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Why defence forces are shifting to rugged Android mobile devices
25 April, 2022
Rugged mobile devices are big business. But without the right...
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Powering the military’s miniaturised electronics for high portability 14 April, 2022 Omnetics Connector Corporation is a leading connector design and manufacturing company with over 30 years of experience focused on micro-miniature and nano-miniature...

SOSA: the new paradigm for military procurement 10 March, 2022 As the US military ramps up its efforts to bring new technologies to the battlefield faster and more cost-efficiently, the Open Group Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) is...

GPS Jamming: The Escalating Threat to Allied Mission Success 10 March, 2022 For almost 40 years, Western armed forces have relied upon the U.S. NavStar Global Positioning System (GPS) constellation to guide them both on and off the battlefield.

Hit the switch for internal security 09 March, 2022 When so much of military capability relies on secure networks, cybersecurity has become a priority, but internal threats – through human error or malicious activity – pose as much risk...

Inside the architecture of the enterprise tablet 02 February, 2022 The convenience, configurability and ruggedness of tablet devices are enabling businesses to become more efficient and effective by empowering their frontline employees with data...

Eyes on the ground 01 February, 2022 Just as the Nato Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) monitors Alliance airspace, the Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) system will observe what is happening on the...

Disquiet on the eastern front 01 February, 2022 Since the end of Soviet rule in 1991, the countries on Europe’s eastern fringe have looked to Nato for training, weapons and logistical support. That’s especially true in recent years,...

Eye of the swarm 01 February, 2022 Militaries all over the world are moving ahead with swarming attack drones, investing considerable amounts of time and money in the still-nascent technology. Nicholas Kenny hears...

Wave of the future 01 February, 2022 France’s recent rift with Australia and the US may have taken up plenty of attention, but submarines are clearly a broader part of US strategy too. That’s particularly true when it...

Practice makes perfect 01 February, 2022 The British Army’s development of a next-generation collective training system is set to take a high-tech approach to preparing its forces for combat. From virtual and augmented...

Fighting fit 01 February, 2022 Clothes make a person, or so the saying roughly goes, and the clothing used by militaries is no different. Testing and evaluating protective clothing and ballistic protection for...

Clear the air 01 February, 2022 As the danger posed by emerging near-peer aerial threats continues to grow, especially regarding small drones, the US Army has unveiled its first new short-range air defence system...

Ground-based air defence system IRIS-T SLM demonstrates its operational efficiency under realistic operating conditions 11 January, 2022 Successful firing of the further developed system

RUAG Ammotec launches new brand MFS 12 November, 2021 RUAG Ammotec group decided to reintroduce MFS (Mátravidéki Fémművek Sirok – Matra Metalworks Sirok) brand to be its main pillar to its dynamic expansion of its defense and law...

War machines 27 July, 2021 A new era of cooperation between soldier and machine is dawning, as the US Army moves forward with a series of scouting trials using ‘robotic wingmen’ to support troops on the ground...

In the works 27 July, 2021 Leading the field in dismounted soldier systems, the US had planned to roll out 40,000 integrated visual augmentation system (IVAS) units in 2021 until budget cuts set them awry. At...

War without end 27 July, 2021 With President Biden’s campaign pledge to halt US arms sales to Saudi Arabia and reopen negotiations with Iran, there was reason to think that an end to the civil war in Yemen could...

Hack the vaccine 27 July, 2021 While some speculated that health services would remain off limits as a target for cyber warfare during the Covid-19 pandemic, time has proven that not to be the case as nation states...

Under siege 27 July, 2021 The military has faced significant challenges combatting the spread of Covid-19 in cramped conditions such as aircraft carriers and barracks, but soldiers’ unique ability to follow...


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