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France

Mobile Phono, Photo illus. by Pixabay

The technology giant appears to be raising privacy concerns among lawmakers worldwide, following a complaint filed by a privacy activist in France, and a...
VSR700 by Airbus

Due to the introduction of advanced mapping technologies and the requirement for highly precise geospatial data, the field of intelligence surveillance is undergoing a...
Photo illus. bird by Pixabay

A new drone project aims at improving the stealth capabilities and mission performance of drones that mimic birds and insects. The result is expected...

Units of the French Special Operations Command will be the first military force to adopt the latest  FN ENVOLYS machine gun. The weapon was...
quantum

Autonomous navigation without the need for GPS is only one of the advantages expected from the development of new quantum technology. France has launched a...

France has contracted Airbus for the development and production of the H160M Guépard (Cheetah) helicopter for its military. The contract which is part of...

French special forces will begin testing Flyboard Air - an individual air-mobility platform. France’s Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly said the decision...

Vertiports, landing sites for eVTOL aircraft, are one of the enablers required for regular air mobility. Europe’s first test vertiport is currently being developed...

Cybersecurity has been recognized by NATO as a field of operations in recent years. In Europe, ECYSAP (European Platform for Cyber Situational Awareness) is...
missile

Space is seen more and more as a new military frontier, and rival countries are investing heavy resources in space technology.  Military satellites give the...

France’s Ministry of Armed Forces announced that one of its MQ-9 Reaper Block 5 drones successfully executed its first airstrike in an “operational setting.” The...

Airspace management will become considerably more complex with the entrance to service of more and more unmanned aerial systems, creating new safety and security...
Photo illus. by Pixabay no drone sign

France has been testing an anti-drone laser system for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.  The French Directorate General of Armaments demonstrated the destruction of a...

Euro drone is a medium altitude long endurance (MALE) remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS). The multinational unmanned aircraft developed by Germany, Spain, Italy and...
big data

Nations are targeting AI and big data as key enabling technologies for future military capabilities. Two major French technology companies are joining forces in...
helmet display

Special forces units are specially trained to gather intelligence and operate behind enemy lines. Upgrades to the NH90 helicopter for special forces significantly improve...

France experiments unmanned vehicles at its overseas operations. The French Army indicated that four ground drone mules had just arrived at Gao (Mali, west...
robotic dog

The potential use of robot dogs in the military was recently unveiled during a military exercise.  Spot, the quadruped robot built by Boston Dynamics, has...
vehicle drive sideways

A new vehicle described as “the world’s first truly hybrid armored vehicle” can lock its front and rear axles to move sideways across a...
photo illus. drone by Pixabay

The prevalence and growing sophistication of drones has created a serious obstacle for law enforcement. A joint multi-agency threat assessment issued prior to then-incoming...

The French Navy has selected a new unmanned aerial vehicle for its ships. The electrically-powered fixed-wing Aliaca maritime version UAV (officially called SMDM) will...

A unique amphibious craft uses caterpillar tracks to move into and out of water allowing the versatile boat to be used for a wide...