties are too slow...

In defence of the internet 27 January, 2020 Cyberdefence is becoming increasingly prioritised at NATO. Grace Allen talks to Ian West, cybersecurity chief at the NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency, about its work...

A swarm welcome 27 January, 2020 Advances in drone technology and robotics are playing a key role in front-line connectivity, with their use in large numbers enabling the development of swarm research and...

Through the looking glass 27 January, 2020 Virtual reality (VR) continues to expand in the military sector, driving further investment in new technologies that enable the creation of authentic, detailed digital environments....

Ready to fire 27 January, 2020 Innovative technologies and methodologies are being employed in the development of mortar systems with high accuracy and improved ease of operation. Andy Tunnicliffe discusses advances...

Change with the times 27 January, 2020 As technology platforms advance, they require updating far faster than the military vehicles in which they operate. Open architecture can provide the flexibility required to help...

New maritime frontiers 27 January, 2020 The UK’s use of military drones has, until now, largely been confined to the deployment of unmanned aerial vehicles by the Royal Air Force. The establishment of the technology...


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