Features

Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the Defence & Security Systems International editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought-provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

Latest Defence And Security Feature

War machines
27 July, 2021
A new era of cooperation between soldier and machine is dawning, as the...
> read more

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...

The way forward 27 July, 2021 It remains to be seen what lessons the US and Nato have learned from Afghanistan in terms of securing temporary and forward operating bases. Andrew Barnett speaks to Carl D...

5G on the frontline 27 July, 2021 The US Military’s Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) concept aims to decentralise and speed up decision-making processes. Elly Earls speaks to Colonel Mike Driscoll, director...

In ship shape 27 July, 2021 For centuries, navies the world over have prided themselves on the vastness of their ships: their firepower, their length, the size of their crews. But since the end of the Cold War,...

Jammer in the works 27 July, 2021 Global navigation satellite systems like the US’s Global Positioning System have become deeply embedded in both the function of modern militaries and society as a whole. However,...

Countering air delivered Scatterable-mines on the ground 10 June, 2021 In recent years, the conflict in Ukraine has shown that scatterable-mines are being deployed to disrupt allies and their combat capabilities on the ground. The use of ‘Air...

UK Army set to receive 148 next gen ‘Challenger 3’ MBT’s 10 May, 2021 The UK Army has signed an agreement of £800m for the acquisition of 148 Main Battle Tanks from RBSL. The newly designed next generation MBT’s are expected to be introduced by 2027.

Continuity and change: Rheinmetall presents the HX3, a new generation of tactical trucks 07 May, 2021 Rheinmetall has just unveiled the HX3, the latest generation of its globally tried-and-tested HX family of heavy-duty trucks. Completely redesigned, this future-proof military...

Soucy’s composite rubber keeps Team Redback on track 27 April, 2021 MELBOURNE: ‘Where the rubber meets the road’ is a well-known adage that refers to a place where a new idea is put to a real-world test, and it could not be more appropriate to...

US Army NGCV- Future Main Battle Tank 21 April, 2021 With the Cold War over for decades, it’s easy to imagine that old-fashioned battle tanks will soon be consigned to history’s dustbin.

The vehicle platforms transforming the US Army's Next Generation Combat Vehicle (NGCV) 01 April, 2021 The US Army is currently undergoing a major transformation of its next generation combat vehicle platforms. At the heart of this is the cross functional team (CFT), which tests...

Germany and Norway come to agreement on 212CB Submarine Partnership 25 March, 2021 The Norwegian Ministry of Defence has announced that Germany and Norway have agreed to a joint partnership to procure Submarine 212CD. Germany will procure 2 submarines (pending...

Future Soldier Technology 2021: HIPPO Hybrid Amphibious Wheeled Carrier 10 March, 2021 Defence agencies are searching for best practices in unmanned ground system capabilities and how to best utilise hybrid technology.

Swept away - Automated minesweeping, keeping personnel out of danger 09 March, 2021 Minesweeping is one of the most thankless missions undertaken by modern navies. Advances in underwater drone technology, however, promise to automate this repetitive and dangerous task.

IDEX 2021: NIMR capabilities reaching a new era 26 February, 2021 The IDEX 2021 conference comes to a close and showcases the UAE’s premier technological partners and its demonstration for a stronger defence domestically, as well regionally across...

IDEX 2021 - TATRA TRUCKS: Fully Loaded, 4x4 to 16x16, complete off-road performance 25 February, 2021 TATRA TRUCKS, exhibited this week at IDEX 2021 has a deep history in automotive trucks and engineering, ranging from 4x4 to 16x16.


View all features A-Z


Privacy Policy
We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.