The S&T procurement horizon is examined through two prisms – in the US through 2013 TSIS and in Europe through an examination of policy initiatives in France and Austria. Chuck Weirauch and Walter F. Ullrich report.
4K, laser and solid state illumination and 3D stereoscopic technologies are entering commercial and home markets. What is the potential for military simulation? MS&T’s Chuck Weirauch queried experts from four leading projection and visual systems companies.
The US DoD budget anticipates continued spending reductions across the services’ portfolios in FY 2014. At the same time the services are protecting their S&T investments by primarily providing incremental advancements and modernization of legacy systems and equipment, yet still funding several new programs. Group Editor Marty Kauchak reports.
Transformation and reequipping the Brazilian armed forces, following the publication of the National Defense Strategy in 2008, has led to the rationalization of the training process and encouraged the use of simulators in training the military. Colonel Paulo Eduardo and Lieutenant Colonel Sérgio Simas Lopes Peres describe the situation.