Analysis

  • Plugging the UK explosives expertise brain drain

    The UK boasts world-leading expertise in energetic materials research and development. But as established experts retire and funding is diverted into more glamorous areas of defence research, we risk losing...

  • Global Defence Technology: Issue 84

    In this issue: Technology for safer and more sustainable bases, the future of driverless technology in military vehicles, innovative UAV designs, the US Air Force's jet-mounted laser weapons, BAE System's...

  • Big bang: smart helmets prevent hearing loss

    Researchers at Nottingham Trent University are using tiny microphones almost invisible to the naked eye to measure and record the levels of noise which soldiers experience. Claire Apthorp finds out...

  • Global Defence Technology: Issue 83

    In this issue: New flexible UAV designs, applications for 3D printing, a look inside the UK’s space programme, the future of Fincantieri and Naval Group, the US Navy’s green fleet...