de Silva


Richard de Silva (BA, MA) is the Editor-in-Chief of 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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As virtual reality systems become common place in military training programmes, Defence IQ explores why the concept of ‘realism’ in defence differs from the consumer market....Full Article »
Defence IQ speaks with Gulfstream Aerospace to discover exactly how Gulfstream’s ‘flying ICU’ business jets are proving to be the favoured platforms for aeromedical evacuation (medevac)......Full Article »
With pressure growing on tech companies to clamp down on extremist content, governments are finding possible solutions in the artificial intelligence software being used by ad companies....Full Article »
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 »
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 »
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