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Global Defence Technology: Issue 43 11 September, 2014 In this issue: The US military’s green energy research, advances in regenerative medicine for injured soldiers, the US Air Force’s vintage bomber upgrades, optionally manned capabilities for... > read more

VIDEO – Duke Airborne Systems RWS robotically arms helicopters in seconds 05 September, 2014 Utility helicopters perform a vital role in modern warfare delivering troops and supplies to otherwise inaccessible areas, but they are often minimally armed so have to fly with an armed...

BAE Systems reveals futuristic ’human skin’ concept for aircraft 21 August, 2014 Engineers have developed a human-like skin for aircraft which can detect damage and sense the world as it flies through the sky. The smart skin is embedded with tiny sensors the size of rice...

Remote controlled Black Hawks - reviving aircraft as unmanned systems 20 August, 2014 Unmanned aerial systems are commonplace for many air forces around the world, but the technology can often be expensive and bespoke systems can take years to build. Now aerospace manufacturers...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 42 13 August, 2014 In this issue: Russia’s threat to cut the US off from vital rocket engine supplies, Michelin’s new anti-landmine tyre, the best designs for military flying trucks, new criticism of the...

Bombs away: US bomber fleet upgraded for the 21st century 06 August, 2014 Billions of dollars are being spent to upgrade and modernise the US Air Force’s ageing fleet of Cold War strategic bombers. With several technological enhancements, it is hoped the B-1B, B-2...

Stealth dilemma: debates heats up over F-35’s radar-evading tech 01 August, 2014 Spiralling costs and long delays are constant gripes for many critics of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter programme. Now, there is an added dimension to the debate as a growing number of...

Latest In Defence – A400M, P-8 Poseidon and Eurofighter Typhoon at Farnborough 22 July, 2014 Latest In Defence reports from Farnborough International Airshow, where the F-35 was due to make its international debut but failed to make a showing. We have an update on the UK’s A400M...

Fresh focus on UK defence at Farnborough 2014 16 July, 2014 At this year's Farnborough Air Show held in Hampshire, it is UK defence, rather than commercial aerospace, which is the centre of attention. As the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 41 09 July, 2014 In this issue: Brazil’s move on the international defence market, keeping non-lethal weapons safe, the future of the British defence industry as an era of mega-projects ends, the latest in...

Global Defence Technology: Issue 40 11 June, 2014 In this issue: The Royal Navy's Merlin makeover, the future of Phantom Eye in the UAV market, how simulation villages are creating realistic training scenarios from around the world, a new...

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