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Swedish Navy's stealth corvettes HMS Visby and HMS Helsingborg
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Camouflage: You Ain’t Screen Nothin’ Yet

2 Oct 2014 Security Watch

What if a warship could sail right through an enemy fleet by simulating the appearance of a merchant vessel? Given the increasing sophistication of common digital electronic display technologies, James Drennan thinks the idea is no longer as far-fetched as it once seemed. More on «Camouflage: You Ain’t Screen Nothin’ Yet»


Hazmat Suit, courtesy of Globalpanorama
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How to Make the ‘Ebola Bomb’ and Why You Should Stop Worrying about Bioterrorism

2 Oct 2014 Security Watch

What are the potential dangers of terrorists unleashing an Ebola-based biological attack? Sandra Ivanov isn’t particularly worried. The overall effectiveness of bio weapons has never been clearly demonstrated and the casualties from past attacks have been kept to a minimum. More on «How to Make the ‘Ebola Bomb’ and Why You Should Stop Worrying about Bioterrorism»


Airbus A400
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The Juncker Commission and Europe’s Defence Industry

1 Oct 2014 Security Watch

How might J C Juncker’s shake up of the European Commission’s internal market and industry portfolios impact Europe’s defense-industrial policies? Daniel Fiott thinks it might help resolve a still open question – where does the continent’s defense sector fit in with the Commission’s vision of ‘being bigger and more ambitious on big things’? More on «The Juncker Commission and Europe’s Defence Industry»