It was this creative approach which led the UK to adopt commercial games for military-decision-support use, and Dstl
has now placed a contract with a British video games firm.
will test satellite operation software and training civilian and military personnel before the ground control system begins tasking satellites towards the end of 2019.
said: "All animal research is for defensive purposes only."
Presenting on the ICARUS & MEDUSA programmes is Mr Richard Hooper, Principle Vetronics Engineer, DSTL
, UK MoD who will present a briefing on "Situational Awareness - A Survivability Perspective."
has seen its income decline by more than 10 per cent since the Tories came to power in 2015.
According to DSTL
programme manager Duncan Stewart, the concept will provide an opportunity for suppliers to contribute towards what the soldier could look like in the future including developing the next generation of weaponry and supporting the integration of person worn power and data.
"There is a strange dichotomy here," admits Jonathan Lyle, chief executive of DSTL
. "On one level we are a top-secret laboratory--a lot of what we do here is very highly classified and we can't talk about it.
Professor Peter Brown of DSTL
explained that the use of ceramics in body armour and armoured vehicles has been around for decades.
is fully open about its work and seeks to publish the results wherever possible in open peer-reviewed literature," the company said.
The UK has therefore agreed to provide training to Iraqi personnel at Dstl
's site in Porton Down - a world-leading centre of excellence for chemical defence, the MoD went on.
The UK has therefore agreed to provide training to Iraqi personnel at DSTL
's site in Porton Down -- a world-leading centre of excellence for chemical defence.