• Global Defence Technology: Issue 79

    In this issue: The race to perfect intercontinental missile interception, Germany’s new cyber security centre, Dutch defence upgrades, secure IFF equipment for aircraft, new rules for space warfare, cybersecurity concerns...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Moving ahead in the virtual battlespace

    ‘Wargames’ have taken on a whole new meaning with the advent of realistic simulation technology, as the British army, like an increasing number of the world’s armed forces, has embraced...

  • Finland’s defence in focus

    Finland’s defence capability faces what the government has described as “an exceptional situation” in the 2020s, as the main core systems of both the country’s air force and army need...