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Fast and furious - the world’s fastest military aircraft 16 April, 2014 Speed and agility are decisive advantages in any form of aerial dominance. Airforce-technology.com profiles the top ten fastest military aircraft in service with armed forces across the... > read more

Global Defence Technology: Issue 38 14 April, 2014 In this issue: How the British soldier’s kit evolved during operations Iraq and Afghanistan, the world’s nuclear arsenal, breakthroughs in networked simulation training for pilots, naval...

Gripen vote: how people power could ruin Saab’s $3bn Swiss deal 14 April, 2014 The Swiss Government has agreed to spend billions of dollars replacing the air force’s 1970s-era fighters with modern Swedish jets. There is only one problem: the deal has to go to a referendum...

Global Defence Technology special issue: Unmanned military systems 31 March, 2014 In this special issue we take a look at the future of unmanned and autonomous military systems on land, in the air and at sea – from the latest army robots to unmanned convoys, the push for...

Sky rescue - the world’s best search and rescue helicopters 19 March, 2014 Modern search and rescue (SAR) helicopters such as the S-92, AW101 and S-70i provide an enormous advantage in search and rescue missions where every second counts. Airforce-technology.com lists...

Billion-dollar bomber: US plans next-gen stealth aircraft 17 March, 2014 Newly released documents show the US is set to spend billions of dollars on a new generation of stealth bombers. The programme is cloaked in secrecy and firm details on the new jets remain...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 37 13 March, 2014 In this issue: New cyber threats, how ground warfare will change over the next two decades, radical new helicopter designs, the most advanced main battle tanks, and...

The world's biggest military transport aircraft 20 February, 2014 Giant airlifters such as the An-124 Ruslan, C-5M Super Galaxy and C-17 Globemaster III enable the quick transportation of heavy equipment, supplies and troops directly to remote...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 36 18 February, 2014 In this issue: We discover a new type of cyber hacking that is teaching security teams to expect the unexpected, we ask when soldiers will be wearing solar technology, we learn how defence can...

The world's fastest military helicopters 04 February, 2014 Be it combat, troop deployment or supplies, speed is a critical requirement for military helicopters. Airforce-technology.com lists the world’s fastest military...

Road to nowhere? The US Unmanned Systems Roadmap 31 January, 2014 The US Department of Defense recently released its Unmanned Systems Roadmap, a futuristic vision for the next 25 years of drone research. But while the document sets out some jaw dropping paths...

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