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Military-digital-transformation-Covid-19

Covid-19 has forced military organisations to shrug off their reputation for bureaucracy and tradition and embrace digital technologies, says IFS.

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US-Department-of-Defense-counter-sUAS-strategy

Small unmanned aircraft systems present a growing threat to US personnel, facilities and assets. Now the US Department of Defense has a strategy to counter them.

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Air

UK-16.5-billion-defence-spending-increase

The UK MoD's £16.5 billion windfall will be spent on shiny new toys, but legacy platforms still need to be maintained and the Equipment Plan is way over budget.

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Canadian-Air-Force-C-18-Hornet-replacement

The contract to replace Canada's aging CF-188 Hornet fleet is far from sown up, but costs to maintain the Air Force's old aircraft continue to climb.

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Defence Procurement International
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Highlights from the Summer 2020 issue



10 Defence Spending Enters A New Phase

After a decade of growth, defence budgets could be under threat again as the coronavirus wreaks havoc on government finances.

26 Operating In A Hostile Viral Environment

Covid-19 has highlighted capability and capacity constraints within militaries and the defence industrial base globally, and underscores the need to strengthen the resilience of NATO against the "poor man’s atom bomb."

42 The Great Experiment

As armies globally look to decrease the risks for soldiers in the field and dominate the battlefield with greater firepower, unmanned systems are being tested and experimented with like never before.

84 At The Speed Of Light

Directed Energy Weapons have the ability to engage targets at the speed of light, undetectable to the naked eye. But better understanding of how to acquire, support and safely operate them, is needed.


STREAMLIGHT WEDGE

STREAMLIGHT® LAUNCHES WEDGE™ RECHARGEABLE EDC LIGHT. Slim, Compact Design for Everyday Pocket Carry; Delivers up to 1,000 Lumens

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Trophy-APS-Abrams-Rafael

US Army achieves major milestone in equipping its Abrams MBT fleet with Active Protection Systems.

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SPEAR-mini-cruise-missile-MBDA

MBDA's SPEAR mini-cruise missile secures contract from UK Ministry of Defence.

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Type-X-RCV-Milrem-Robotics-mobility-tests

Weighing just 12 tons, Milrem's Type-X Robotic Combat Vehicle can support units equipped with IFVs.

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Milrem-Integrated-Modular-Unmanned-Ground-System

Estonia led consortium to start the development of the European standard unmanned ground system.

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EAGLE-4x4-Denmark-GDELS

General Dynamics European Land Systems awarded follow-on order for EAGLE 4x4 from Denmark.

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