The recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have demonstrated the effectiveness of many new technologies. Published on May 30, 2003, this series of special reports looks at the different technologies that were deployed to strengthen intelligence and military capability. The four categories examined are Communications, Security and Data Mining, Supply Chain and Logistics, and Robotics and Automation. Another article considers the history of battle-tested technologies and their subsequent emergence in the world of information technology. Lastly, a look ahead at future soldier equipment and warfare is given.