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Global Defence Technology: Issue 59
13 January, 2016
In this issue: How ISIS captured an arsenal of Western weapons and vehicles, the UK’s new frontline hospital, the future of Global Hawk, the US Navy counters hacking threats with...
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2015: The year's biggest Naval Technology stories 05 January, 2016 by Shreosree Banerjee Egypt to buy French helicopter carriers for $1bn, Australia allocates $65bn for naval shipbuilding projects while India approves naval projects worth around $16bn. Naval-technology.com wraps...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 58 09 December, 2015 In this issue: Afghanistan’s military overhaul, the US Air Force’s adaptive jet engine, progress of the XS-1 space plane, Norway’s plans for collaborative submarine procurement, smart energy...

November's top stories: French carriers attack ISIS, UK’s £1.3bn Astute deal 08 December, 2015 by Nancy Victor The French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle launched operations against Islamic State (IS) targets in Iraq for the first time, the UK MoD awarded £1.3bn contract to build Royal Navy’s...

Arrested development: has Australia’s naval shipbuilding strategy stalled? 27 November, 2015 by Julian Turner A Cabinet reshuffle has thrown into doubt the Australian Government’s 20-year plan to rejuvenate its naval shipbuilding industry. Julian Turner breaks down the $89bn investment in surface ships...

EMALS – launching aircraft with the power of the railgun 19 November, 2015 by Berenice Baker The Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) is a megawatt electric power system under development by General Atomics to replace the steam-driven catapults installed on US Navy...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 57 12 November, 2015 In this issue: Making Pakistan’s schools safer with predictive analysis, how the Nexter-KMW merger will change the game for armoured vehicles in Europe, replacing the Humvee, Australia’s...

October's top stories: US sails in South China Sea, Saudi's $11.2bn MMSC ship sale 05 November, 2015 by Samseer M The US Navy sent warships within 12nm miles of the China’s artificial islands, the US State Department approved $11.2bn sale of MMSC ships to Saudi Arabia, and BAE Systems introduces new...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 56 15 October, 2015 In this issue: Why exercise Jade Helm caused controversy in the US, a look inside the BFBS, decision time for the US Air Force’s long-range strike bomber, extending drone range with hydrogen...

September's top stories: Egypt-France Mistral deal, US Navy’s $1.49bn P-8A order 07 October, 2015 by Samseer M Egypt agreed to buy two Mistral-class helicopter carriers from France for €950m ($1bn), the US Navy awarded a $1.49bn contract for P-8A Poseidon, and Saab began construction of the Swedish...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 55 15 September, 2015 In this issue: The joint European MALE drone project, energy tech for forward operating bases, Skynet's strategic move to Asia Pacific, behaviour prediction software as a counterterrorism...

August's top stories: HMS Queen Elizabeth’s radar, Australia's $65bn investment 10 September, 2015 by Nancy Victor The UK Royal Navy's Elizabeth-class (QE) aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, has switched on the vessel's S1850M radar for the first time and Australia is to invest $65bn on naval...

Tackling trafficking with joint forces 26 August, 2015 by Dr Gareth Evans Over 127,000 migrants – men, women and children – made the hazardous trip across the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe’s shores in the first six months of 2015 alone. Although just two...

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