France has launched the Man-Machine Teaming study into applying artificial intelligence to combat...
Intelligent design: inside France’s €1.5bn AI strategy
France has launched the Man-Machine Teaming study into applying artificial intelligence to combat aircraft, part of a €1.5bn investment strategy aimed at closing the technology gap with the US and China. Julian Turner reports on the global race for supremacy in the sphere of military AI.
The problem with GPS in the modern military
In the years after the Gulf War many, and especially the American military, became increasingly dependent on the GPS constellation to provide positioning, navigation and timing for everything from warships, combat aircraft and guided missiles, to individual soldiers on the ground. But is it still so revolutionary? Dr Gareth Evans reports.
The new battlefield: the race to integrate cyber and electronic warfare
Cyber-attacks are arguably the number one threat to the key defence requirement of securing unimpeded access to the electromagnetic spectrum. Julian Turner reports on a new arms race, including potential vulnerabilities in the information network and effective counter-strategies.
How supercomputing could change warfare forever with HPE
HPE has been selected by the U.S. Department of Defense to provide seven new supercomputers to the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, to support research into hypersonics and computational modelling of current and advanced air, naval, and ground weapon systems. Claire Apthorp spoke to HPE to find out how supercomputers like these can revolutionise military innovation.
Scanning the M&A landscape: inside Northrop’s Orbital acquisition
The pace of mergers and acquisitions in the US defence sector has been accelerating and despite tremors of concern around further consolidation and monopoly, the expected acquisition of Orbital by Northrop Grumman could be a sign of significant reshaping to come.
Smart bases: arming the UK military with seamless Wi-Fi
British Telecom (BT) is working with the UK military to ‘help staff connect quickly, understand clearly and act decisively’ through access to real-time information on military bases. Julian Turner talks to Glen Ashby, sales director at BT Defence, about providing superior connectivity to the armed forces.
Fuel and Water Logistics
With a track record of over 75 years success, the team at WEW continues to pioneer highly innovative modular solutions for the storage, transport and delivery of fluids to industries as diverse as chemical, nuclear, pharmaceuticals, defence and oilfield.
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