European Security & Defence

Published in English for global decision makers in politics and armed forces. 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 
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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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 a digital format.

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Contents of the current issue

Regional Focus: The Black Sea

  • Security Developments in the Wider Black Sea Region
  • Bulgarian Armed Forces in the Context of Security Challenges in the Black Sea Region
  • Defence Reform in Ukraine
  • Black Sea Region: Turkish Interests and Strategies
  • Status Report: The Ukrainian Navy
  • The Romanian Air Force
  • Bulgarian Procurement and Arms Exports

Further contents:

  • New Trends or Post-Soviet Heritage?
  • Can CEFTA Be the Lifeboat for Georgia and Ukraine's EU Membership?
  • In Limbo: Russia's Policy in the Nagorniy Karabakh Conflict
  • New Danish Defence Agreement
  • NATO Keeps up its ASW Guard
  • Aspects of Water Management in the Field
  • The Technology Revolution that Drives the Drone Evolution
  • Combat Drones Become a Mainstay in European Armed Forces
  • A New Case for CAS
  • GLOBALEYE – the Endgame for Stealth?
  • Army Helicopter Requirements
  • Sharp Teeth for Attack Helicopters
  • Rotary Wing Simulation and Training
  • Air Force Simulation: An Update
  • Maintainer Training
  • Hybrid Forces for Close Quarter Battle (CQB)
  • European Shipyards: How to Remain Competitive?
  • Modernisation of Heckler & Koch's Production Facilities
  • Modernisation and Protection of Armoured Vehicles

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