European Security & Defence

Current issue

Contents of issue 1/2019 include:

  •  Some Actual Signs of Progress: An Update on British Armoured Vehicle Programmes (David Saw)
  • “We offer a capability that has not been seen in Europe before.” Interview with John M. Lazar, Regional Vice President International Programs, Oshkosh Defense
  • US Army Armoured Systems Programmes (Sidney E. Dean)
  • Sustaining Wheeled Mobility (Charles Keyworth)
  • Developments in Armoured Vehicle Track Technology (Tim Guest)
  • Vehicle and Crew Protection (Tamir Eshel)
  • Heavy Armament for Medium and Light Armoured Vehicles (Sidney E. Dean)
  • When Time Counts: Armoured Ambulance Requirements in Europe (Paolo Valpolini)
  • Breaking the Trail: Armoured Engineer Vehicles (David Saw)
  • The Turkish Armoured Vehicles Industry: Current Developments (Korhan Ozkilinc)
  • Special Protected Vehicles (Andre Forkert)
  • “The only way to achieve the goal is through true industrial cooperation.” Interview with Thomas A. Kauffmann, Vice President International Business & Services at GDELS

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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:

  • Security policy
  • International armed forces
  • Armament and procurement
  • Weapon systems and equipment
  • International defence technology
  • Research and technology

ESD's annual programme includes a special issue on „Defence Procurement in Germany“.

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Peter Bossdorf
Deputy Editor-in-Chief: Col. (ret) Henning Bartels
Managing Editor: Stephen Barnard
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Supported by the ES&T editorial team and an international network of correspondents and authors.

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Defence Procurement in Germany

The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support

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  • Agencies

English, July 2018, 60 pages, 5,90 € (plus shipping)



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