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MILSPRAY eyes renewable energy and armour composites market as new CEO targets rapid growth

Brian Feser’s vision is to transform MILSPRAY into a $200 million diversified defence firm within the next two years. Learn more in this insightful new interview.

Defence Industry Bulletin: Summer Edition

This new issue of the online magazine is designed for professionals in the commercial security and Defence sector who want to read about the latest market intelligence and industry news. Subscribe Now!

DIB: INDIA’S NEW PLANS FOR BASIC AND INTERMEDIATE JET TRAINERS

India looks afar for jet trainers as doors open to foreign OEMs. Oliver Austin reports. Read the full article in the Defence Industry Bulletin. Subscribe Now!

DIB: NAVAL COMBATANT TENDERS FOR US & TURKEY

Turkey draws up RfP for Fast Attack Craft and ‘Science of learning’ investment proving sound result for U.S. Navy. Read the full articles now in the Defence Industry Bulletin. Subscribe Now!

DIB: AFGHANISTAN LAND VEHICLES ACQUISITION PLANS AV

Victor M.S. Barreira reports. Afghanistan inducts last MSFVs, seeks more. Read the full article in the Defence Industry Bulletin. Subscribe Now!

DIB: EUROSATORY & DVD 2014

We. present key findings from Eurosatory and offer insight into the UK’s latest armoured vehicle programme updates, as showcased in Milbrook. Read the full article in the Defence Industry Bulletin. Subscribe Now!

DIB BRIEFING ROOM: AUSTRIAN AIR CHIEF LAMBASTS EQUIPMENT GAPS

Brigadier General Karl Gruber, Chief of the Air Staff of the Austrian Armed Forces, lambasts the decision to restrict Austria’s defence budget despite an urgent need to modernise. Read the full article in the Defence Industry Bulletin. Subscribe Now!

DIB BRIEFING ROOM: JANKEL CHAIRMAN REVEALS SECRETS TO SUCCESS

Andrew Jankel, chairman of armoured vehicle specialist Jankel, talks to DIB about how the firm is surviving in the current climate and what he thinks the future holds. Read the full article in the Defence Industry Bulletin. Subscribe Now!

Top 10 biggest defence companies in the world

Who are the largest defence contractors? Where are they based? What are the key sectors they focus on? We have compiled a list of the top 10 biggest defence companies in the world based on the most recently available financial and corporate data.


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How the IED threat differs regionally around the world - Defence IQ Press

Why does the Asian market put less emphasis on the protection component of armoured vehicles and give more credence to a wider range of attributes than other regions do?... Full Article »

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BAE Systems and Patria team for Australia's Land 400 combat vehicle programme

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Posted: 9/22/2014


BAE Systems and Patria team for Australia's Land 400 combat vehicle programme - Defence IQ Press

BAE Systems and Patria have announced a partnership for Australia’s Land 400 – Land Combat Vehicle System (LCVS) – programme. The team plan to use Patria’s 8x8 Armoured Modular Vehicle (AMV) with BAE as the prime contractor. Full Article »

Exclusive interview with Commander of the French Army

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Posted: 6/20/2013


Exclusive interview with Commander of the French Army

In this exclusive interview, Lt Gen Bertrand Clément-Bollée, commander of the French Army, outlines the future direction of his armoured vehicle fleet. He also emphasises the importance of ensuring that any technical advancements be delivered only if there is tactical advantage while also underscoring the fact that any force structure must remain adaptable to meet all possible demands. Full Video »

Introducing Ireland's Samuel Beckett-class: Rear Admiral Mark Mellett

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Posted: 9/3/2014


Introducing Ireland's Samuel Beckett-class: Rear Admiral Mark Mellett

With this year's event being held in Dublin, Rear Admiral Mark Mellett of the Irish Defence Forces (and the conference chairman), explains to Defence IQ the reasoning behind the introduction of the new Samuel Beckett-class OPVs in this new podcast. He also discusses the construction of the vessel with an eye towards climate change, cost-efficiency in a complex maritime environment, meeting emerging threats, and reveals his key to working effectively with industry partners and shipyards. Full Podcast »

Mine Counter Measures Market Report 2014

Posted: 9/3/2014

Mine Counter Measures Market Report 2014

The Sea Mine continues to be a perennial threat to modern navies, from relatively crude moored and drifting contact mines to increasingly sophisticated influence mines. It is estimated that more than 60 countries, possess over a million naval mines. Since the end of World War II, naval mines have severely damaged or sunk nearly four times as many U.S. Navy ships (15) as all other means of attack combined (4). Full Sector Report »


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