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Global Defence Technology: Issue 67
27 September, 2016
In this issue: Key outcomes from this year’s NATO summit, lessons to be learned from the Iraq invasion, inside the smart HQ, managing the MoD’s joint contingency plans, industry majors team up...
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Inside ASDOT: the UK MoD’s new fighter trainer 15 September, 2016 QinetiQ, Thales and Textron AirLand have announced a collaborative bid to lead the UK Ministry of Defence’s upcoming Air Support to Defence Operational Training (ASDOT) programme. Claire...

August’s top stories: US-Saudi $1.15bn sale, Canadian Army’s first TAPV 09 September, 2016 by Nancy Victor Saudi Arabia has requested a $1.15bn sale of battle tanks and vehicles from US, the Canadian Army received its first TAPV from Textron Systems and Lockheed's PAC-3 MSE interceptor achieves...

Armoured vehicle manufactures look on the light side to shed weight 07 September, 2016 When it comes to ballistic protection, vehicle manufacturers experience the same problem as dismounted soldiers: the weight of armour. To tackle the problems created by heavyweight armour – such...

Wrong kit, wrong place: will the Chilcot lessons be learned? 05 September, 2016 “Lessons will be learned” is a mantra that has become the required response to every British inquiry into instances of abuse, scandal or disaster, typically uttered shortly before the...

NATO summit 2016: common interests take sharp focus 31 August, 2016 At the NATO summit in Warsaw, NATO and the EU issued their first joint declaration on security cooperation, pledging to work together particularly in the fields of hybrid warfare and cyber...

Guarding the future with Fujitsu 23 August, 2016 In 2015 two major contracts marked a fifty year relationship between the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Fujitsu that reaches right back to the days when the company (as ICL) delivered main...

Singapore's 1bn helicopter deal reveals true ambition of a new heavyweight 16 August, 2016 In the midst of a navy and air force evolution, Singapore will be offering a $1bn (£687m) tender for multi-purpose military utility helicopters in an effort to develop and maintain continued...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 66 10 August, 2016 In this issue: The potential of a joint European force, Singapore’s defence procurement, Oshkosh’s TerraMax technology, the US Combat Rescue Helicopter programme, evolution of the Gripen...

Oshkosh TerraMax: one hand on many wheels 10 August, 2016 The Oshkosh TerraMax technology enables a traditional tactical vehicle to be turned into a fully integrated autonomous vehicle system. A single operator can then supervise up to five...

Cyber insiders: Putting warriors on the front line against hack attacks 08 August, 2016 by Berenice Baker Cyber warfare has claimed its rightful place among the better-established battle domains of land, sea, air and space, but the widening skills gap in this specialist field risks leaving...

July’s top stories: Turkey Military coup, Terror attack in Nice 08 August, 2016 by Nancy Victor A military coup attempt to oust government had failed in Turkey, a gunman drove a truck into a crowd in Nice, France, killing nearly 84 people and the US and ROK agree to deploy THAAD system...

Fat fighters: can tech tackle the global military obesity problem? 03 August, 2016 by Berenice Baker Despite regular fitness testing and physical training, increasing numbers of armed forces personnel are overweight or obese, and some are turning to extreme measures to achieve a healthy...

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