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The world’s most dangerous bioweapons
13 April, 2015
Bioweapons such as Anthrax, Botulism and Variola have been studied as weapons, engineered and in some cases even deployed to devastating affect. Army-technology lists the world’s most...
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Global Defence Technology: Issue 50 09 April, 2015 In this issue: Simulation training steps up a gear, progress in micro UAVs, potential replacements for the UK's Nimrod programme, Canada's navy at the crossroads, the evolution of the LCS and...

Waking up to the military implications of a worldwide “space internet” 07 April, 2015 Plans by SpaceX, Google and others to provide a worldwide internet access via drones or space based satellites is a noble goal, but it could have major military implications. Giles Peeters,...

March's top stories: Ukrainian National Guard training, Black Hawk crash 03 April, 2015 by Syeda Afshan The US Department of Defense moved ahead with a mission to start training the Ukrainian National Guard personnel in late-April, the Canadian Government introduced a motion to extend...

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...

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...

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