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DSEI Connect

08 Mar 2022

ICW... Dr Peter Layton

The ‘Indo-Pacific Century’ is now well underway, with the rise of China and India leading a new era of global prominence for the region. In such a geo-politically unstable environment, Japan and its allies have renewed their commitment to upholding the “rules-based international order” that has underpinned global military and foreign affairs since the Cold War, but is now being challenged by an increasingly assertive China.

The technological arms race is a major development feature with the Fourth Industrial Revolution enabling rapid prototyping and short lifecycles, creating a constantly evolving cutting edge of defence capabilities. From UAVs to Digital Twins, Dr. Layton shares the latest research on regional trends in Grey Zone technology.

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