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  • Turkey’s New Role in NATO (Korhan Özkilinc)
  • Cooperation for International Security (Luca Peruzzi)
  • Italy’s Strategic Concept (General Enzo Vecciarelli)
  • “International cooperation in the military procurement sector has always been of crucial importance.” Interview with Lieutenant General Nicolo Falsaperna
  • The Italian Defence Industrial Base (Carlo Festucci)
  • High-End Thermal Imaging Systems (Doug Richardson)
  • Connectors for Harsh Environments (Tim Guest)
  • The Internet of Military Things – Too Much Information? (Thomas Withington)
  • Scopes: Identification, Digitalisation and Range Superiority (Andre Forkert)
  • Hardware Upgrade: The Future of Rugged Devices (Gerrard Cowan)
  • Ground Support Equipment: Often Disregarded, yet of Vital Importance (Florian Lobitz)
  • Unmanned Systems in Support of Future Autonomy (Alex Horobets)
  • Ground-Based Battlefield Laser Applications and Technology (Sidney E. Dean)
  • Satellite Navigation – Is this just Phantasy? (Thomas Withington)
  • CBRN Reconnaissance: Obsolete or Omnipresent? (Dan Kaszeta)
  • The Impact of Secure Tactical Video Transmission (John Antal)
  • “Self-Reliance” and “Self-Respect”: Aero India 2021 (Suman Sharma)
  • Op-Ed: EDGE Group (H.E. Faisal Al Bannai)
  • Outcome-Based Contracting (Peter Janatschek, Joe Spruill, Gustavo Scotti di Uccio)
  • The Dutch Defence Sector on the Way towards a European Defence Market (Ron Nulkes)
  • The Royal Saudi Air Force – Confronting Multi-Dimensional Threats (David Saw)
  • Advances in Naval Mine Countermeasures (Luca Peruzzi)
  • Indian Naval Aviation Considering Major Reforms in 2021 (Suman Sharma)

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