EU drafts tighter regulation of online disinformation
01 June 2021
by Brooks Tigner
Attempting to address advertising models that reward disinformation, the European Union is revising its policy on social media, online platforms, and other digital entities. A new European Commission (EC) draft guidance policy (COM 2021/262), unveiled on 26 May, aims to widen the scope and reporting obligations of the union’s 2018 self-regulatory Code of Practice on Disinformation, and is set for legislative approval by autumn 2021 and enactment in early 2022.
A 41 tonne Boxer without a mission module mastered a 1 m vertical step during trials in December 2021. (Artec)
Rheinmetall Landsysteme-Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) joint venture Artec conducted trials in December 2021 with a Boxer armoured vehicle weighing 41 tonnes, Janes learned at the International Armoured Vehicles (IAV) 2022 conference being held in London on 24–27 January.
IAV 2022: Dragón IFV spearheads Spain's Army 35 transformation programme
27 January 2022
by Nicholas Fiorenza
The first seven Dragón IFVs will be delivered in 2022. (Spanish MoD)
Janes learned details of Spain's Dragón infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) programme at the International Armoured Vehicles (IAV) conference held in London from 24 to 27 January. The IFV was described as the spearhead of Spain's Army 35 and as the most representative of that transformation programme.
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