Thales has launched its new Sophie Ultima thermal imager, a lightweight high-performance four-in-one...
Indra develops portable manpack electronic defence systems
Indra has developed a lightweight and portable electronic defence system, which is designed to allow soldiers to easily gather intelligence from enemy radars.
Thales launches Sophie Ultima camera to enhance night-time combat
Thales has launched its new Sophie Ultima thermal imager, a lightweight high-performance four-in-one camera at the Eurosatory defence and security exhibition in Paris, France. The latest from the Sophie range, the device is ready for connected combat and augmented reality with assistance to support day and night-time operations.
The evolution of electronic warfare: a timeline
Electronic warfare has come a long way from the early days of basic signal intelligence and has covered a wide variety of technologies and use cases. This article explores the evolution of electronic warfare and how it has been deployed over the years.
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 military purchasing market, and just how much are they spending? Elliot Gardner maps the data to visualise the trends.
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.
Life and limb: the biomedical tech built to minimise battlefield amputations
Scientists funded by the UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory have developed a new technique for treating injured limbs, which could significantly reduce the risk of amputation after battlefield injuries. Created in response to the experiences of soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, this novel three-stage technology seeks to stop battlefield haemorrhaging, while also preserving as much tissue as possible, hopefully leading to full limb preservation. Elliot Gardner investigates.
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