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Global Defence Technology: Issue 38
14 April, 2014
In this issue: How the British soldier’s kit evolved during operations Iraq and Afghanistan, the world’s nuclear arsenal, breakthroughs in networked simulation training for pilots, naval...
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March's top stories: North Korea tests missiles, Russia-Ukraine tensions rise 09 April, 2014 by Kadari Raghuram North Korea reportedly test-launched two medium-range ballistic missiles, hours after it was the centre of talks between South Korea, Japan and the US. Russian forces took control of a...

Global Defence Technology special issue: Unmanned military systems 31 March, 2014 In this special issue we take a look at the future of unmanned and autonomous military systems on land, in the air and at sea – from the latest army robots to unmanned convoys, the push for...

Malaysian Flight MH370 - the military technology used in the search 24 March, 2014 by Grant Turnbull For three weeks armed forces from across the globe have worked together to find the remains of missing airliner MH370. Several breakthroughs over the last few days suggest the plane’s wreckage...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 37 13 March, 2014 In this issue: New cyber threats, how ground warfare will change over the next two decades, radical new helicopter designs, the most advanced main battle tanks, and...

South China Sea tensions turn to cooperation in Malaysian airliner search 10 March, 2014 by Grant Turnbull The tragic disappearance of a Malaysian airliner on Saturday has brought together opposition navies in a rare show of maritime cooperation in the waters of Southeast Asia. With several...

Peril in the depths - the world’s worst submarine disasters 06 March, 2014 Accidents involving submarines invoke some of our worst fears, capturing worldwide attention. Naval-technology.com profiles some of the world's worst submarine accidents in...

February's top stories: ONR's lightweight boots, Dstl extends efficiency funding 05 March, 2014 by Kadari Raghuram Researchers at the US Navy's Office of Naval Research TechSolutions office have developed a new lightweight boot for sailors and naval aviators, while the UK has contributed £2m to the...

Breakthrough naval technologies and significant milestones from 2013 25 February, 2014 Innovative and game changing naval craft, UAS, weapons and other hardware came of age in 2013 as several exciting new technologies were either launched or achieved significant milestones. ...

Sink or swim: Sweden’s new A-26 next-gen submarine in doubt 19 February, 2014 by Grant Turnbull Concerns are growing over the lack of progress on Sweden’s A26 next-generation submarine programme, which is being developed to replace the Swedish Navy’s current Södermanland-class...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 36 18 February, 2014 In this issue: We discover a new type of cyber hacking that is teaching security teams to expect the unexpected, we ask when soldiers will be wearing solar technology, we learn how defence can...

A class in stealth - the world’s best navy corvettes 13 February, 2014 Small and agile but still bigger than a standard coastal patrol boat, corvettes such as the Visby, Braunschweig and SIGMA, play a significant role in some of the world’s strongest naval...

Autonomous & intelligent: the era of unmanned naval warfare 11 February, 2014 by Grant Turnbull While not as ubiquitous as their aerial and ground counterparts, unmanned ships are slowly becoming a part of naval fleets across the world. The vessels can be cost effective and...

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