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April 21, 2017 by Defence IQ Press
Ahead of this year's discussions at the Maritime Reconnaissance & Surveillance forum in Rome, Italy (27-28, September 2017), Defence IQ is polling the community to discover its opinions on some of the most pressing questions concerning maritime security and ISR around the world.
April 20, 2017 by Richard de Silva
With the ‘surprise’ announcement of a general election to take place on June 8th, Britain finds itself facing a number of critical decisions at home and abroad that will greatly impact defence. Defence IQ looks at the existing defence policies across the major political parties, including the voting records of its leaders in the House of Commons.
April 18, 2017 by Oliver Austin
Boeing has had to reassure Canadian officials over recent complaints from US Navy pilots over apparent oxygen deprivation and cockpit pressure loss during flights of several F/A-18 Super Hornets.
April 18, 2017 by Victor M. S. Barreira
Turkey’s state-controlled company Aselsan Elektronik Sanayi Ve Ticaret and privately-owned FNSS Savunma Sistemleri is to begin serial production of the KORKUT self-propelled anti-aircraft gun system for the Turkish Armed Forces.
April 17, 2017 by Eugenio Po
With the steel cutting ceremony held at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard in March, Fincantieri has officially begun the construction of the first Multi-purpose Offshore Patrol Ship (Pattugliatore Polivalente d’Altura; PPA) for the Italian Navy.
April 12, 2017 by Martin Cakebread
Martin Cakebread argues that the UK’s defence policy and posture are not fit for purpose in 2017. However, there is the opportunity to review and improve that situation, he says, should the government choose.
April 10, 2017 by Lucy Froggatt
In this second part of our ongoing series dedicated to Countering Violent Extremism, Lucy Froggatt, director of Audience Psychology at Global Influence, explores the importance of communicating with communities through a 'credible voice' and summarises the ways in which these can be supported.Anthropologist Scott Atran (2015) argues that...
April 10, 2017 by Philip Green
In this article we will be exploring the digital tools and social tactics that Islamic radicals employ to entice, recruit, and organise western individuals to take up their cause. Topics that will be covered include the use of the dark web, digital literature, how social media apps are utilised leading to the creation of a 'Virtual Caliphate'.
March 30, 2017 by Valtteri Vuorisalo
In today’s digital age, governments, businesses and citizens are all seeking to create new opportunities and efficiencies through the use of digital technologies. For defence agencies, the secure, fluid and timely flow of data and intelligence is the life-blood of modern military activity.
March 27, 2017 by Defence IQ Press
Defence IQ undertook a survey of its community on the demands and priorities of oceanographic / hydrographic survey vessels as a means for both security and development. The full results are available now.