Wednesday 02 May
The current security situation in Europe is characterised by tension and mistrust. Russia’s annexation of Crimea and military aggression in eastern Ukraine have led to a climate that many call a new C...
Thursday 26 Apr
NATO has had a certain success with the issue of gender, but there is still much room for improvement. This is the conclusion of FOI’s review of the progress of the military alliance’s gender policy.
Monday 23 Apr
Camouflage is a rapidly-growing research field. FOI is developing modern methods for measuring detectability and is performing computer simulations and studying techniques for material development.
Tuesday 10 Apr
Russia considers that Caucasus is a key area in its relations with the West and the Middle East. Russia’s military presence is high and local conflicts are used to keep the concerned nations in a cons...
Monday 19 Mar
The term threshold often appears in current defence policy documents – although usually without any explanation of what it means. An FOI report investigates what lies behind the concept.
Monday 12 Mar
Knocking out mobile networks, traffic signals, or radio and TV broadcasts are an increasingly common feature of international conflicts. For decades, military electronic warfare has been an effective ...
Tuesday 27 Feb
Few Russian think tanks can be considered to be independent of the state today. Russia also has the explicit policy of conveying a positive image of Russia via think tanks. Think tanks do that differe...
Tuesday 06 Feb
The armed Islamist group, Boko Haram, has been weakened in Nigeria – but it’s too early to discount it. There’s a risk that the group may regain its strength. This is the conclusion of FOI analysts wh...
Monday 04 Dec
FOI, in a study commissioned by the Armed Forces, has investigated the risks involved in so-called virtualized IT systems. Used properly, they present major advantages, but they also require careful r...
Monday 20 Nov
There are several established methods for determining whether water is contaminated. But they are unable to say anything about what is polluting the water. Now, FOI has developed a method that uses DN...