Which technology trends will shape the future of defence?

No one can predict the future, but it is possible to combine research, industrial expertise, knowledge of the past, and the direction of developing tech to form an educated guess about what is likely to occur in particular situations.

For example, the defence industry: Hexagon has years of experience in this arena and a global network of system integrators and partners who are the forefront of battlefield and command and control operations.

We can analyse all that information — data analysis is one of our specialties — to turn it into a forecast about what future trends, opportunities, and areas of change are most likely to impact defence organisations.

And that’s exactly what we’ve done! We built a list of 10 predictions looking at what’s next in defence, from enhancements to intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) systems to cutting-edge 3D surveillance.

It covers a variety of technologies at different stages of maturity and adoption, but we believe they’ll all be key to the future of defence and mission-planning activities.

Check out the complete white paper to see all 10 technology trends defence agencies and organisations need to be ready for.