Wednesday 05 Sep
A great deal of equipment accompanies a battalion when it deploys into the field. Technology such as computers and lighting may interfere with radio communications, however, which by extension risks a...
Tuesday 21 Aug
FOI is instrumental in EU’s efforts to hamper the manufacture of terror bombs.
Monday 23 Jul
When a battalion goes out into battle, it is imperative that its communications equipment works. Otherwise, situations may arise where a unit becomes cut off from other groups. In cooperation with a g...
Thursday 28 Jun
There is a risk that the long-standing war in Yemen will only continue. External actors, such as Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Iran have become involved in the conflict, turning a local ...
Tuesday 19 Jun
Since the 1950s, Europe’s two nuclear powers have had differing points of departure with regard to how their security policies were coupled to nuclear arms. A new FOI study shows that the two countrie...
Monday 28 May
Large radar systems often use so-called group antenna-based radar systems, which are faster and deliver better detection than traditional radar systems. FOI is now evaluating whether these can also be...
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...