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 of UAVs in maritime ISR, closing capability gaps in the Royal Navy, and more.
Skeldar: breathing new life into the VTOL UAV market
The Skeldar V-200 has served as an essential maritime asset in the EU NAVFOR mission against piracy and armed robbery off the Horn of Africa and in the Western Indian Ocean. Claire Apthorp speaks to manufacturer UMS Skeldar about the growing importance of UAVs for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance purposes within the maritime industry.
Global Defence Technology: Issue 71
Keeping the peace in the Arctic region, a new satellite service from Airbus, closing the GPS gap with wearable sensors, instant detection for armour damage, high-speed drones for fighter aircraft support, progress of Australia’s new submarines, and more.
The next step for Australia’s future submarines
Australia’s Future Submarine Programme is making good progress with construction set to begin in 2022.
2016: The year's biggest Naval Technology stories
Australia selects DCNS for $39bn submarine development contract, North Korea tests hydrogen bomb, while UK Parliament votes in favour of £40bn Trident renewal programme. Naval-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from 2016.