Lie of the land
Interoperability has long been an issue for military commanders the world over. Major-General Jaime Iñiguez Andrade, who will be speaking at Land ISR and C2 Battle Management, discusses the challenges that land forces face and how the Spanish Army is meeting them.
Ready for a renaissance: the UK's naval facelift
The UK defence secretary has promised a ‘renaissance’ in British maritime power with significant investment across the board. But with the budget heavily dented by new carriers and a replacement for Trident, is the money there for investment in key areas? Dr Gareth Evans offers an analysis.
Simulating change: NATO M&S COE
As technology evolves, the new frontier that it offers in training and simulation is revolutionary. Defence & Security Systems International speaks to the director of the NATO Modeling and Simulation Centre of Excellence, Captain (N) Vincenzo Milano to find out more.
Counterterrorism analysis: avoiding the mistakes of the past
In modern times, a number of state and non-state actors have increasingly taken a provocative stance on the world stage, in some cases carrying out a variety of military and cyberspace attacks. Dr Muhammad Fraser-Rahim, North America executive director at the counter-extremism think tank Quilliam International, explains why governments and counterterrorism experts must be vigilant when dealing with these organisations, in order to learn from past mistakes.
Smart bases: British telecom's DBI
British Telecom (BT) is working with the UK military to ‘help staff connect quickly, understand clearly and act decisively’ through access to real-time information on military bases. Julian Turner talks to Glen Ashby, sales director at BT Defence, about providing superior connectivity to the armed forces.