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Contents of this issue: 

  • Sea of Troubles. Rivalry over Gas Resources in the Eastern Mediterranean (Stephen Blank)
  • NATO’s Strategy Towards the Black Sea Region (Eugene Kogan)
  • “They called us Russophobes, but unfortunately we were right”. Interview with Raimundas Karoblis, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Lithuania
  • ISIS's Calculated Defeat and the Threat for Europe (Andreea Stoian Karadeli)
  • The Priorities of Poland’s Foreign and Security Policy (Micha? Jarocki)
  • “We truly are stronger together!” Interview with Vice Admiral Lisa M. Franchetti, Commander US 6th Fleet
  • The Flagship of the Royal Australian Navy. Interview with Air Commodore Rick Owen, AM, RAAF, Commander Joint Task Force 661
  • NATO’s EOD Centre of Excellence (Team of Authors)
  • “We procure our equipment from those sources that are most suitable for our military.” Interview with Nenad Miloradovi?, PhD, Acting Assistant Minister for Material Resources, MoD, Republic of Serbia
  • The British Defence Ecosystem. Defence Procurement & Defence Industry Cooperation (David Saw)
  • Italy's New Defence Budget Plan: What Is New? (Luca Peruzzi)
  • The Future of Polish Land Forces and MBT Fleet (Micha? Jarocki)
  • UK Naval Acquisition Programmes (Conrad Waters)
  • German Naval Programmes (Dieter Stockfisch)
  • European Submarine Requirements (Bob Nugent)
  • Reconnaissance at Sea (Jack Richardson)
  • A New Era for ASuW/ASW Airborne Platforms? (Luca Peruzzi)
  • Bridging the Gap with Armoured Vehicle Launched Bridges (Tim Guest)
  • European Armoured Military Truck Programmes (Giulia Tilenni)
  • More Compact, More Versatile, More Effective Man Portable Anti-Tank and Multi-Purpose Weapons (Jan-Phillipp Weisswange)
  • Image Fusion Promises to Maintain the Night Time Combat Edge (Doug Richardson)
  • New Mortars for the Danish Army (Michael Johnsson)
  • Recognising the Importance of Cabling and Connectors (Tim Guest)
  • FNH UK: New Technologies and Capabilities in the UK, for the UK. Interview with Glyn Bottomley, CEO of FNH UK
  • Polish Defence Industry (Eugene Kogan)
  • MSM / ZVS: a 500% Increase in Under Five Years. Interview with Marian Goga, CEO of ZVS Holdings a.s.
  • New Lightweight Radars and IRST from Leonardo (Luca Peruzzi)
  • “We believe in the unmanned turret as the ultimate solution for combat vehicles.” Interview with Maj Gen (ret'd.) Yoav Har-Even, RAFAEL's President and CEO
  • “A Market leader in its class: Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100.” Interview with Neil Hunter, Director of Business Development at Schiebel Corporation
  • Ukraine’s Defence Industry and Partners (Alex Horobets)
  • “FNSS – a renowned defence company.” Interview with Kadir Nail Kurt, General Manager and CEO of FNSS
  • Mastering Mobility (David Saw)

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European Security & Defence

Published in English for global decision makers in politics and armed forces

European Security & Defence (ESD) addresses focal aspects of European security and defence policy, force development and armament for an international audience in more than 100 countries. Contributors include high-level authors from politics, armed forces, public administration and science covering:

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  • International armed forces
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  • Weapon systems and equipment
  • International defence technology
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