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Counter terrorism operatives and emergency personnel are soon to benefit from advances in virtual and mixed reality technology as the EU Commission's AUGGMED project nears completion.
In an interview with Defence IQ, Dr Bruce Newsome, Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Pennsylvania specializing in military and security capabilities, offered his insight into the rapidly evolving and increasingly important world of digital and s...
EDINBURGH, Ind. (Army News Service, Dec. 28, 2011) -- Provincial Reconstruction Team Kapisa, who is currently training at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan, was the first PRT to train on a new virtual reality comba...
Ever wanted to wear Tony Stark’s Iron Man suit? Turns out, it may not be just be a childhood dream but a military reality as the U.S. Army works towards creating a hi-tech body armour that gives soldiers "superhuman strength."
Like any student, today’s soldiers learn on the move, deploying with laptops, tablets and other means of online connectivity that can keep them at the books with extreme convenience. As technological advancement marches on, many traditional problems in military educat...
Brig Gen Helmut Habermayer is the deputy Planning Head of the Austrian Armed Forces (AAF), which includes the positions of Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Cyber Coordinator of the AAF. Ahead of the Cyber Defence & Network Security conference, Brig Gen Habe...
The Runet—as Russians call their bit of the Internet—is growing by leaps and bounds. As millions connect, Russian politics is moving online, but so is the heavy hand of the Kremlin. Early efforts to suppress online political opposition crashed, so now the government o...
Geospatial systems are becoming a keenly valued capability for port security measures, wherein security teams have found an advantage in advanced surveillance and tracking of the immediate area.
NATO is currently undertaking the largest multination cyber defence exercise that will test the Alliance’s ability to defend its networks against a number of threats. The exercise, Cyber Coalition 2014, is taking place Estonia and involves over 400 technical, governme...
Devising a strategy without a clearly defined threat is a perplexing venture. An existential threat, when it can be found or when it presents itself, simplifies the strategic conundrum especially when justifying the expenditure of scarce resources. However, the United...
At last month’s International Armoured Vehicles event, three representatives from three different international armies came together to deliver overviews of their respective training and simulation programmes for the purposes of preparing armoured vehicle battalions....
The defence industry would be best served by maintaining ‘simplicity’ when dealing with increasingly complex cyber threats, say security experts.
For the first time in two years, the path is clear for the Conservative government to select Canada’s next fighter jet, a choice that could very well mean buying the controversial F-35 Lightning without a competition. A panel of independent monitors on Thursday gave...
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