Reaching a Consensus on Testing & Evaluation of Military Exoskeletons for the Dismounted Combatant

Research Paper Title Consensus paper on testing and evaluation of military exoskeletons for the dismounted combatant. Abstract Enhancing the capabilities of the dismounted combatant has been an enduring goal of international military research communities. Emerging developments in exoskeleton technology offers the potential to augment the dismounted combatant’s capabilities. However, the ability to determine the value… Read More

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Shooting Safety Gear You Need

Shooting is regarded as a challenging, but an enjoyable hobby. It is challenging because it entails the focus and precision to accurately hit your target. It can become frustrating at certain times, but with the proper technique and constant practice, you will soon find shooting as fun and enjoyable, and even a therapeutic way to… Read More

The Ethics of using Biomedical Enhancements in the Military

Research Paper Title Bioethics of military performance enhancement. Background Biological interventions to improve performance, such as amphetamines, have a long history of military use, and in the future may include more advanced biotechnologies. This article discusses the ethics of using biomedical enhancements in the military. The article begins by describing the distinction between biomedical enhancements… Read More

An Outline of Dartmoor Training Area

Dartmoor has been used for military training since the early 1800s. The Dartmoor Training Area comprises of: Three live/dry training ranges on the north moor – Okehampton, Merrivale and Willsworthy; and 6 dry-only training areas on the south moor -Cramber Tor, Ringmoor and Sheeps Tor. Much of the land upon which the MOD trains is… Read More

Foreign Language Skill Maintenance Courses for Military Personnel

The British Army is offering foreign language skill maintenance courses for personnel. Courses are available to those with foreign language GCSE A-C/SLP 2222 or equivalent experience, who wish to advance their skill. Courses are delivered at Army Education Centres (AEC’s). Courses are available for the following languages: Arabic; Farsi; French; German; Hindi; Italian; Russian; and… Read More

Are the Gurkhas Part of NATO?

As outlined by Major Shane Burton (RGR), Chief of Staff at the Headquarters Brigade of Gurkhas: “The Brigade of Gurkhas is an integral part of the British Army and as such these troops are indeed part of Nato. Gurkha units have been deployed as part of British Armed Forces supporting numerous Nato operations including Bosnia,… Read More

Another British Army Female First

In July 2018, the British Army appointed its first female Provost Marshal. Brigadier Vivienne Buck will be the head of provost services including the Royal Military Police (RMP), Military Provost Staff (MPS), the Army’s custodial experts, and the Military Provost Guard Service (MPGS). Her appointment to this position was announced in August 2018 (Twitter, 2018).… Read More