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Peter Donaldson

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Light and Practical – ISTAR on the go

Variety is not only the spice of life, but representative of new ISTAR aids that are available for dismounted troops. All equipment that dismounted troops...
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The Thinking Person’s Ship

Aboard a warship, the job of the Combat Management System (CMS) is to gather, integrate and present information from the ship's own sensors and...
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Turning Night Into Daytime

As with anything that infantry is expected to carry, night vision device design must incorporate compromises balancing capability against the load they impose in...
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Vision Thing!

Focused on lightweight, robust and power-frugal devices with better performance that are easier to use, infantry night vision is evolving through refinements to existing...
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Defeating the IED

Defeating Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) with active countermeasures involves two distinct approaches: attacking the Radio Frequency (RF) detonation signals and mitigating the explosion with...

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Hawkish China triggers Taiwanese Defence budget rise

Taiwan’s force modernisation still short of international buy-in so indigenous development and manufacturing remain’s vital. Tensions between the People’s Republic of China (PRC, or China)...

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