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Is it time for the European arms industry to consolidate?
28 June, 2016 | by Dr Gareth Evans
Seventy years on from the end of WWII, the European defence industry remains almost entirely organised along old national lines. This legacy has significant implications today including...
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Drone crashes: what’s going wrong? 22 June, 2016 Reports have emerged showing that a record number of US Air Force drones crashed in major accidents last year. The most accident-prone appears to be the Reaper UAV, which has become the...

The war on bullying and violence in the armed forces 15 June, 2016 The issue of bullying, sexual violence and domestic violence in the armed forces has become an increasingly hot topic following a rise in reported incidents. Many nations are attempting to...

Where have all the army robots gone? 13 June, 2016 by Dr Gareth Evans Future war will be fought by robots - or at least that’s what we’ve been told. For decades huge amounts of military spending have gone into robotic development, from pack mules to drones...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 64 09 June, 2016 In this issue: Australia’s shifting defence spending priorities, military innovation made in Japan, the next stage of the British-French Future Combat Air System project, modernising IT for the...

Thanks to a lot of defence spending synthetic biology is finally going mainstream 09 June, 2016 by Dr Gareth Evans Once almost unheard of outside of sci-fi circles, the fast-developing field of synthetic biology is now swiftly leaving the dystopian fantasy landscapes of Blade Runner and Gattaca far behind...

Under pressure: is the US Marine Corps fit for duty? 07 June, 2016 by Dr Gareth Evans The US Marine Corps fills a unique role – operating seamlessly between land, sea and air – but in a time of cutbacks and longer duration deployments, is the Corps as we know it doomed to...

May's top stories: Vietnam arms ban lift, Singapore’s $1.7bn on Australian bases 06 June, 2016 by Nancy Victor The US Government has fully lifted arms ban on Vietnam, Singapore to invest $1.7bn in Australian military bases and Northrop Grumman wins position on $7.2bn contract for ATSP4...

Indo-Russian cooperation in defence technology 02 June, 2016 India is often overlooked when glancing at the geopolitical chessboard of Russian security affairs. Though disparate in many political-economic aspects, the two countries historically and...

Timeline: women in the US Army 01 June, 2016 From January 2016 all US military occupations and positions became open to women, without exception. The much-welcomed decision is expected to roll out with ease and the military hopes to...

Reshaped priorities: US defence budget 2017 26 May, 2016 US Department of Defense (DoD) has announced that the president would seek a $582.7bn defence budget for 2017 and reshape spending priorities to address five evolving challenges, including...

Australia’s defence budget: sign of a power shift in East Asia? 17 May, 2016 by Dr Gareth Evans Nestling alongside the detailed strategic narrative, geopolitical analysis and discussions of future military capabilities contained in the 190 pages of Australia’s latest Defence White Paper...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 63 12 May, 2016 In this issue: The US Marine Corps under pressure, what’s holding back military robotics, investigating drone crashes, the potential of synthetic biology in new material research, detection...

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