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Robotic insects add whole new meaning to ‘Fly-on-the-wall’ surveillance
17 March, 2015 | by Dr Gareth Evans
‘Fly-on-the-wall’ surveillance would take on a whole new meaning if suspects could be followed unobserved through any landscape by lifelike robot insects capable of infiltrating buildings...
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Global Defence Technology: Issue 49 11 March, 2015 In this issue: Russia’s massive arms investment, a look inside the extreme weather testing facility for military aircraft, why the US Army’s JLENS surveillance blimp is causing privacy...

February's top stories: Islamic State AUMF, Yemen crisis 03 March, 2015 by Syeda Afshan US President Barack Obama asked Congress to authorise the use of military force (AUMF) against the Islamic State, the UK Government announced plans to provide additional non-lethal support...

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...

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...

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...

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