• The 10 biggest aircraft carriers

    The eminence of aircraft carriers as floating air bases has been proven since World War II. Three of the world's 10 biggest aircraft carriers by displacement are operated by Asian...

  • Global Defence Technology: Issue 72

    In this issue: New capabilities in air-to-air refuelling, a look at NATO’s new comms system, trends in protected mobility for armoured vehicles, the world’s first explosives sniffer drone, the future...

  • Inside Exercise Unmanned Warrior

    This month the Royal Navy is hosting a large-scale demonstration of maritime autonomous systems, which will see 40 participants from industry, academia and defence operating unmanned and autonomous vehicles. Katie...

  • Archerfish: fishing for mines

    Sea mines may seem an archaic hangover from a largely forgotten era of naval warfare, but they remain just as real and present a danger for sailors today as they...

  • Tackling trafficking with joint forces

    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...

  • UCLASS kicks off

    After years of uncertainty, deliberation and delay, the competition for the US Navy’s much debated unmanned carrier-launched airborne surveillance strike (UCLASS) acquisition programme is about ready to begin in earnest....