One Atlas: the worlds most advanced satellite imagery library
Airbus Defence and Space is targeting the defence, intelligence and security community with a new satellite image library offering constantly updated imagery at high resolution.
Global Defence Technology: Issue 71
Keeping the peace in the Arctic region, a new satellite service from Airbus, closing the GPS gap with wearable sensors, instant detection for armour damage, high-speed drones for fighter aircraft support, progress of Australia’s new submarines, and more.
The next generation of wearable sensors for frontline troops
The UK's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, together with industry partners Roke Manor Research, QinetiQ and Systems Engineering and Assessment, has developed dismounted close combat sensors which enable GPS-free navigation, automatic threat detection and information sharing for frontline troops. With successful demonstrations of the sensor technology completed in September, Claire Apthorp finds out how the system keeps pace with the challenges of conflict in urban areas.
2016: The year's biggest Army Technology stories
Obama unveiled new executive action to reduce gun violence, Australia planned to invest $195bn in military acquisition, and the US Department of Defense (DoD) approved the landmark decision to open all US military combat positions for women. Army-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from 2016.
What does the future hold for tanks?
Having been a mainstay of modern militaries for so long, will the tank continue to play a role on tomorrow’s battlefields? And if it does, how will tanks and armoured fighting vehicles (AFVs) need to change to meet the challenges of future warfare?