Analysis

  • Getting Close to IEDs

    Improvised explosive devices are one of the biggest threats to coalition forces in Iraq and Afghansitan. A research programme is underway to try to understand the nature of this threat,...

  • From Playstation to Battle Command

    Virtual training is an important part of preparation for modern warfare – and not just for airborne personnel. The technologies that were once mainly associated with simulating conditions inside an...

  • A Safe Place for Medicine

    Medical military shelters have come of age. Now they can do a lot more than provide a roof over your head, as Gareth Evans discovers.

  • Shock Tactics: Asymmetric Warfare

    As the modern-day theatre changes beyond recognition so too do military tactics and objectives of established armies. In the light of a report published in November 2009 suggesting that the...

  • UK’s LPPV Contenders Square Up at Eurosatory

    The global defence industry meets in Paris this June for Eurosatory 2010, the world's pre-eminent military expo. Daniel Garrun takes a closer look at two light protected patrol vehicles (LPPVs)...

  • Eurosatory 2010: Show Preview

    Eurosatory 2010 will include a full programme of conferences, workshops and special features. It will once again gather international experts and the major players from the defence and security sectors...

  • Dark Arts: Night Vision Technology

    Night vision may enable coalition forces to see in the dark, but they don't want to shed light on its technology. Nic Paton talks to Steven Bowns about how night...

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