The Counter Mini / Micro Remotely Piloted Aircraft Center of Excellence
The best definition of intelligence is "ability to adapt" to changes, contexts, unforeseen novelties. This quality, despite some nice "Italianness", ...
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Direct Energy Weapons, DEW (part 3/3): considerations on systems and prospects for use
In previous articles we have presented the principles of possible DEW systems and we have dwelt on illustrating and analyzing the operating principles, listing the ...
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Direct Energy Weapons, DEW (part 2/3): laser and microwave weapon systems
Considering the possible types of direct energy weapons and analyzing the experiments that have taken place in the world, it clearly emerges that the two most ...
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Direct Energy Weapons, DEW (part 1/3): introduction and classification
Star Wars, the famous film series originally directed by George Lucas, has millions of fans around the world. Many of the sequences that everyone remembers describe long and ...
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White flag
The dramatic images of these hours coming from Afghanistan summarize, in the most tragic way, not only the failure of a military mission which - although it was ...
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Intelligence and decision making
Legends fueled by the mystery surrounding this type of activity revolve around the world of intelligence. Writers and film producers are well acquainted with the taking ...
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Civilian police forces in international missions
The peace operations, in their various forms, have seen the addition of numerous military personnel belonging to the police corps. The growing importance of this ...
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The military parachute: Like Thunderbolt from the sky ... safely
There is little to say, the paratrooper's license is coveted by every soldier and in every armed force. In fact, it is not absolutely rare to see them shine even on the uniforms of the weapon or ...
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Cesano Infantry School: mortar fire
In our visit, last October, to the Cesano Infantry School we were able to witness a ...
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Karate in its military application
Before addressing what is certainly one of the least known aspects of Karate, it is necessary to remember the ...
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The threat of naval mines in the third millennium, the programs of the Italian Navy
At the dawn of the third millennium, the regional and global geopolitical scenario is characterized by ever greater tensions ...
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Cesano Infantry School: combat training
Guests of Brigadier General Roberto Viglietta, commander of the Cesano Infantry School, based at the ...
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Rotors: the architectures for attack helicopters
Since the Second World War, and in particular since the Vietnam War, the helicopter has proven to be a means ...
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What to do in the event of a terrorist attack
The lockdown is over and everyone moves freely: including terrorists! Unfortunately we cannot let our guard down, ...
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Russian security companies used in Sub-Saharan Africa: mission (im) possible?
Before its dissolution in 1991, the Soviet Union was a key player in sub-Saharan Africa. But all ...
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Sweden's strategy against the pandemic: open primary schools and older people to be protected (second and final part)
Sweden never ceases to amaze. The Nordic country is facing the current crisis with great courage, but also with ...
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The anti-coronavirus strategy explained to the Italians: Online Defense asks, the Ministry answers (first part)
This is the first of two articles with which the Swedish Ministry of Health explains to readers of Defense Online, ...
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NERVA: the nuclear engine for space exploration
In the early 50s the space race of the two great planetary powers, the USA and the USSR, was still in its infancy ...
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STEALTH technology
The need to hide from the eyes of the enemy has been a major military factor since ancient times ....
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Mission Command: a crucial aspect of the Art of Command
On 23 January, the Army Study Center held a round table on the topic of Mission Command. The event has ...
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