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Global Defence Technology: Issue 38
14 April, 2014
In this issue: How the British soldier’s kit evolved during operations Iraq and Afghanistan, the world’s nuclear arsenal, breakthroughs in networked simulation training for pilots, naval...
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British military emergency response – learning from the UK floods 10 April, 2014 by Berenice Baker Military personnel and equipment helped turn the tide for people left homeless and stranded after the unrelenting winter storms that hit the UK in late 2013 and early 2014.. Critics complained...

Thinking on their feet – smart weapons for infantry 07 April, 2014 by Berenice Baker Smart weapons can precisely hit enemy targets, minimise collateral damage and maximise lethality, with the ultimate aim being ‘fire and forget’ targeting. Now the technology that evolved...

March’s top stories: Ukraine in crises, Australia funds future tech 04 April, 2014 by Kadari Raghuram The US and Russia have ended emergency talks without finding a suitable diplomatic solution for the Ukrainian crisis, while the Australian Department of Defence is investing up to $13m...

Relevant or useless? NATO celebrates 65th anniversary 04 April, 2014 by Grant Turnbull On this day in 1949, twelve nations came together in Washington DC to sign the North Atlantic Treaty. The treaty created the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation – or NATO – a collective...

Turkey’s formidable defence industry – rising star or NATO’s unruly ally? 02 April, 2014 by Grant Turnbull Turkey’s defence industry is booming. Arms exports are on the up and the proportion of equipment in the armed forces made outside Turkey is falling every year. Turkey is now building its own...

The biggest and most powerful nuclear weapons ever built 01 April, 2014 From the enormous Tsar Bomba, detonated with the force of 3,800 Hiroshima explosions, to the Mk-41, the biggest thermonuclear device ever built by the US, army-technology.com lists the world’s...

Global Defence Technology special issue: Unmanned military systems 31 March, 2014 In this special issue we take a look at the future of unmanned and autonomous military systems on land, in the air and at sea – from the latest army robots to unmanned convoys, the push for...

Australia’s LAND 400 project to revolutionise combat vehicles 27 March, 2014 by Berenice Baker The Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) LAND 400 – Land Combat Vehicle System (LCVS) project will replace the Land Force’s existing armoured vehicles fleet of M113, ASLAV and Bushmaster PMV with a...

Booming biometrics – how human data is transforming the battlefield 19 March, 2014 by Berenice Baker Recent asymmetric conflicts and peacekeeping missions have driven a surge in the adoption of biometric capture systems to confirm the identity of civilians by armed forces . This has led to...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 37 13 March, 2014 In this issue: New cyber threats, how ground warfare will change over the next two decades, radical new helicopter designs, the most advanced main battle tanks, and...

Bomb disposal robots - evolution and revolution 13 March, 2014 by Berenice Baker Remotely operated bomb disposal robots have saved innumerable lives since their introduction in the 1970s, evolving from their civil defence origins to support the military in asymmetric...

Brain trust - the US consortia tacking military PTSD and brain injury 10 March, 2014 by Berenice Baker The US Government is investing $107 million to establish two consortia to research the diagnosis and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI)....

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