All articles by Gareth Evans

  1. UAV innovation: what are the new concepts taking hold?

    Today, around 90 countries fly military drones, ranging in size from the Global Hawk, with its 40m wingspan, 6,800kg weight…
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    19 Dec
  2. Sound and fury: a timeline of North Korean aggression in 2017

    With North Korean aggression steadily ramping up over the course of the year, the world has been forced to deal…
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    18 Dec
  3. Soldier en route: the technology saving lives on the way to hospital

    Soldiers today have the best survival rates in the history of warfare, but, of those who don’t make it, 90%…
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    30 Nov
  4. Japan ramps up its defences with record budget

    “I will secure defence spending to protect our nation, to protect Japanese people’s life efficiently, considering issues such as the…
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    22 Nov
  5. Dipping a toe in the US Synthetic Training Environment

    “For the past seven decades, the US military has accepted a role similar to that of Rome’s legionary army, guaranteeing…
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    16 Nov
  6. Treating PTSD: could new drugs and marijuana hold the key?

    According to the US National Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Study, in excess of 25% of those who served during that war…
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    24 Sep
  7. The story of Palau and its place in US military strategy

    “Palau is indispensable to our national security,” claimed the US Department of Defense in its 2018 budget request, describing the…
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    18 Sep
  8. Inside the Dutch military superstructure

    The Dutch Defence Minister, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, has identified basic readiness as her number one priority, setting out almost immediately to…
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    13 Aug
  9. Inside QinetiQ’s revolutionary hub drive for armoured vehicles

    Ever since military vehicles first supplanted horses on the battlefield, their basic drive train has remained essentially unchanged, while at…
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    30 Jul
  10. Reducing musculoskeletal injuries in the armed forces

    According to the UK MoD, musculoskeletal injuries (MSKI) lie behind around 60% of downgradings and a similar proportion of medical…
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    9 Jul