All articles by Berry Baker

Berry Baker

How test and evaluation helps deliver sustainable defence

The defence industry can help reduce its carbon footprint in part through its test and evaluation procedures, according to QinetiQ.

How zero trust architecture keeps defence IT assets secure

The US DoD recently opened a new portfolio management office to help its agencies and commands accelerate the adoption of zero trust.

Evolution not revolution: Defence technology predictions for 2022

Military technology was dominated by several broad themes in 2021, and many of these will continue to be the focus for policymakers, armed forces and acquisition programmes in 2022. Berenice Healey asks industry experts for their forecasts for the year ahead.

Earning trust in AI defence simulations

Modern defence training simulations rely on artificial intelligence to make the synthetic elements behave realistically. If the AI is improperly trained, participants lose trust, and the exercise fails to meet its objectives. CEO and co-founder of distributed computing specialist Hadean Craig Beddis explains how to attain trust when using AI to meet defence needs.

Gen. Sir Patrick Sanders delivers DSEI Strategic Command keynote

Head of UK Strategic Command Gen. Sir Patrick Sanders has told DSEI attendees that defence needs to fill a technology skills gap to meet modern military challenges.

Honeywell’s bid to add more oomph to Chinook engines

The iconic Boeing CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter has served the US Army and many other armed services for 60 years, each powered by two Honeywell T55 turboshaft engines. Honeywell is funding improvements to the latest iteration, the T55-714C, itself, to deliver greater power and fuel efficiency and lift heavier payloads while being more reliable and easier to maintain.

Cold combat: BAE Systems and Oshkosh vie for US Army’s CATV programme

The US Army has selected vehicles from BAE Systems Hägglunds and Oshkosh Defense for its CATV programme.

Is the aerospace, defence and security sector seeing the beginnings of a robotics investment boom?

Robotics deals, jobs and patents have been booming in the last few years. But is the aerospace, defence and security sector keeping up?

Conference sets safety at top of defence agenda

Members of the defence community gathered at the recent Defence Safety Conference in London, held with the support of the UK Defence Safety Authority (DSA). At the event, DSA director general Lieutenant General Richard Felton explained how DSA drives continuous safety improvement to reduce avoidable deaths and injuries while maintaining defence capability.

Slitherine’s Command: the wargame transforming operational simulation

Video game developer Slitherine is well known in the gaming community for its expansive stable of strategy and war titles. The professional edition of its commercial Command operation-level military simulation game is winning a new global audience of military and defence industry customers.