• June’s top news stories

    Northrop Grumman completed the acquisition of Orbital ATK for $9.2bn, Google decided to stop continuing the artificial intelligence (AI) work for the Pentagon and the US suspended its plan to...

  • Night vision: a light in the dark?

    Being able to see in the dark can prove decisive on the battlefield. As General Barry McCaffrey, commander of the US Army’s 24th Infantry Division during Desert Storm, put it,...

  • Global arms: mapping global military expenditure

    Global military expenditure is at its highest level since the Cold War according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. So which countries are the big players in the international...

  • Regenerative medicine on the battlefield

    Huge leaps in battlefield medicine have resulted in far more lives saved, but on the flip-side many more soldiers are returning home with life-changing disabilities. The US Army’s specialist Tissue...