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Russia’s arms investments: a wake-up call for the West?
24 February, 2015 | by Dr Gareth Evans
Russia’s aggression in the Ukraine has triggered a bout of investment by NATO states in neighbouring regions, but Russia itself has spent so extensively on defence in the past year that it...
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The world’s biggest countries without armed forces 18 February, 2015 An established armed force is normally thought of as essential for safeguarding borders but a few nations do however get by with no military muscle of their own. Army-technonology.com lists the...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 48 11 February, 2015 In this issue: the F-35C proves its worth in carrier trials, transforming deployable communications for the NATO Response Force, Raytheon’s ISR software brings big data processing to...

Putting an end to cruel “Danish Bacon” animal wounding exercises 10 February, 2015 by Berenice Baker Every year, live pigs and goats are shot with rifles, pistols and shotguns, repeatedly stabbed, have their limbs amputated with tree trimmers and are even blown up so that NATO military...

January's top stories: UK vehicle maintenance contract, upgraded Atlas robot 03 February, 2015 by Syeda Afshan Babcock International received a £900m contract to maintain the UK Army's land vehicle fleet, the Australian Defence Force's first EC135 T2+ helicopter completed its first test flight and...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 47 15 January, 2015 In this issue: Winning a war without boots on the ground, the US Army’s search for a lightweight armoured vehicle, a timeline of fusion power experiments, a new wave of mini weapons for...

Flyweight – the US Army’s quest for an airborne Ultra Light Combat Vehicle 07 January, 2015 by Berenice Baker After years of enhancing survivability through heavy armour packages, the US Army is seeking a new generation of lightweight armoured vehicle that can be carried by helicopter or air-dropped...

2014: The year's biggest Army Technology stories 05 January, 2015 by Syeda Afshan The UK Ministry of Defence announced it could allow women to apply for ground close-combat roles in 2016, Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine following heavy clashes between government forces...

No mans land - the ten most disputed borders 15 December, 2014 Ongoing unrest and armed struggles divide nations causing uproar and protest at home and aboard. From Crimea to the Senkaku / Diaoyu Islands, army-technology.com lists the world’s ten most...

Video feature: Omnifinity treadmill brings realistic movement to simulation 11 December, 2014 by Berenice Baker Omnifinity launched its new Omnideck 6 omnidirectional treadmill for use in virtual reality training at the recent I/ITSEC 2014 exhibition in Orlando, Florida. The Omnideck 6 is used with...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 46 10 December, 2014 In this issue: The strategic thinking behind US-Vietnam reconciliation, boosting simulation technology with an open-source approach, the problem of regulating private militaries, the...

Video feature: Graphene holds promise as body armour 08 December, 2014 by Berenice Baker New research from Rice University suggests graphene could be used to make strong body armour and to protect spacecraft. Researchers tested a graphene sheet by firing ‘microbullets’ at it and...

Latest In Defence – eye-like zoom; nuclear-inspired submarine; F-35 carrier landing 08 December, 2014 by Berenice Baker In this edition of Latest In Defence, Sandia National Laboratories has developed a rifle zoom that works like the human eye; DCNS unveils a concept diesel-electric attack submarine that...

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