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!
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The creation of the Australian Border Force (ABF) within the Department of Immigration and Border Protection will bring together people, capabilities and systems with a focus on law enforcement in border operations. The ABF will work across all points of entry to Australia helping bring a multitude of roles into a focused, centralised agency. However, the ABF will not include operations across the maritime domain which will remain the responsibility of Border Protection Command, nor will it include the Department’s flagship operation (Operation Sovereign Borders), leaving the ABF without a critical, and very public, element.... Full Article »
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After a 32-year career, the last of the Royal Navy's Invincible Class aircraft carriers decommissions in Portsmouth. Having sailed over 900,000 miles on operations across the globe, including helping with the aftermath of the first Gulf War, HMS Illustrious has been decommissioned at a ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base. Full Article »
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 »
ICS Cyber Security will be hosting a two-day live hacking exercise specifically to enhance participants' knowledge of protecting industrial control systems within a real-time, realistic environment. This not-to-be-missed experience will be hosted by Matt Luallen, president and co-founder of CYBATI. In this 20 minute podcast interview, Matt introduces himself, along with the benefits of attending the exercise. He also explores his own hands-on perspective on the ICS domain as a whole and what the industry needs to know today for better protection tomorrow. Full Podcast »
The European armoured vehicles market is estimated to lead the world in terms of demand in the next 10 years and the region will account for approximately a third of the global requirement. Full Sector Report »
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