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Global Defence Technology: Issue 43
11 September, 2014
In this issue: The US military’s green energy research, advances in regenerative medicine for injured soldiers, the US Air Force’s vintage bomber upgrades, optionally manned capabilities for...
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Game changers - five of the 20th century’s most pivotal naval battles 09 September, 2014 The 20th century witnessed many epic naval battles, some of which turned the course of both the first and second world wars. Naval-technology.com lists five of the most pivotal naval battles of...

August's top stories: US Navy’s X-47B, UK’s £348m OPV deal 03 September, 2014 by Nancy Victor The US Navy’s X-47B successfully conducted tests aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt, UK MoD awarded £348m patrol vessel construction contract to BAE and the US F/A-18 jets conducted air strikes on...

Brand-new - naval ships built in 2013 26 August, 2014 Shipbuilding in some of the top naval shipyards was in full swing in 2013 with a number of new naval vessels including the Type 45, FREMM and LCS entering service. Naval-technology.com lists...

Latest In Defence - QEC floated out; US Marines LS3 robot; DARPA Exacto guided bullet 20 August, 2014 by Berenice Baker In this edition of Latest In Defence, BAE Systems releases timelapse footage of the first Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier being floated out into open water, the US Marines have tamed a...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 42 13 August, 2014 In this issue: Russia’s threat to cut the US off from vital rocket engine supplies, Michelin’s new anti-landmine tyre, the best designs for military flying trucks, new criticism of the...

Radical shake up planned for Australia’s Hobart-class destroyers 11 August, 2014 by Grant Turnbull Australia’s troubled shipbuilding industry could be overhauled under radical proposals by the Canberra government, local media reports have indicated. Speculation is rife that British defence...

Boeing’s Maritime Surveillance Aircraft: P-8 capabilities on a budget 05 August, 2014 by Grant Turnbull Boeing’s new Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) made its international debut at this year’s Farnborough Air Show, just two years after the concept was first announced at the show. We caught...

RIMPAC 2014 - participating aircraft and helicopters 05 August, 2014 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014, the world’s biggest multinational maritime exercise, is the 24th in the series that commenced in 1971. The event is being held from 26 June to 1 August in...

July's top stories: HMS Queen Elizabeth, France-Russia Mistral deal 04 August, 2014 by Nancy Victor Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has christened the UK Royal Navy's new Queen Elizabeth-class (QE) aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, while France is set to deliver Mistral-class...

France’s Mistral sale to Russia– a deal with the devil? 01 August, 2014 by Berenice Baker Despite Paris’ condemnation of Russia’s actions in Ukraine, a €1.2bn deal to sell two Mistral warships is still going ahead; a move that has provoked criticism by NATO and EU member states....

Sampson radar - UK pursues at-sea missile defence capabilities 24 July, 2014 by Berenice Baker The BAE Systems Sampson multi-function radar fitted to the Royal Navy’s fleet of Type 45 destroyers forms part of the Sea Viper naval air defence system, but it could also play a role in...

BAE Systems use simulation to refine F-35 and QEC integration 21 July, 2014 by Berenice Baker How do you work out how best to support pilots flying an aircraft that spends more time grounded than in the air to land on an aircraft carrier that’s not quite finished yet? BAE Systems...

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