New Article information at Army Technology New and updated information from Article listed on en-us New Article information at Army Technology Talking cyber security skills with BAE Reflecting the climate of concern around the now ever-present threat of cyber attacks, BAE Systems is to recruit 80 graduates into its cyber security business in 2017, a number which represents almost one third of this year’s graduate intake. Claire … Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT M1165A1 Special Operations HMMWV M1165A1 Special Operations high-mobility, multi-purpose wheeled vehicle (HMMWV or Humvee) is a variant of M1165 general-purpose HMMWV customised for the specific needs of special forces. Sun, 16 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 74 In this issue: The EU army that isn’t an army, BAE Systems on cyber security skills, innovation in explosive trace detection, Airbus’ high-altitude pseudo-satellite, the UK’s $1bn deal for US-built Predator B aircraft, piracy in Somalia after Operati… Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:42:00 GMT Legion Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicle The Legion mine-resistant ambush protected (MRAP) vehicle from UAE-based Isotrex Manufacturing was launched during the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) held in Abu Dhabi in February. Mon, 10 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT NATO: in need of an overhaul? “Keep the Russians out, the Americans in, and the Germans down” – that was how NATO’s first Secretary General, Lord Ismay, famously characterised the purpose of the newly founded organisation. Roll on nearly seventy years and with a more introspectiv… Sun, 09 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT JAIS 6x6 Mine Protected Multi-Purpose Fighting Vehicle The JAIS 6x6 mine-protected multi-purpose fighting vehicle manufactured by Nimr Automotiuve is designed to protect the occupants from mines, improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and ballistic threats. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Hitting the track with Boston Dynamics’ Handle Boston Dynamics recently unveiled its latest creation, a two-wheeled robot named Handle built to hurdle obstacles at speed. Claire Apthorp reports on this leap in robotics and considers whether, with the company reportedly up for sale, the designs wi… Sun, 02 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT March's top stories: Boeing wins $3.4bn Apache helicopters contract, US ally uses Patriot missile Boeing has secured a $3.4bn contract to deliver AH-64E Apache helicopters to the US Army and Saudi Arabia, and a Patriot long-range air defence system was used by an American ally to shoot down a small quadcopter drone. wraps up t… Sun, 02 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT With today's advanced explosive detectors, is it time to retire the K9? In an evolving frontline environment, are K9 dog detection squads still the best option, and will it be new technologies like ETD that really make a difference? Simon Williams and Nicholas Dale find out. Fri, 31 Mar 2017 15:37:00 GMT Dragonfire: the road to battlefield ready laser weaponry Directed energy weapons (DEWs) are fast shaping up to be the ‘must-have’ arms for the mid-21st century, and while developments in the US may have stolen much of the limelight in recent years, every military worth its salt is working towards bringing … Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT Terrex 2 Infantry Fighting Vehicle Terrex 2 is a fully-amphibious, wheeled, armoured vehicle designed and developed by Singapore's ST Kinetics for use by armed forces in both littoral- and land-based missions. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT AJBAN 440A Protected Patrol Vehicle AJBAN 440A is a multi-purpose protected patrol variant of the AJBAN-class of 4x4 tactical vehicles designed and developed by NIMR Automotive, a military vehicles manufacturer based in the UAE. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT The EU’s new non-combatant army Sixty-six years almost to the day after the idea of a European army was first floated, the EU passed a controversial resolution to establish a European Defence Union, which might finally pave the way for comprehensive and complete military integratio… Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Milosh Multi-Purpose Armoured Vehicle Milosh multi-purpose armoured vehicle manufactured by Serbian state-owned defence company, Yugoimport SDPR, was launched at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, in February. Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT NIMR Rapid Intervention Vehicle (RIV) Emirates Defense Industries Company (EDIC) subsidiary NIMR Automotive unveiled its latest special forces vehicle, Rapid Intervention Vehicle (RIV), at the International Defence Exhibition (IDEX) held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, in February. Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT 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 Apthorp speaks to lithium battery manufactur… Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Global Defence Technology: Issue 73 In this issue: The UK’s laser weapons project, US defence under Trump, industry trends for the year ahead, the challenges of maintaining effective land forces, new energy ideas for operating bases, a lesson in air readiness with NATO, and more. Thu, 09 Mar 2017 14:35:00 GMT GCS-200 Unmanned Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Platform The GCS-200 is a new unmanned explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) platform developed by Global Clearance Solutions (GCS). Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT February's top stories: MBDA and PGZ sign missile cooperation agreement, DLA awards JETS contract MBDA and PGZ sign missile cooperation agreement, and DLA awards $6bn JETS support contract to Leidos. wraps up the key headlines from February 2017. Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Trends in protected mobility: insights from the International Armoured Vehicles conference As the changing nature of conflicts creates new challenges for land forces, armoured vehicle designs have to adapt to bridge conflicting demands of protection, mobility and firepower. At this year’s International Armoured Vehicles conference in Londo… Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT