This article is based on a survey of 114 professionals in the maritime surveillance domain. Target growth regions According to a recent survey of Defence IQ readers on the future of maritime surveillance, the Indian market represents the greatest potential for gro...
The world market for Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Systems is estimated at a value of  $50 billion over the next 10 years. This includes Maritime Patrol Aircraft, Maritime UAVs and Airborne ASW Sensors.
With an estimated $50 billion to be spent on maritime patrol aircraft, maritime unmanned aerial vehicles, airborne anti-submarine warfare sensors and communication suites over the next 10 years, the annual Maritime Reconnaissance & Surveillance conference has been s...
The Royal Navy has invested in its unmanned maritime surveillance capabilities after announcing a £30 million deal for Boeing’s ScanEagle.
Defence IQ recently attended a conference in London hosted by Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP), a project undertaken by the One Earth Future Foundation in an effort to mobilise action against global maritime piracy with the input of stakeholders, government and militaries,...
A new market research report released by Reportlinker indicates that the global unmanned aerial vehicles market is set to reach $8.35 billion by 2018. The "Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Market (2013 - 2018)" report cited a compound annual growth rate of 3.3 per cent...
The maritime domain is concerned about a lack of effective data-sharing systems, according to Defence IQ survey results. Ahead of the annual Maritime Reconnaissance & Surveillance conference, the study found out where the urgencies lie, and how investment is likely...
10 years of the US Coast Guard's HC-130J Defence IQ continues its coverage of US maritime patrol developments with this audio programme featuring insight from Lt. Cdr. Ian Bastek. As the US Coast Guard's HC-130J Platform Manager, Bastek tells us how the aircraft has...
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The Royal Navy's first ever remotely-piloted air system takes flight. Just 7 months after the Ministry of Defence ordered the system from Boeing Defence UK, footage has been released showing ScanEagle taking flight from HMS Somerset in the Gulf. The system, which ca...
A recent number of add-on pod systems for coalition strike air platforms in Afghan and Iraqi theatres has added recon capability to aircraft not typically employed as reconnaissance platforms. This has proved necessary to overcome operational requirements in Afghanist...
The newest and most innovative infantry equipment often lands in the hands of the Special Forces first. While demands are often not vastly different to regular services primarily the need to reduce weight, size, power burden and cost there are a few specific technolog...