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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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 25 here!

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Current Issue

Contents of issue 2/2016 include:

  • Europe and NATO (Ton van Loon)
  • The Obama Legacy and Beyond (Sidney E. Dean)
  • Back on Track - Swedish Security Alignment (Thomas Bauer)
  • Swedish Defence in a Changing Security Environment (Micael Bydén)
  • The Slovak Armed Forces and New Dynamics in Global Security (Milan Maxim)
  • Military Training - Shifting Priorities (Trevor Nash)
  • Defence Programmes and Requirements in the Gulf (David Saw)
  • TIGER Combat Helicopter - Multinational Capability Enhancement (Markus Lönnig)
  • Short and Very Short Range Air Defence (Doug Richardson)
  • PIRANHA 5 - The New 8x8 Armoured Vehicle for the Spanish Army (Nuria Fernández)
  • Submarine Weapons and Sensors - Trends and Developments (Bob Nugent)
  • Combat Aircraft in Europe (David Saw)


Preview Issue 2/2016

Contents of issue 3/2016 (June) will include:

  • Country Focus: Israel
  • NATO's Warsaw Summit - Prospects of the Alliance
  • Irish Defence White Paper
  • Battlefield Intelligence
  • Tactical Mobility
  • Field Artillery/Joint Fires
  • Eurofighter TYPHOON Capability Review
  • Airborne Surveillance
  • Airborne Precision Weapons
  • Strategic Airlift
  • LIFT and Light Combat Aircraft Review
  • Helicopter Propulsion Systems
  • Class F110 Frigates for the Spanish Navy
  • Naval Aviation
  • Proliferation of WMD and Defending Against CBRN Threats
  • Supplement: SSM - Defence Procurement in Turkey

Bonus distribution at Eurosatory, NITEC 16, Balt Military Expo, Farnborough International Airshow, CBW Protection Symposium, MAST Europe 2016, Close Combat Symposium

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