Global Defence Technology: Issue 84
In this issue: Technology for safer and more sustainable bases, the future of driverless technology in military vehicles, innovative UAV designs, the US Air Force's jet-mounted laser weapons, BAE System's digital naval shipyard, and more.
DARPA launches programme to use marine life for detecting naval threats
DARPA has launched a programme that aims to use the sensory capabilities of marine organisms to detect naval activity.
Global Defence Technology: Issue 82
In this issue: Japan’s record defence budget, cybersecurity insights from Airbus, medical equipment for the frontline, saving fuel costs with digital tanker management, the UK’s shipbuilding renaissance and more.
Railgun potentially cancelled: what went wrong for the US superweapon?
The US Navy's railgun may never make it out of development as the weapon's problems have seen it fall out of favour with the Pentagon.
Tip of the spear: the global importance of America’s Guam base
North Korea has threatened Guam before, but until now it has always seemed a hollow threat; Kim Jong Un’s ramped-up and revitalised missile programme has changed all of that. Dr Gareth Evans takes a closer look at the strategic US base.