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. From a theoretical point of view, however, both nations ...
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STEALTH technology
The need to hide in the eyes of the enemy has been an important military factor since ancient times. An example is the battle of the Teutoburg forest of ...
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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 took place at the PC Dominioni conference room in ...
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The 1975 Naval Law: the Navy is reborn
The 22 March 1975 the Italian Parliament approved an extraordinary financing of 1.000 billion Lire for the "Construction and modernization of naval vehicles for the Navy ...
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It's time for souvenirs: watch out for the bomb!
With the end of the holidays, is it the case to take home some war souvenirs? Why not?!!! Many think. Those who do, however, run enormous dangers, both from the point ...
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Health CBRN decontamination
Bio-terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, chemical warfare, biological weapons, atomic bombs, are just some of the most common phrases to describe journalistically and in ...
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The Directorate for lighthouses and signaling of the Logistics Command of the Navy: a service for the community
The headlights have always aroused a certain fascination, populating the collective imagination with imposing constructions that dominate the seas, from which powerful shoruses of light depart in ...
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The F-35 DUALE
The 7 last May took place at the Military Airport of Pratica di Mare (RM) a demonstration 1 with the theme "Dual Systemic Use: Innovative use of FA at the service ...
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DUAL USE: the Mandrakata!
Mandrakata: "An ingenious find that allows a difficult situation to be solved" The attentive reader will not have passed ...
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Artificial Intelligence for battlefields and security
More and more often, almost every day, we learn that in some particular sector it has been ...
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Big data: what they are and why we can not do without them
When the new H2009N1 influenza strain was discovered in the 1, the usual procedure of ...
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Lessons learned and strategy: what politicians do not want to see
A few days ago, the Revue de la Défense Nationale (FR) published an article by Colonel François-Règis ...
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The lost opportunities of the Defense: AID - Agenzia Industrie Difesa
The Agenzia Industrie Difesa is a public law body1 which groups together the existing military plants, with ...
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Information manipulation campaigns: when the defense plays the attacker's game
The term "disinformation" today seems to be out of fashion, replaced by the term "fake news" decidedly more fashionable ...
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Artificial Intelligence: a new era for humanity
Humanity has entered a new era of evolution that promises to change our lives, few are left ...
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The Underwater Assaulters: the secret weapon of the Royal Navy in the Second World War
The staff employed in the Regal Navy Assembling Group (first in the 1ᵃ Flottiglia and ...
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The vocation of a European army
French President Macron launched the idea for the creation of a European army. An old idea because, like ...
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Are we talking about missiles? Reflections on a neglected capacity
The subject of missiles in our country has always traveled "under track", yet we have a first class industry ....
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What future for the armored component? Leopard, Merkava, Aries 2 or ...?
As part of the process of renewal of the Italian Armed Forces, the problem of the modernization of the wagon ...
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Tonfa, from agricultural tool to combat stick
It has become quite common now to observe that a number of Western Police forces (but also ...
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