• Global Defence Technology: Issue 78

    In this issue: Autonomous systems for frontline resupply, electric hub-drive technology for armoured vehicles, the F-35’s arrival in Europe, how to turn an air force base into a ‘smart base’,...

  • New rules for space warfare

    An international coalition of lawyers is set to draft a manual setting out the legalities of warfare in outer space, including guidance on issues such as the legality of attacking...

  • Using autonomy to supply the ‘last mile’

    The UK Minister for Defence Procurement Harriett Baldwin has challenged industry and academia to design autonomous systems to resupply frontline troops. As part of the MoD’s innovation initiative, £3m has...

  • Under the skin of a made-for-military microgrid

    Powering remote military structures and installations in hostile areas far away from reliable diesel fuel convoys is a critical capability and one that is drawing significant funding and innovation. Claire...

  • The critical importance of NATO communications

    NATO’s Polycom technology provides command and control capability for meetings, international communication and operational mission collaboration across NATO’s highly protected restricted network. Claire Apthorp sat down with the head of...

  • Is a new cold war brewing in the Arctic?

    Climate change has thrust the Arctic firmly into the strategic and economic limelight, bringing it ever closer to surrendering its untapped wealth of natural resources and finally opening up shipping...