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Defence and Security: 3 Innovations Transforming the Future of the Industry

Most government defence departments around the world have one key difficulty in common – managing ever-changing potential threats within increasingly tighter budget constraints. The UK is attempting to tackle this issue by launching a series of Innovation Challenges, providing funding to companies that can offer innovative new technologies and solutions for dealing with ongoing and

When minutes feels like hours

A traumatic scenario “I’m sitting next to my severely wounded soldier comrade waiting impatiently for the field ambulance. A traumatic situation for all of us – what to do? We are indesperate need to do something for our friend and also for ourselves–it’s horrible to just wait. It feels like an eternity”. Unfortunately this is

Warfare Technologies & Technologies used in WW I & II

Mutual Defense Alliances, Militarism, Imperialism and many other reasons were accounted for the root cause of the death spree of more than 9 million combatants and 7 million civilians in the World War I and more than 60 million people in the World War II but the crucial role of technology is something never to

Soft robots: MIT’s Technology that can alter Defence for the better

If you always thoughts robots had to be a pile of jangling metals, you might want to hold that thought right there! Pentagon and Harvard University have forecasted that the future for robotics is ‘soft and squishy’. The two organizations have come together to research and formulate robots that are soft, cheap and can easily

Role of Big Data in Military Intelligence

Distinct threads of raw data interwoven in a pattern, fabricate the texture of information. What if we know the outcome when each or a combination of these threads is pulled in a direction, switching to form a particular web with a million threads available while a million get added with reference to time and space?

Foreign Direct Investment in Defence: What Developing Countries Should Know

In the modern era of globalization, developing countries are continually appealed by foreign manufacturers and other counsel groups, to shoot-up foreign investment capital in technological industries; especially in the defence sector. The usual rationale is that an increase in foreign investments would accelerate technological upgrades and hence strengthen the domestic defence industrial infrastructure. Looking closely,

Revolutionary Change in Design and Versatility of Aircrafts with “Tiltrotors”

Times have changed, with humans desire to fly. fantacized with dreams to go wherever they want. One such individual was Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), who was the first human to approach heavier-than-air-flight in a technological sense. However, nearly four centuries later, when technology advancements allowed sustained, powered manned flight, the practical solution demonstrated by the

Hybrid PistenBully Provides Perfect Skiing Conditions

Over the last few years, hybrid drives have become synonymous with environmentally friendly mobility. Electric drives are now powering many off-road commercial vehicles, such as agricultural and construction vehicles, forklift trucks – and even piste-grooming vehicles. The PistenBully 600 E+ from Kässbohrer Geländefahrzeug AG is the first ever diesel-electric piste-grooming vehicle and underscores the company’s

Increased performance & protection for soldiers

Constant improvement of the soldier’s equipment is vital in order to maintain competitive advantages in rapidly changing environments and battlefield scenarios. For the soldier’s clothing systems, the aim is to develop lighter, more breathable and comfortable materials, with no compromise on ergonomics and operational capabilities. The military requires high levels of physical activity in a