Content for #Defense Equipment and Services

The president of the European Central Bank and a former French finance minister stated at a news conference that “the heightened uncertainty negatively affects expenditure plans and their financing” and that “even if ultimately temporary by nature, it [the coronavirus epidemic] will …
The latest Comparitech ranking, which evaluated 76 countries’ susceptibility to security compromises against a number of factors ranked Denmark, Sweden and Germany the highest, and while most countries have improved since last year, with Australia making huge progress, it warns …
The UK’s upcoming Integrated Review of foreign policy, defence, security and international development, will make Ministry of Defence (MOD) procurement overhaul a priority. The Integrated Review commits to maintaining a spend of 2% of GDP on defence and is set …
A public sector drone framework has been launched by YPO, one of the UK’s largest public sector buying and procurement organisations. The new Drones and Associated Products and Services framework has been designed for the emergency service and the wider …
The UK government has approved a US private equity firm’s takeover of UK defence and aerospace company Cobham, which employs 10,000 people and has extensive contracts with the British military and is known for its air-to-air refueling technology. While shareholders …
Intelligent cyber security awareness platform CybSafe conducted research into the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) data on security breaches between 2017 and 2019. It found that in 2019 UK organisations reported more cyber security breaches to the ICO than ever before, …
The rapid advance of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) is poised to play an ever-increasing role in the development of next-generation military systems, explains Computer Weekly. A report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) says that nuclear-armed …
At a two-day summit the VR/AR Association saw, among other things, the successful test of airborne virtual and augmented reality for military training purposes and the launch of an international women’s committee dedicated to closing the industry’s gender gap. The …
The “Military Virtual Training Market” shares the potential supply and demand, value, competition of the market as well as the top players to watch within this emerging market. Different organizations, manufacturers, and vendors also play a role in …
Government Digital Service (GDS), part of the UK Cabinet Office, is tasked with transforming the provision of online public services and leading the digital transformation of government generally. It collaborates with departments to help with their own transformation and works …