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The Security Impact of Drones

Dr Chris Wyatt, Research Fellow at the School of Government and Society at the University of Birmingham discusses a recent report that looks at the challenges and opportunities drones could bring the UK With the introduction of new, modern technologies, the question is often asked of their benefits weighed against...
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Realising the potential of drones

Gerry Corbett, UAS Programme Lead at the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), tells Editor Laura Evans about the latest technology craze to hit our airspace – drones  Technology is beginning to dominate our existence, with the use of smart phones, smart cameras, and even smart TVs. The latest gadget on the market...

Standing up to terrorism and organised crime

Matthew Finn, Managing Director at AUGMETIQ discusses the importance of building Europe’s capability to fight terrorism and serious transnational organised crime  For the better part of a decade, the European Union (EU) has been struggling to create a new legal basis to protect its 500 million citizens while respecting their...

Assessing the impact of CCTV

James Kelly, Chief Executive at the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) outlines why CCTV remains a crucial pillar to public safety and highlights the importance of implementing standards across the sector as a whole With between 4 million and 5.9 million CCTV surveillance cameras in the UK alone, the CCTV...

ABBS Active Mine Protection System Testing Completed Successfully

Global Acceleration Completely Eliminated by Novel Rocket Motor System Mines and IED’s have become the weapon of choice for any terrorist or insurgent organization worldwide and over 70 countries currently suffer from the problem with vehicles regularly being destroyed and people being killed and injured. To counter those threats ABBS...

Maximising the impact – lowering the risk

Chris Morriss, Team Leader – Cyber Assurance at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) details the role of government science and technology, and Cyber Capability  The Defence, Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) provides cyber advice to the UK government informing both military and civilian domains of potential vulnerabilities and...

A step forwards in the fight against crime and terror

Antoon Burgers, Program Manager – Special Tactics Equipment at Holmatro details how cooperation between industry and special operations forces are helping with the fight against crime and terror A trend that has developed in recent years is that the industry is more frequently approached by Police and Defence special operations...

Resilient aircraft for delivering aid

Defence Journalist Tony Hall sheds light on how indispensable military aircraft have become in emergency situations to dispense humanitarian relief The first international response to any humanitarian crisis today is the dispatch of transport aircraft carrying aid. Whether they are providing emergency medical supplies to the Ebola-stricken states of West...

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