Preparation is crucial for protecting against cyberattacks and being able to predict when...
- Predicting cyberattacks: the need for new cyber security tools
- TechVets: how UK military veterans are retraining as cyber warriors
- Deals this week: Leonardo DRS, General Dynamics One Source, L3 Technologies
- OCCAR awards de-risking study contract for Tiger mid-life upgrade
- US Army to receive upgraded TOW anti-tank missile from Raytheon
UK Army and Capita have missed recruit targets since 2013, says NAO
The UK National Audit Office (NAO) has found that the British Army and its contractor Capita Business Services have failed to achieve annual targets for recruiting new soldiers and officers every year since 2013.
Deals this week: Macro Solutions, Lockheed Martin, RIPTIDE Software
Macro Solutions (Msol) has awarded a subcontract to Envistacom in support of a $12.1bn Information Technology Enterprise Solutions-3 Services (ITES-3S) contract.
Predicting cyberattacks: the need for new cyber security tools
Preparation is crucial for protecting against cyberattacks and being able to predict when they are coming and where they are coming from is becoming increasingly important for the defence industry. The UK’s Defence and Security Accelerator is tackling the issue with a new competition to spur innovation in predictive tools.
TechVets: how UK military veterans are retraining as cyber warriors
British working-age military veterans are nearly twice as likely to be unemployed as their equivalents in the UK’s general population – 11% compared with 6% – according to a Royal British Legion survey. At the same time, the 2018 Cyberthreat Defense Report by CyberEdge found that 80% of organisations can’t find qualified staff to fill cybersecurity positions.
Deals and M&As this week: General Dynamics, Navistar, Carolina Growler
The US State Department has approved a foreign military sale of upgrades for 162 Abrams tanks and additional equipment to the Government of Morocco at an estimated cost of $1.26bn.
Deals and M&As this week: Oshkosh Defense, Harris, Tetra Tech
Oshkosh Defense has received a $1.69bn order from the US Army for the delivery of 6,107 joint light tactical vehicles (JLTV) and related kits as part of a contract signed in August 2015.
Rubber or Composite Runflats for Military and Off Road Vehicles
Tyron, the originators of the well filler band, have designed and developed a unique rubber runflat system for military and off road vehicles.
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