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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...
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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...

Unravelling China’s state sponsored cyber war with Project CameraShy 01 August, 2016 by Julian Turner A new intelligence report claims to have uncovered Chinese state-sponsored cyber attacks against military, diplomatic and economic targets across South-East Asia. Julian Turner talks to Rich...

A single European army: do we need a joint force? 26 July, 2016 by Dr Gareth Evans In the run up to the UK’s ‘Brexit’ referendum, stories began to emerge of secret plans in Brussels for a single European army that were intended only to be made public after the polls had closed...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 65 15 July, 2016 In this issue: Project CameraShy and Chinese cyber espionage, Nordic defence cooperation, lightweight vehicle armour, SpaceX challenges the United Launch Alliance, overhauling the UK’s Type...

Gearing up for the next generation of air combat helicopter 14 July, 2016 An update from Sikorsky reveals that the $1.2bn programme to replace the US Air Force's rapidly ageing HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters is progressing well. The contract signed in 2014 will see...

Japan: a new dawn of military innovation? 07 July, 2016 by Dr Gareth Evans There is an oft-quoted Japanese saying that ‘business is war’ and now, after easing more than forty years of restrictions on foreign arms sales in 2014, it seems Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is...

The smart deployed HQ: digital transformation in the battlefield 06 July, 2016 Digital technologies are transforming old and inefficient ways of working and making businesses much more agile. Can they do the same in the defence sector, where success on deployments depends...

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