Post Tagged with: "Armed Forces"

British troops testing for high-tech camouflage

March 21, 2016 6:00 am
British troops testing for high-tech camouflage

Material so advanced it hides soldiers from infra-red and heat-seeking devices. “Dynamic camouflage would allow soldiers and their vehicles to adapt to their surroundings instantly.” Photo / AP British troops have been testing a Harry Potter-style “invisibility cloak” that makes them disappear on the battlefield. During field trials in the […]

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North Korea goes ballistic at sanctions with medium-range launch

March 19, 2016 11:00 am
North Korea goes ballistic at sanctions with medium-range launch

North Korea defied U.N. resolutions by firing a medium-range ballistic missile into the sea. Photo / AP North Korea has fired at least one ballistic missile, which flew about 800km before hitting the sea off its east coast, South Korea’s military says, as the isolated state stepped up its defiance […]

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Canadian Armed Forces perpetuates sexualised military culture that is hostile to women and gay members

May 1, 2015 4:44 am
Canadian Armed Forces perpetuates sexualised military culture that is hostile to women and gay members

  Canadian soldiers with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force. Photo / Getty Images The Canadian Armed Forces perpetuates a sexualised military culture that is hostile to women and gay members, and harassment and assault are often tolerated by senior officers, according to a report released Thursday (local time). The […]

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