European Security & Defence

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Contents of this issue: 

  • Frontex – Tasks and Requirements (Giulia Tilenni)
  • A Complex Constellation of Power. Relations between Russia, China and Japan in the Asia-Pacific Region (Eugene Kogan)
  • “We are Europeans, so we trust ourselves.” Interview with Artis Pabriks, Defence Minister, Latvia
  • The European Defence Fund (Andreea Stoian Karadeli)
  • NATO Looks at More Collaboration (Alan Warnes)
  • “We must remain ready to share responsibility with our allies.” Interview with Rear Admiral Torben Mikkelsen, Chief of Naval Staff, Royal Danish Navy
  • NATO Air-to-Air Refuelling (Alan Warnes)
  • Cooperative Support for Night Vision and Optoelectronics Equipment (Thomas Willmann)
  • Slovak Air Force Modernisation (Alan Warnes)
  • Promoting International Joint Development and Production. Interview with Lieutenant General Shibata Shoichi, Director General of Ground Systems at ATLA in Tokyo
  • Police and Paramilitary Forces in France (Joris Verbeurgt=
  • Northern Innovation for the 6th Generation (Georg Mader)
  • “Sweden is an ideal partner.” Interview with Stuart Andrew, then Minister for Defence Procurement at the UK MoD, meanwhile Government Whip
  • “For us it is not about TEMPEST.” Interview with Peter Hultqvist, Sweden’s Minister of Defence
  • “You can’t have prosperity without security.” Interview with Charles Woodburn, CEO BAE SYSTEMS
  • “So we have to evolve, too.” Interview with Marcus Wallenberg, Chairman of SAAB AB
  • UK and Italy to Partner for TEMPEST (Luca Peruzzi)
  • Spain Needs New Trainer Aircraft (Esteban Villarejo)
  • Containers for a Multitude of Applications (Gerhard Heiming)
  • Training and Simulation Update (William Carter)
  • CBRN Training and Simulation (Dan Kaszeta)
  • Protecting Critical Infrastructure (Tim Guest)
  • Geoinformation: Demands and Developments (Giulia Tilenni)
  • Lead Free Ammunition: Technical and Tactical Advantages (Thomas Nielsen)
  • Italy to Strengthen its Amphibious Power Projection Capabilities (Luca Peruzzi)
  • Unmanned Surface Vehicles – an Emerging Resource. USVs in the Republic of Singapore Navy (Guy Toremans)
  • German Naval Shipbuilding in the European Context (Dieter Hanel)
  • “The chemical defence standards defined in the NATO triptych are outdated.” Interview with Eric Damiens, Vice-President Marketing & Sales, Proengin
  • Partner of NATO – Heckler & Koch Turns 70 (Jan-P. Weisswange)
  • “The law enforcement market is very important to us.” Interview with Tanja Paeske, Member of the Executive Board, ACS
  • 19th NATO Days in Ostrava (Micha? Jarocki)
  • “We can train any small arms.” Interview with Johnathan Ayala, Virtual Systems Sales Manager, and Jon Read, Director Live Fire Sales & Programs, Meggitt Training Systems
  • Russia’s Military Aviation Industry (Eugene Kogan)
  • “Leverage commercial best practices to help the Government gain efficiency.” Interview with Eric Young, Senior Vice President, OEM Solutions, AAR

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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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