European Security & Defence

Published bi-monthly in English for global decision makers in politics and armed forces

Sister journal of the German monthly
Europäische Sicherheit & Technik

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 (Magazine): Stephen Barnard
Managing Editor (Newsletter): Dorothee Frank
Marketing/Advertising: Juergen Hensel
Supported by the ES&T editorial team and an international network of correspondents and authors.

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Annual subscription Germany: €26.70 (+ shipping)
Annual subscription other countries:
€35.60 (shipping inclusive)

ESD Spotlight

From January 2015 the magazine is accompanied by the newsletter ESD Spotlight. ESD Spotlight is published fortnightly, can be subscribed to free of charge and brings you up-to-the minute information and news in the areas of security policy, armament and procurement, and defence industry.

ESD Spotlight is distributed by email in PDF format.

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Current Issue

Contents of issue 4/2016 include:

  • NATO’s Warsaw Summit: Re-Establishing Deterrence, Projecting Stability (Jamie Shea)
  • Poland – a Frontline State? (Thomas Bauer)
  • The Effects of Finland’s Possible NATO Membership - Conclusions of a Recent Assessment (Mats Bergquist, René Nyberg, François Heisbourg and Teija Tiilikainen)
  • Delivering Security in a World of Dynamic Instability (Petr Pavel)
  • The Slovenian Armed Forces - Recent Developments and Future Challenges (Andrej Osterman)
  • “Mind the Gap!” - A Review of Strategic Airlift Programmes and Capabilities in European NATO and EU Nations (Georg Mader)
  • Poland and Defence Modernisation (Miroslav Gy?rösi)
  • Air-to-Air Missile Market Developments (David Saw)
  • Protected Logistic Vehicles (Gerhard Heiming)
  • “I would deploy F-35 anywhere…” - Interview with General Herbert J. Carlisle, Commander US Air Combat Command (ACC)
  • Combat against SAM Systems (Ulrich Rapreger)
  • Nordic Alternative – the SUPER GRIPEN (Georg Mader)
  • Naval Propulsion - Shifting to Hybrid and Integrated Electric Concepts (Luca Peruzzi)
  • Chemical and Biological Sensors - Technology and Market Trends (Dan Kaszeta)
  • South Africa’s Defence Exports (Helmoed Roemer Heitman)
  • Hensoldt Ante Portas - Interview with Thomas Müller, Managing Director, Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security GmbH
  • The Turkish Aviation and Space Industry (Korhan Özkilinc)
  • “The selection decision for a MEADS based TLVS in Germany has received considerable international interest.” - Interview with Siegfried Bücheler, Member of the Board of MBDA Deutschland


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