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)
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€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 44 here!

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Download ESD Spotlight, issue 49 (IDEX Special No 1) here!

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Current Issue

Contents of issue 2/2017 include:

  • The Arctic as an International Security Problem (Stephen Blank)
  • Belgian Security and Defence Policy (Nicholas Fiorenza)
  • Azerbaijan’s Relations with Russia: Beware of the Bear (Eugene Kogan)
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina – a Failed State or a Prospective EU Candidate? (Igor Tabak)
  • The Brazilian Air Force – Amazonian Roller Coaster (Georg Mader)
  • Protecting the Amazon (Tim Guest)
  • Belgian Modernisation Plans in Cooperation with The Netherlands (Jaime Karremann)
  • The Croatian Armed Forces (Vesna Pintari?)
  • Naval Missile Evolutionary Trends (David Saw)
  • Protecting Naval Vessels - Threats, Concepts and Systems (Bob Nugent)
  • Assault Rifle Developments and Acquisition Programmes in Europe (David Saw)
  • SIG SAUER Awarded US Army Modular Handgun Contract (Sidney E. Dean)
  • TYPHOON Evolves to Meet Future Threats (Doug Richardson)
  • Electronic Scan Transforming Ground Radars (Tamir Eshel)
  • An Overview of Trends and Developments in Decontamination (Dan Kaszeta)
  • Lightening the Loads - Load Carrying Equipment, Clothing and Body Armour (Andrew White)
  • Dutch Naval Industry (Jaime Karremann)
  • “RUAG is currently involved in various tenders of the Brazilian Armed Forces.” - Interview with Lutz Kampmann, Senior Vice President Marketing & Sales, RUAG Defence


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