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  1. Global Defence Technology: Issue 84
  2. Driverless vehicles in the military – will the potential be realised?
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Global Defence Technology: Issue 84

In this issue: Technology for safer and more sustainable bases, the future of driverless technology in military vehicles, innovative UAV designs, the US Air Force's jet-mounted laser weapons, BAE System's digital naval shipyard, and more.

Computer generated image of the Piranha V

PIRANHA V Armoured Wheeled Vehicles

The PIRANHA V 8×8 is the fifth-generation of the family of Piranha wheeled utility vehicles and was developed by General Dynamics, using private venture funding. It was initially designed specifically to meet the UK armed forces’ FRES requirements.

Driverless vehicles in the military – will the potential be realised?

While the growing chorus of ‘take the man out of the machine’ has led to an explosion in aerial drone use over recent years and kept many pilots safely out of harm’s way, there have been far fewer moves to do the same for military drivers and land vehicles. The pendulum seems to now be swinging however, and Dr Gareth Evans investigates.

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