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Monthly Archives: February, 2024

Wargaming climate change: Who plays for the Red Team?

By SHARON BURKE AND ANDREA H. CAMERON The U.S. Department of Defense spends many millions of dollars on wargaming every year. For anyone who has participated in such games,...

The Danger of Technological Surprise

I am always uneasy with planning based on wargaming results without combat experience to validate them. Early in the millennium, I was a witness...

NATO Secretary General’s statement on the 2nd anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

The situation on the battlefield remains extremely serious. President Putin’s aim to dominate Ukraine has not changed. And there are no indications that he is preparing...

Researchers eye new radiation effects testing for high-reliability electronics in space and nuclear uses

U.S. military researchers are asking the industry for new testing methods for radiation-induced single-event effects (SEE) of high-reliability next-generation electronics. Officials of the U.S. Defense Advanced...

The needs of polar fleet to deter Arctic aggression

By Sen. Roger Wicker Winter is coming early this year in the Arctic. Last month, a Chinese and Russian joint surface action group came within 75 nautical miles of...

Teledyne FLIR wins US Army contract for Black Hornet nano UAVs

Teledyne FLIR Defense has secured a new contract to deliver additional Black Hornet 3 personal reconnaissance systems (PRS) to the US Army. Valued at $14m, the contract...

NATO launches challenge for women and girls in science

In celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February, the NATO Science and Technology Organization (STO) is proud...

Three defense companies move ahead on path-agnostic space internet that capitalizes on commercial satellites

Military space communications experts at Raytheon Technologies Corp. (RTX) are joining two other U.S. defense systems integrators on a U.S. Air Force research project...

Autonomous ships and vehicles: ‘unmanned’ or ‘uncrewed’?

By Adam James Fenton and Ioannis Chapsos Like “self-driving” cars, autonomous ships are a reality and will likely revolutionize many aspects of shipping and maritime security. With up to 95% of maritime accidents due to...

DARPA selects research teams to develop NVGs under ENVision program

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has chosen research teams for the enhanced night vision in eyeglass form (ENVision) program. Of the ten industry...

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