Richard
de Silva

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Richard de Silva (BA, MA) is the Editor-in-Chief of DefenceIQ.com and Defence Industry Bulletin, reporting on matters of defence, security and intelligence. He is a regular face at leading trade show events, including Eurosatory, DSEi, Farnborough Air Show and the Counter Terror Expo, and has interviewed some of the world’s most senior military leaders, including Gen Sir Peter Wall (British Army), Gen Mike Hostage (US Air Force), Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn (Director, US DIA), and Vice Admiral Rinaldo Veri (NATO; OUP naval commander).

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Tech companies are seizing opportunities under the UK MoD’s latest drive for intelligent, autonomous solutions....Full Article »
Romania's request to buy the US High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) could see Nato's shield harden in Eastern Europe....Full Article »
Defence science and engineering company QinetiQ has signed a $5.8m contract to lead phase four of the Maritime Autonomous Platform Exploitation (MAPLE) project for the UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl)....Full Article »
Versatile offshore patrol vessels could answer the increasing diversity of threats in the GCC region – but not without multinational cooperation....Full Article »
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Britain’s counter extremism strategy, Prevent, faces tough criticism but coordinators claim that their detractors are misreading the situation....Full Article »
Civil engineers will be more crucial to the Armed Forces than ever in the coming years, says a senior Iraq War Army officer....Full Article »
Southeast Asian navies desperately require blue water data but funding survey vessels is proving a difficult challenge in the current economic climate....Full Article »
New footage has been released of the US Navy's prototype railgun, which launches projectiles at distances of over 100 nautical miles and at speeds exceeding Mach 6....Full Article »
Southeast Asian navies desperately require blue water data but funding survey vessels is proving a difficult challenge in the current economic climate....Full Article »
Fear of removing the man-in-the-loop and embracing AI and automation may be hampering the efficiency of armed forces....Full Article »
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