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The Development of International Criminal Jurisdiction Iustitia’s Sword Is Resharpened

Only the legal persecution of criminal acts committed in violent conflicts guarantees a peaceful future. This understanding is not new; it only has gained influence over the past decades.

Information Security in the Austrian Armed Forces

Risks to security by mobile data storage media


Survive Direct Grenade Hits! Reactive Armour and its Development

Reactive armour increases the capability of survival of battle tanks and, thus, their combat effectveness. Older tanks are, therefore, upgradeable at low costs as well.

Military Policy: Lisbon: Power for Europe?

"What Should Soldiers Eat ... ?” Subsistence in the Austrian Armed Forces from the Nutritional Science Point of View

The troop kitchens provide approximately 22,000 persons with up to three meals per day. This makes the Austrian Armed Forces on of the biggest large-scale meals suppliers in the country.

War Photography until World War II

Emergence, development, examples, possibilities, aims, and limits.

The Heimwehr Militia

After World War I the Heimwehren (home defence units), counting over 100,000 members, were the most comprehensive of the rivalling paramilitary formations of the First Republic.

Military Museums: Firepower - the Royal Artillery Museum in Woolwich, London

The Technical Operations Centre. Water, Air and Electricity for the Goldhaube Airspace Surveillance System.

The Technical Operations Centre supplies the core element of the Goldhaube, the Basisraum control centre in St. Johann im Pongau, and ensures the centre’s smooth functioning 24/7.

Focus: 23rd Infantry Batallion (High Mountain)

23rd Infantry Batallion (High Mountain)

The 23rd Infantry Battalion (mountain mobile) is one of the three mountain battalions within the 6th Infantry Brigade of the Austrian Armed Forces and is specialised in operating in high mountain terrain.

The Integrated Mountain Exercise of the 23rd Infantry Battalion

The battalion conducts a one-week exercise with every full contingent of servicemen in the fifth or sixth training week. The aim of this exercise is to preserve the mobility and flexibility skills.

Military Language Trainers for the German Language

In order to improve the language competence of NCO candidates, at least two language trainers for German were assigned to each battalion-sized unit, and at least two more to each brigade-size unit.

The New Light Multirole Vehicle of the Italian Army - Veicolo Tattico Leggero Multiruolo (VTML) "Lince”

This Light Multirole Vehicle (LMV) was developed by IVECO for military tasks, thereby assigning special importance to crew protection.

Psychology: Interprofessional Cooperation of the Human Factor Group in the Joint Forces Command after Accidents and Critical Incidents

"CLEAN CARE 09” - NATO/PfP Forces Train Medical Decontamination in Denmark

The aim of this Partnership for Peace (PfP) exercise was to revise and improve procedures and measures for the care of contaminated and wounded soldiers.

"Never Say Never” (II)

The second and final part of the article "Never Say Never”, which deals with the Sandshak and the Republika Srbska, reflects the central idea of the Balkans expert Tim Judah, who elaborates on further possible attempts at autonomy and state building in South-Eastern Europe.


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