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Winning the war on landmine casualties
06 July, 2015 | by Dr Gareth Evans
On 1 March 2015, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines was able to report the lowest number of landmine casualties since records began. Dr Gareth Evans reports on the methods being used...
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June's top stories: Nato AGS aircraft, AN / TPY-2 radar export 03 July, 2015 by Syeda Afshan Northrop Grumman unveiled the first Nato alliance ground surveillance (AGS) aircraft, the US Army awarded the first full rate production order to General Dynamics to build additional...

IFS Defence’s Brendan Viggers on new software solutions for the defence industry 29 June, 2015 by Heidi Vella Last month IFS World held its annual conference, where it launched its latest upgrade – Applications 9 – and announced the company had reached the milestone of one million users. Army...

The EMP threat: is enough being done? 22 June, 2015 by Gary Peters An open letter to US President Barack Obama from the EMP Task Force has outlined that the US should, as an urgent requirement, address the threat of an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack...

Sleep: key to understanding mental health problems in the military? 16 June, 2015 by Gary Peters The importance of sleep in the armed forces is often forgotten, with early wake-up calls during basic training and the complexities of missions depriving members of healthy sleep. A study has...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 52 10 June, 2015 In this issue: The future or arms control in Europe, times of trouble for Germany’s defence industry, the US Army’s ammunition recycling project, new information management tools for...

Changing the French Defence Budget Mindset 10 June, 2015 by Dr Gareth Evans With the opening salvoes already fired in the battle for the French defence budget, the Napoleonic maxim that “no plan survives the first shot” is shaping up to prove as true as ever. Dr...

May's top stories: Iraqi Army training, IBCS system flight test 03 June, 2015 by Syeda Afshan The Australian and New Zealand soldiers started training the Iraqi Army personnel as part of international efforts to combat ISIL militants in the country, the Polish military...

Recycling ammunition - modern militaries do their bit to reuse and reclaim 02 June, 2015 by Dr Gareth Evans In today’s budget conscious, environmentally aware climate, the modern military is well used to doing its bit to reuse, reclaim and recycle – and not just drinks cans, paper and packaging. When...

The future of arms control in Europe 28 May, 2015 by Dr Gareth Evans Russia’s withdrawal from the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE) may well sound the death knell for a pact that has more or less remained intact since the Cold War. So where...

Packing a punch - ten of the defence industry’s most powerful women 20 May, 2015 In the last decade a few women have made inroads into the leadership structure of some of the worlds richest defence companies. Army-technology.com profiles ten of the most powerful women in...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 51 13 May, 2015 In this issue: France reconsiders its defence budget, he UK's new virtual cyber centre of operations, success stories in landmine clearance, Australia's F-35 trouble, building warships in...

April's top stories: Ukrainian military training, 12th CAB restructuring 03 May, 2015 by Syeda Afshan The US Army paratroopers started training of the Ukrainian National Guard personnel at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Ukraine and BAE Systems incorporated F1...

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