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The new British Army recruiting campaign advertisements have caused a bit of a kerfuffle.
It would be accurate to say that December’s publication of the UK's Modernising Defence Programme paper – or 'Mobilising, Modernising and Transforming Defence: A Report on the MDP', to give it its full title – did not live up to the expectations raised when it was first announced in January 2018.
The naval support chain is getting bigger. Just consider the scale of the US Navy.
Whether it’s through technology such as intelligent planning tools, digital twins, virtual and augmented reality, or combating threats in new domains, the dividing line between the cyber and the physical world is beginning to blur.
The recent announcement that the United Kingdom will increase its defence engagement with the Sultanate of Oman reinforces a historic strategic alliance between the two states, highlighting a relationship dating back to the 18th century.
Here, Rodney Lee, Senior Product Manager, Aerospace & Defence Business Unit, IFS, explains the intricacies involved in extending an asset’s lifecycle and how organisations can keep life extension projects on schedule, within budget and meeting strict safety requirements.
In August, Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro claimed he was the target of a drone-borne explosive assassination attempt.
The United States has selected Boeing as its contractor for the MQ-25 Stingray unmanned aerial tanker.