The death of Dawn Sturgess, one of two British civilians poisoned with Novichok, the same type of nerve agent used in last March’s attempted murder of Sergei and Yulia Skripal, escalates questions of public health to high-stakes geopolitics. The incident marks the first domestic murder of a British civilian with a chemical weapon, and presents a wake-up call to the British government and its...
Installed power on naval surface combatants has steadily grown over the past few decades. The principal reasons for this are two fold: ships have got larger and faster, and ships have more power demanding mission-systems.
Cheap, fast and effective systems for introducing temporary interoperability between different communications networks are proving valuable across a number of sectors, including the military and security forces. Mark Cartwright, Technical Sales Manager at GRC, highlights how the Incident Commanders’ Radio Interface (ICRI) can help to bring order out of chaos
John Louth explores the reasons for the EADS-BAE corporate courtship and its eventual failure, and attempts to understand where the inability to merge leaves the businesses themselves and the concept of a European defence entity