Asif Anwar

Asif has a career that spans both engineering and marketing roles in the metals, minerals and electronics industries. He has been providing insights and analysis in the advanced electronics markets for over 11 years, covering wireless networks, fiber optic networks, millimeter wave communications, radar, EW and optoelectronic applications.

After over a decade of immersion in the field, Asif is an acknowledged expert and thought leader in the compound semiconductor industry.

Asif’s current focus at Strategy Analytics includes supporting the defense industry across all the different segments, from platform and systems integrators, sub-system suppliers, software vendors and component and semiconductor technology providers. He regularly attends and speaks at external conferences and webinars on topics ranging from AESA radar, satellite communications and COTS sourcing.

He graduated from the University of Teesside, UK in 1993 with a B.Eng Honours degree in Chemical Engineering, before doing Ph.D research on fatty acids.

Asif is a member of the IEEE (including AESS, MTTS and ComSoc) as well as the IChemE.

Strategy Analytics attended the inaugural IQPC Airborne ISR and C2 Battle Management event which took place in February (25 - 27 February) to explore the increasing convergence in recent years between ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) and AEW (Airborne Early Warning)/Command and Control Battle Management (C2BM) mission sets....Full Article »
Strategy Analytics ADS service attended the Directed Energy Systems 2014 event to catch an update on the progress that directed energy systems (DES) are making from laboratory concepts to workable solutions that can form a realistic addition to existing weapon system arsenals....Full Article »
Even though the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) has yet to make its operational debut, the U.S. Navy is already looking to the future after issuing a Request for Information (RfI) for a new fighter. The new aircraft, which could be manned or unmanned, would replace the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler in the 2030s....Full Article »
Tags: RF
Strategy Analytics’ lead defense analyst, Asif Anwar, caught up with 3eTI’s president, Benga Erinle, to discuss a range of issues including how the move towards net-centricity in military operations needs to be balanced with the threats from cyber security, the impact of budgetary constraints on developing a coherent cyber strategy and...Full Article »
Tags: cyber
This article aims to explore microwave applications for radar, communications and EW systems using the AEW&C platform as a representative example of the trends in the defence industry....Full Article »
Tags: AEW