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Global Defence Technology: Issue 53
17 July, 2015
In this issue: Defining a defence strategy for the UK, the race is on for Land 400, the politics behind Israel’s David’s Sling programme, the news from Paris Air Show, the Ford carrier’s bumpy...
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June's top stories: HII wins $3.35bn contract, HMS Queen Elizabeth powers up 07 July, 2015 by Nancy Victor Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has secured a $3.35bn contract to build nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F Kennedy, the US approves $1.91bn Aegis Combat Systems sale to South Korea and...

UK defence: challenges loom for triumphant Tories 25 June, 2015 by Chris Lo The Conservatives have free rein for the first time since 1997 after securing an unexpected majority at the UK general election in May. But with global instability at its highest level for...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 52 10 June, 2015 In this issue: The future or arms control in Europe, times of trouble for Germany’s defence industry, the US Army’s ammunition recycling project, new information management tools for...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 51 13 May, 2015 In this issue: France reconsiders its defence budget, he UK's new virtual cyber centre of operations, success stories in landmine clearance, Australia's F-35 trouble, building warships in...

April's top stories: X-47B UCAV’s first AAR, $3.17bn Indian Navy deal 06 May, 2015 by Nancy Victor The US Navy's X-47B unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) conducted first autonomous aerial refuelling (AAR), GRSE won $3.17bn Indian Navy contract to build three new stealth frigates and...

3D software - making virtual a reality in Royal Navy shipbuilding 05 May, 2015 BAE Systems is leading a ‘virtual revolution’ in UK shipbuilding by using 3D technology which it claims will transform the way it designs and builds Royal Navy war ships. Carol Jenkins reports....

Future fleet: Royal Canadian Navy limbers up to meet modern maritime challenges 13 April, 2015 The Royal Canadian Navy is currently in the midst of one of the most challenging periods in its peacetime history as it grapples with the unenviable task of modernising and renewing its...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 50 09 April, 2015 In this issue: Simulation training steps up a gear, progress in micro UAVs, potential replacements for the UK's Nimrod programme, Canada's navy at the crossroads, the evolution of the LCS and...

March's top stories: UK’s Merlin contract, Sweden orders A26 subs 07 April, 2015 by Nancy Victor The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) awarded multi-million pound contracts for Merlin helicopter support and Successor submarine design work, the Swedish Navy is to procure two new A26 submarines...

Support from the sky – how will the UK replace Nimrod? 24 March, 2015 By the time the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) officially cancelled the Nimrod programme in 2010, the writing had been on the wall for some time that the aircraft would never fly as part of the...

Littoral Combat Ship: Still relevant? 17 March, 2015 As one of the largest ship building programmes undertaken by the US Navy, the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) has a lot to live up to. There is no doubt that LCS represents a revolutionary approach...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 49 11 March, 2015 In this issue: Russia’s massive arms investment, a look inside the extreme weather testing facility for military aircraft, why the US Army’s JLENS surveillance blimp is causing privacy...

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