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As new figures emerge from the Stockholm International Peace Research (SIPRI) this month, one of the most noticeable contrasts shows that while total global military spending dipped last year for the first time in fifteen years, defence spending in Latin America bucke...
Conventional Air-Defence, as has been utilised for the last 50 – 60 years, is changing; the new concept brings together all aspects of air- defence including anti-satellite (also known as anti-space), anti-ballistic missile, anti-air (long-range), anti-air (medium-ran...
With the increasing number of (ballistic) missile-equipped nations and growing geopolitical uncertainty in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region in particular, Air and Missile Defence programmes and requirements are understandably evolving at a rap...
Modern armed forces are facing a spectrum of new security challenges. The emergence of asymmetric conflict and the risk of potential terrorist attacks anywhere in the world pose new requirements for equipment, technology and logistics of armed forces, while demands...
UK GBAD Commander on Olympics defence and security
Air and missile defence programmes and requirements continue to evolve at a rapid pace. The threats posed by Russia in Europe have prompted increased ballistic missile defence initiatives in the region.Eastern European states are faced with a variety of airborne challen...
Colonel Fabian Ochsner recently discussed and addressed some challenging questions on the past, the present and the future of the air and missile defence domain with Defence IQ. Here's a transcript of what he had to say... How much has the air and missile defence fi...
According to a new study, there may be a need for investment in a "more offensive" surface warfare strategy, given the evolving global threat environment and the spectrum of utility for systems such as long-range missiles, directed energy and electromagnetic rail guns...
Source: ELN A study by London-based think tank the European Leadership Network has revealed Russia’s increasingly aggressive military activity in Europe as tension in the region continues to mount.
In a bid to bolster its air and missile defences, Indonesia is acquiring the Forceshield integrated system of vehicle-mounted missiles and radars from Thales in a deal worth over £100 million. Five Indonesian Army batteries will be supplied with Starstreak missiles,...
Bill Hagestad, consultant, speaker and expert on Chinese information warfare
In one of the most significant European missile defence developments in recent years, the Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defence facility at the Deveselu facility in Romania was declared operational on 12 May.
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