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.

Single copy: €5.90 (+ shipping)

Subscription rates (print):

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.

Download ESD Spotlight, issue 33 (Eurosatory Special) here!

Download ESD Spotlight, issue 34 (Eurosatory Special 2) here!

Download ESD Spotlight, issue 35 here!

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Download ESD Spotlight, issue 37 here!

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Current Issue

Contents of issue 3/2016 include:

  • NATO's Warsaw Summit (Klaus Olshausen)
  • Ireland's White Paper on Defence 2015 (Conrad Waters)
  • The Iran Nuclear Deal (Sven-Eric Fikenscher and Jonas Schneider)
  • Proliferation of WMD and Defending Against CBRN Threats (Wolfgang Rudischhauser)
  • Critical Trends in NATO Battlefield Intelligence (Koen Gjisbers and Matt Roper)
  • Understanding Data and Buying Capability (Interview with Terry Halvorsen, Chief Information Officer, US Department of Defence)
  • Utility Helicopters - Pickup Trucks of the Sky (Doug Richardson)
  • Big Guns for Dangerous Times (Tim Guest)
  • Spies in the Sky (Doug Richardson)
  • European Naval Aviation (Conrad Waters)
  • Class F-110 New Generation Frigates for the Spanish Navy (Nuria Fernández)
  • ROTTERDAM Class LPD (Jaime Karremann)
  • Robust Smart Devices for Military Clients (Dorothee Frank)
  • Unmanned Maritime Systems for Naval Applications (Bob Nugent)


Preview Issue 4/2016

Contents of issue 4/2016 (August) will include:

  • Country Focus: Poland
  • Warsaw NATO Summit
  • Ukraine and Europe
  • ATGW Market Survey
  • Turnet Systems for Armoured Vehicles
  • Protected Logistical Vehicles
  • 8x8 Market Survey
  • Type 26 Frigates for the Royal Navy
  • Propulsion Systems for Naval Surface Ships
  • Air & Missile Defence Alternatives
  • Pan-Continental Defence and Security Requirements in Africa
  • CBRN Detection and Decontamination
  • Air-to-Air-Missiles
  • Helicopter Propulsion

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