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Overcoming the technological challenges faced by today’s Ministry of Defence

The technological challenges faced by today’s Ministry of Defence are unlike anything they have encountered in the past, David Lawford Mee, Sales Director at UKCloudX, discusses how they can be overcome, here.
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The U.S. Space Force: Rising stakes for Europe in space defence

In this article, an oncoming U.S. weaponisation of space via Trumps' Space Policy Directive 4 is examined in context of Europe in space defence.

Businesses future proof cybersecurity ahead of regulation deadline

Government will highlight 'operators of essential services' to comply with new requirements set out in the Network and Information Systems Directive (NIS).
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Ensuring optimum estate security management

Justin Freeman, the Technical Manager of the Master Locksmiths Association (MLA), offers some useful advice in order to keep your estate security at its peak.
Swindon and Wiltshire

The compelling case for investing in Swindon and Wiltshire

Paddy Bradley, Director at Swindon and Wiltshire LEP put forward the compelling case for investing in the UK’s Swindon and Wiltshire
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A new security standard for criminal vehicle impacts

Roger Knight, Marshalls’ Head of New Product Development and Engineering for Landscape Protection, explains what the new PAS 170 security standard will provide and the benefits it will bring for businesses and government organisations in terms of criminal vehicle impacts
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UK seeks co-operation with Canada over trade opportunities in defence and security sectors

Leading technology companies in the UK showcased their products and services for land-based naval and aerospace use at CANSEC 2018 - Canada's largest defence industry event - in the hopes of securing industrial cooperation and joint ventures with Canadian companies
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The security dynamic around public spaces in the UK

Specialist defence and security writer, Tom Jones shares his views on the security dynamic around public spaces in the UK.
Globemaster III

£260m deal signed to keep RAF giants flying

The Foreign Military Sale agreement will provide support for the RAF’s fleet of eight C-17A Globemaster III aircraft
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Adapting defence technology to business enterprise: Autonomous unmanned vehicles

Paddy Bradley, Director of the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership outlines the development of autonomous vehicles technologies for today’s defence industry The development of autonomous vehicles technologies has the potential to revolutionise logistics and distribution from the use of drones through to innovation in agri-tech and energy applications. Defence industry-related...
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Brits call for more armed police at Christmas markets

A third of the British public want to see more armed police at Christmas markets in light of recent terror events, according to new research 36% of Brits are calling for more armed officers to patrol public events, such as Christmas markets, and 57% would like to see more security...
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Adapting defence technology to business enterprise

Paddy Bradley, Director, Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership explains how investing in defence technology can boost the economy
blockchain in government

US defence bill could revolutionise blockchain in government

A new defence spending bill (the National Defence Authorization Act) being considered by the United States could pave the way for blockchain in government If approved, the NDAA could make way for blockchain in government, with a subsection allowing for 'modernising' of the funding systems. The Modernizing Government Technology Act (MGT)...
security union

Searching for the silver bullet: towards a more effective Security Union

European Commissioner for the Security Union, Julian King underlines the role of the EU and national governments in keeping citizens safe
terrorist threat

Crime, terrorist threat, and inappropriate public behaviour

Anton Pieterse, Managing Director of physical security equipment provider Safetell specialising in counter-terror solutions, comments on terrorist threat
crash barriers

Aesthetically pleasing crash barriers as ‘street furniture’ – why functional will no longer do

Abigail Kellett, Product Manager at Marshalls PLC explores the importance of crash barriers that can withstand vehicular attacks
combat vehicles

Changes in the combat vehicles market

We spoke to Alix Leboulanger and Samuel O'Toole at Frost & Sullivan to get their insights into the current state of the combat vehicles market
anti-terrorism science

Government opens up to pitches for anti-terrorism science funding

DASA has pledged £2 million to anti-terrorism science projects looking at fields such as behavioural science and identifying suspects in crowds The funding is available to anti-terrorism science projects that provide solutions to tackle terrorist acts in crowded places involving explosives and weapons. From 18th September to 30th November Defense and...
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UK offers military deal with the EU post Brexit

The UK government is forging a military deal with the EU that will allow them to share military assets and collaborate on operations after Brexit

Patient or paraphernalia?

After more than 60 years, there is still room for improvement when it comes to medical evacuation, suggests Olav Kaarstein, president of NODIN Aviation. MEDEVAC – bringing doctors to patients, patient to doctor or patient to or between hospitals – is said to have its origins in 1915 when a...

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