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Wargaming climate change: Who plays for the Red Team?

wargame climate
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 needs of polar fleet to deter Arctic aggression

ARCTIC FLEET
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...

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

Autonomous ships
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...

Bring the Reforger exercises back to Europe

At a summit in Brussels last month, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced that the alliance would reinforce its eastern flank by doubling the number of battle...

Russia’s Nuclear Deterrence Strategy – Escalate To De-Escalate

Russia’s military doctrine dictates the use of nuclear weapons in response to any non-nuclear assault on Russian territory. Russia’s military doctrine encompasses a broad range...

Soldier Modernisation: Regulatory Trends

Listed below are the regulatory trends impacting the soldier modernisation theme, as identified by GlobalData. Militaries worldwide are focusing on improving the operational efficiency of...

Soldier Modernisation: Macroeconomic Trends

Listed below are the macroeconomic trends impacting the soldier modernisation theme, as identified by GlobalData. The emergence of new warfighting doctrines and force structures that...

Hypersonics and Directed Energy are Critical emerging Technologies

WASHINGTON — The White House has added five new technology areas to its list of critical and emerging technologies — including hypersonic capabilities, directed...

The Perfect Storm of Technology, Intelligence and AI

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) revolution is here and is rapidly becoming a central element of the Great Power Competition.  Machine Learning (ML) and Natural...