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Just Because You Can

Is there a point with technology systems in defence where you have to ask, should we. This is the Lockheed Martin Squad Mission Support System

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Swarming

A few years ago ‘swarming’ was all the rage as efforts to combat saturation attacks against shipping stepped up a gear. More recently, attention has

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Triton UAV

How much for a Triton

In our recent discussion on maritime patrol the subject of Australia’s purchase of the Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft came up. The subject of

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Drone Secrecy

We all know that the RAF’s Reaper, Defender/Islander and Shadow R1 aircraft do secret stuff in secret places, but so does the RC135W Rivet Joint.

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A Polish Watchkeeper

Watchkeeper is a tactical Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) coming into service with the Royal Artillery. As described in my post from 2012, Watchkeeper Then

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Underwater Pit Stops

Autonomous underwater vehicles and surface vessels are currently the subject of a great deal of research effort. It is widely predicted that future anti-submarine operations will

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