There currently exists an alphabet soup of organisations tasked with upholding the the UK’s cyber-defences. Proposals for a national UK Cyber Response Team will therefore need to have clear responsibilities, differentiating from other cyber-response initiatives
In embracing simulation and the underlying technologies for both training and planning, the United States Department of Defense reflects important trends that are present in militaries across the globe. Arthur I Cyr, Director, Clausen Center for World Business at Carthage College in Wisconsin, traces the origins of recent initiatives and outlines the direction in which the industry is heading
Technological advances are making computer simulations a credible alternative to costly field exercises and live firings – and in some cases they are preferred. With ever more realism and likeness to the battlespace, technology is replacing traditional modelling, validation and training techniques, particularly for guided weapons. Ben Toomer takes a closer look
Political and public debate of ballistic missile defence remains patchy and often ill-informed. A greater awareness of the evolution of it in Britain may go some way towards promoting a more balanced and considered approach to the subject.