Global Defence Technology: Issue 67
In this issue: Key outcomes from this year’s NATO summit, lessons to be learned from the Iraq invasion, inside the smart HQ, managing the MoD’s joint contingency plans, industry majors team up for the UK’s new fighter trainer, the Royal Navy catches up with unmanned capabilities and more.
August's top stories: Scorpene data leak, $2.5bn Virginia-class submarine
The US Navy has taken delivery of new $2.5bn Virginia-class submarine, Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Illinois (SSN 786), India and France launch probe over Scorpene submarine data leak. Naval-technology.com wraps up key headlines from August.
Global Defence Technology: Issue 66
In this issue: The potential of a joint European force, Singapore’s defence procurement, Oshkosh’s TerraMax technology, the US Combat Rescue Helicopter programme, evolution of the Gripen E, Archerfish mine-hunting drone and more.
July's top stories: UK Trident renewal, Court rule on South China Sea
The UK Parliament voted to renew continuous-at-sea nuclear deterrent, an international court ruled against China’s sovereignty claims over South China Sea and delivery of the US Navy’s first Gerald R Ford aircraft carrier has been delayed again. Naval-technology.com wraps up key headlines from July.
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 did in earlier times. The deployment of mines has dropped dramatically since the two World Wars, which saw both sides lay them by the thousand; but nevertheless, according to some estimates, ships are around 200 times more likely to be attacked by mines than anything else.