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Brazil vs. Peru: Comparing Amazon protection efforts

Contributor: Richard de Silva
Posted: 9/7/2015

Brazil vs. Peru: Comparing Amazon protection efforts - Richard de Silva

Brazil and Peru are both embarking on major Amazon surveillance and protection programmes, involving systems and subsystems that will eventually begin to integrate on a national and cross-border basis. With billions of dollars being spent over the coming years on assets ranging from satellites to UAVs, download this article below to examine how SISFRON, SisGAAz, SIVAM/SIPAM, SIVAN-PERU, and other projects are being merged and managed, with first-hand commentary from several of the programme managers... Full Article »


Captain Chuck Gunzel on future offshore priorities -

Captain Charles “Chuck” Gunzel of the US Office of Naval Research (ONR) updates us on the need for US offshore patrol vessels to remain flexible, modular and interoperable. He discusses the emphasis on open architecture and testing, and explains the ongoing and future priorities for cost-effective platforms. Full Video »


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 »


Naval Procurement in Asia-Pacific: Trends, Budgets and Requirements

The proliferation and volume of threats in South East Asian waters is becoming ever more diverse. Border control with illegal immigration, the smuggling of illicit goods and arms, piracy, kidnapping for ransom, human trafficking, the drugs trade and illegal fishing are all pressing concerns for governments and maritime organisations in the region. Full Sector Report »


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