Current Issue: September 2023

Contents of this issue:

  • Delivery rather than Perfection: ESD Interviews the UK Minister for Defence Procurement James Cartlidge MP
  • UK Defence Command Paper 2023: Making a Virtue of Necessity (Conrad Waters)
  • How ‘Special’ is this Relationship? The USA and the UK (Dan Kaszeta)
  • Coordinating Naval Programmes in Europe (Guilia Tilenni)
  • The Time for Comprehensive Changes has Come (Dr Nenad Miloradović)
  • Major Procurements Mask Immediate Equipment Concerns for Canada (David Saw)
  • The British Army – Still Searching for a Sense of Direction? (David Saw)
  • Silent Struggle: Accounts from the Frontlines of Ukraine’s Electronic War (Mark Cazalet)
  • Clouds on the Horizon (Thomas Withington)
  • Through the Looking Glass (Tamir Eshel)
  • Future Soldier Systems: Current Programmes (Sidney E. Dean)
  • Preparing Tactical Command Posts for the Next War (John Antal)
  • The Future of Persistent Ground Surveillance (Tamir Eshel)
  • Heavens Above! (Thomas Withington)
  • Decontamination and Returning to Service (Dan Kaszeta)
  • Apache CSP – the UK’s Newest Attack Helicopters (Tim Guest)
  • Next Generation Rotorcraft Capability: NATO’s Joint Helicopter Development Programme (Sidney E. Dean)
  • Global Combat Air Programme: an Update and future perspectives (Guilia Tilenni)
  • Protector RG Mk1: Royal Air Force Gains New MALE UAV (Sidney E. Dean)
  • Upwardly Mobile: VTOL and Tiltrotor Technology Developments (Sidney E. Dean)
  • Sniper Rifles – Scoping the Field (David Saw)
  • Towards a New UK Weapon-Locating Capability (Tim Guest)
  • Sky Sabre: A Landmark in UK GBAD Capability (Doug Richardson)
  • Solving the British Artillery Capability Gap – the Mobile Fires Platform (David Saw)
  • Arquus Proposes Hybrid Tank Engine Upgrade Solutions (David Saw)
  • New Guns, Missiles and Laser Systems for Naval Inner Layer Defence (Luca Peruzzi)
  • Offshore Patrol Vessels: The Swiss Army Knife of Modern Navies (Jean Auran)
  • Staying Ahead of the Game: Type 26 Targets Evolving ASW Challenge (Dr Lee Willett)
  • Type 31/Arrowhead 140 Frigate Programmes: Status Report (Conrad Waters)
  • On Patrol: Poseidon Brings Enhanced MPA Capability (Dr Lee Willett)
  • Mapping Activity Patterns: Using Technology and Information to Secure Seabed Infrastructure (Dr Lee Willett)
  • By Stealth to the Shore (Peter Felstead)
  • Nuclear Options (Tim Guest)

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