News

  • 11 September 2008

    NATO Issues New Rules of Engagement for Afghanistan

    NATO has issued new military rules of engagement, which focus on reducing civilian deaths. The rules have been issued following an air strike in Afghanistan last week, which killed 90...

  • 2 September 2008

    iRobot Awarded $200m by US Army for Robot Technology

    iRobot Corp has been awarded a $200m ceiling priced indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the US Army Programme Executive Office for simulation, training and instrumentation. The army...

  • 2 September 2008

    UK MoD Invests £220m in Submarine Expertise

    The British Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded QinetiQ with a 15 year contract worth £200m to supply a range of scientific expertise and maritime research facilities. The agreement is...

  • 20 August 2008

    US firm pleads guilty to exporting defence secrets

    A US firm pleaded guilty to illegally providing a Chinese national with data used in developing an unmanned aerial weapons system, the Justice Department said on Wednesday. The federal plea...

  • 18 August 2008

    Military Fund Mind-Reading Research

    The US military has awarded university researchers with a $4mn grant to study ways to read people's thoughts. The military is hoping that the research could perhaps lead to technology...