All articles by Gary Peters

  1. The critical importance of NATO communications

    In 2017 NATO will move into its new purpose-built headquarters in Brussels. The building has been designed to accommodate the…
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    12 Feb
  2. Repair and protect: damage detection for soldier safety

    British troops fighting on the frontline are issued with advanced body armour to protect them against ballistic threats on the…
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    29 Jan
  3. As autonomous technology emerges, are the days of the soldier numbered?

    Modern war zones are highly complex. Take Syria and Northern Iraq, for example. They contain a range of factions that…
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    28 Nov
  4. Downsized but modernised: why the world’s nuclear arsenals aren’t going anywhere

    Collectively, the nine nuclear states – the US, Russia, the UK, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea –…
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    3 Oct
  5. Inside the British Army’s new front-line field hospital

    The hospital is designed to be deployed to a forward operating area to treat personnel on the ground and prepare…
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    30 Mar
  6. Counterterrorism: trying to predict the future

    The use of prediction software as a security tool has been labelled ‘predictive policing’. This form of counterterrorism has increasingly…
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    16 Sep
  7. Anthrax: tracing and containing the threat

    Earlier this year it was revealed that the US military’s Dugway Proving Ground laboratory in Utah had shipped live samples…
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    28 Jul
  8. The EMP threat: is enough being done?

    Signed by a number of military specialists, a letter from the EMP Task Force, delivered to the White House last…
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    21 Jun
  9. Sleep: key to understanding mental health problems in the military?

    Getting seven to eight hours’ sleep each night is a necessity to many. Healthy sleep helps people function, keeping them…
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    15 Jun