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maritime warfare

A new technology could pave the way for semi-autonomous naval vessels with much smaller crews. Transferring naval command rooms that are currently always on-board...

The UK has acquired a new biometric capability, which allows secure enrollment onto Home Office services using a smartphone app. The process involves biometric...

As part of the efforts to reduce the danger to troops during combat, the UK will test a range of prototype unmanned aerial and...
accurate rifle

Britain’s Army has been upgrading its weapons. More than £5 million were spent on the upgrading of the SA80 rifle to give it enhanced...

Manual authentication in airports means that passengers need to present different forms of ID such as boarding cards, booking reference numbers as well as...
Robot

The British Army is about to obtain an impressive, advanced new explosive ordnance disposal robot with the ability to climb stairs, negotiate slopes of...
military logistics

Supporting military logistics in innovative ways has become imperative in many countries. The UK has been developing drone delivery capabilities for its armed forces,...

Approximately 3,000 improvised explosive device (IED) incidents were recorded in the United States in 2017, killing 10 people and wounding dozens. These homemade explosives...

Artificial intelligence which scans battlefields for hidden attackers has been successfully trialed by the British Army. The UK-created technology, dubbed SAPIENT, flagged dangers to...
boxer

The British Army intends to acquire a new initial fleet of more than 500 eight-wheeled multirole armored Boxer vehicles. The Boxer is an 8×8...

A new technology will enable airport security scanners to detect explosives in an improved method. A team of physicists at the University of Sussex,...
counter-terror

The US has been enhancing its anti-terrorist coordination measures with its allies. An agreement was recently signed by the US Homeland Security Secretary (DHS)...
urban airspace

Passenger drones are trialling Dubai and Singapore, urban drone deliveries are taking off in Iceland and Switzerland, and companies around the world are refining...
counter-drone

The British Army is the first customer for a new and advanced Israeli counter-drone system: the Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Drone Dome counter-drone solution. The...

With over 120 million passengers arriving in the US each year via hundreds of different airports, putting the right people in the right queues...

A recent research evaluates that China will become the biggest player in facial recognition technology both as a consumer and a provider. By 2023,...

One of the challenges of unmanned aerial systems technology is their incorporation in airspace where manned aircraft fly as well. The UK has been...

A driverless car technology is being developed for battlefield use. The US Army plans to run convoys with just one or two human drivers...

The Zephyr spy drone has extended the record for the longest flight within the Earth’s atmosphere to 25 days, two-thirds more than the previous...

A novel x-ray technology will be used to develop the next generation of safe and rapid inspection equipment. Developed by the UK Defence, Science...
autonomous

The ‘last mile’, which represents the extremely dangerous final approach to the combat zone, is crucial to ensuring soldiers have the food, fuel and...
driverless vehicles

Some 60 percent of US combat casualties were related to convoy resupply in 2013 alone, according to Pentagon figures. Autonomous vehicles to deliver supplies...

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