Outsourced education for IED detection
Despite a recorded rise in IED incidents, deaths of coalition forces continue to fall. While detect and diffuse technologies have come a long way, superior training using private sector specialists has tipped the balance. Could this help set a trend for greater outsourcing in the UK?
Video feature: Boeing showcases ever-evolving Apache Guardian
Boeing's AH-64 Apache four-blade, twin engine helicopter has been providing air support for the US Army since it was introduced into service in 1986. After four major upgrades, Boeing has released a video showcasing the capabilities of the AH-64E variant, nicknamed Guardian for its "eye in the sky" technology designed to watch over and provide information for soldiers on the ground.
The hole in the fence – Israel's Waterfall Security talks cyber security
With digital systems increasingly controlling real-world assets, protecting critical infrastructure is no longer simply about denying physical access. Gareth Evans caught up with Lior Frenkel, CEO and co-founder of Waterfall Security Solutions – a company which grew out of his experience with high-end security projects of national importance in Israel, and now protects critical infrastructure across the globe.
Global Defence Technology: Issue 27
In this issue: The potential implications of the UK’s biological weapons strategy, the controversy behind doping soldiers with performance enhancing drugs, HALE UAVs versus proven technology, the Royal Navy’s hydrographic work and much more.
April's top stories: US responds to North Korea as UN passes arms treaty
The US continued to respond in kind to threats of nuclear war emanating from North Korea, as the latter's vote against an arms trade treaty failed to stop it from receiving approval. Army-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from April 2013.