• Inside the Dutch military superstructure

    After a decade of stagnation, the Dutch defence budget is now set to rise, with spending forecast to grow by around US$1.3 billion over the next four years. Driven by...

  • 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’,...

  • Modernising Scotland’s military bases

    In February the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) approved £1.7bn to upgrade Scotland’s military bases. The work is part of a wider programme that will bring sweeping changes to the...

  • Sizing up South Korea’s defence strategy

    South Korea’s proximity to both its belligerent northern neighbour North Korea and China has made it a strategic lynchpin for the US and other allies. It’s no surprise then that...

  • Breaking in: UK MoD procurement and SMEs

    Mention “military procurement” and in the main it tends to be multi-million pound acquisition programmes and major international defence contractors that spring instantly to mind, rather than the openings that...