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Friendly fire: accounting for the stolen arsenal of ISIS
02 February, 2016 | by Chris Lo
The use of hundreds of Toyota utility trucks in ISIS propaganda videos has prompted debate over the military supply chain in the Middle East. How does advanced equipment end up in the hands...
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Unmanned and unmatched: the world’s deadliest drones 20 January, 2016 While drones already have a long pedigree in surveillance, a rise in insurgent attacks and an unwillingness to put 'boots on the ground' is resulting in strong demand for drones with...

Fighting smart – the top 10 military apps 19 January, 2016 From simple navigation utilities to educational and information sharing tools, mobile technology is improving the life for those in the battlefield and their families by providing...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 59 13 January, 2016 In this issue: How ISIS captured an arsenal of Western weapons and vehicles, the UK’s new frontline hospital, the future of Global Hawk, the US Navy counters hacking threats with...

2015: The year's biggest Army Technology stories 05 January, 2016 by Nitin Kumar First Nato alliance ground surveillance (AGS) aircraft unveiled, North and South Korea resolve tensions, and US intends to deploy special force to combat ISIL in Iraq. Army-technology.com wraps...

The biggest defence company takeovers in 2015 23 December, 2015 Three of the ten biggest deals in 2015 exceeded a billion US dollars, including Lockheed Martin’s $9bn acquisition of Sikorsky Aircraft from UTC, the year’s biggest deal. Army-technology.com...

Keeping the Pentagon’s drone plans aloft 16 December, 2015 The US Pentagon has announced it wants to increase the number of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) drone flights by almost 50% by 2019. However, following a long campaign in...

Nexter-KMW: Changing the game in Europe and beyond? 10 December, 2015 by Dr Gareth Evans With the recent Franco-German merger of Nexter and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW), it seems Europe’s fundamentally national-based defence sector has finally embarked on the long awaited...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 58 09 December, 2015 In this issue: Afghanistan’s military overhaul, the US Air Force’s adaptive jet engine, progress of the XS-1 space plane, Norway’s plans for collaborative submarine procurement, smart energy...

November's top stories: Paris terror attacks, UK’s £178bn defence investment 08 December, 2015 by Nancy Victor A series of coordinated terrorist attacks had occurred at various locations in Paris, UK unveiled plans to invest around £178bn in defence equipment and support over the next ten...

Starting over: Afghanistan’s military revamp 25 November, 2015 Afghanistan’s defence spending is set to increase significantly as the country sets out to completely overhaul its national infrastructure and defence industry. Simon Williams and Nicholas...

The tech and the deals: a special report from DSEI 19 November, 2015 This year’s DSEI once again saw the world’s defence industry descend on the Excel in London’s Docklands to discuss the latest developments in defence technology and show delegations from over...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 57 12 November, 2015 In this issue: Making Pakistan’s schools safer with predictive analysis, how the Nexter-KMW merger will change the game for armoured vehicles in Europe, replacing the Humvee, Australia’s...

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