All articles by Claire Apthorp

  1. Stingray: the long road to a successful navy UAS

    After what could be best described as a number of false starts the US Navy is now seemingly on its…
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    3 Apr
  2. UV explosion: rapid evolution results in all shapes and sizes

    When they first began to enter the military toolkit in significant numbers in the 1990s, it quickly became apparent that…
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    29 Jan
  3. Big bang: smart helmets prevent hearing loss

    Armed forces personnel is exposed to significant amounts of noise throughout their service life: from the big bangs and blasts…
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    18 Jan
  4. From Trump to Brexit, what will the defence landscape look like in 2018?

    From uncertainty around Brexit, Trump in the White House and the threat posed by rising powers in the East to…
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    10 Jan
  5. Inside Patriot: missile defence in the spotlight

    The increased pace of ballistic missile testing by the regime in North Korea has forced countries in the region to…
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    13 Dec
  6. Sifting strains to understand the threat of military targeted malware

    Governments, military forces and critical national infrastructure organisations typically deal with some of the most sophisticated cyber threats in use…
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    6 Dec
  7. Sizing up the latest trends in soldier armour

    The priority for body armour is to save the wearer’s life in the face of battlefield threats, from gunfire to…
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    1 Nov
  8. Inside the Defence Animal Training Regiment: Britain’s school for army animals

    Although today’s mounted troops ride in armoured vehicles rather than on horseback, animals continue to play a special role in…
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    11 Sep
  9. New rules for space warfare

    Space assets play an ever-greater role in the everyday life of civilians around the world. Whether using GPS satellite navigation…
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    7 Aug
  10. Using autonomy to supply the ‘last mile’

    The idea of using unmanned ground and aerial vehicles to resupply the front line is nothing new. Perhaps the most…
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    25 Jun