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We take a look what delegates and exhibitors can expect ahead of the Navdex exhibition in Abu Dhabi.
With defence budgets under permanent pressure around the world, Defence & Security Systems International looks into the use of offsets and how their role has evolved given the current fiscal restraints in place across the industry.
Future soldier Top
Combatente Brasileiro (COBRA)
The COBRA modernisation programme finished its evaluation period recently and will now begin rollout among Brazil�s armed forces. We find out what upgrades the new system includes and how the new kit will improve the abilities of the dismounted soldier.
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Professor Bryn James, head, Armour & Protection Science & Technology Centre, DSTL
Responsible for looking at new ways of protecting combat vehicles and their occupants, the DSTL has come up with interesting techniques in the past, such as electric force-fields. We find out what research is currently going on and how likely it is to be adopted by the British Armed Forces.
Brigadier Alastair Deas, Deputy Chief of Staff ARRC, NATO
The pull out from Afghanistan has been one of the largest military logistics exercises in recent years. We find out what challenges this process has had to overcome.
Naval capabilities Top
US Navy Combat Craft division
Ned Lundquist talks to experts from the US Naval Combat Craft Division in Little Creek, Virginia, US, about future developments in combat craft, and discusses the use of Stiletto to evaluate systems.
Mr John Hickey, program manager, DoD Mobility, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)
With the increasing use of mobile devices comes the increased vulnerability of secure networks. We find out what steps the US DoD is taking to improve the security of these devices.