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Contributor: Richard de Silva
Posted: 04/29/2016
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Captain (N) Vincenzo Milano, director of the NATO Modelling and Simulation Centre of Excellence (M&S COE), believes integration of techniques, doctrine and technology are important, but warns that there are dangers in trying to fit everything into the same rule book. Ahead of the event, Defence IQ caught up with him ahead of the Naval Training & Simulation conference to understand the efforts being made at the CoE to enhance the next generation of military operators. Full Article »
Posted: 06/17/2012
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.

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Posted: 09/02/2014
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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 Full Podcast »
Contributor: Defence IQ Press
Posted: 04/27/2016
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Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) are the fastest growing segment of the Naval Vessels Market. At least 36 countries are known to have a total of 167 OPVs on order and 28 countries have plans for up to another 239 at a total value of over $60 billion. The total number of OPVs on order has increased by 23% in the last year, although the number planned has decreased by 13% as plans have transferred to orders. Full Sector Report »