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Contents of the current issue

  • Differing Views - EU Defence Ministers´ Meeting in Vienna (Georg Mader)
  • The Geopolitics of Energy - Energy Security in the 21st Century (Joris Verbeurgt)
  • Armenia’s Endangered Revolution (Stephen Blank)
  • Chechnya’s Enigma in the Geopolitical Context (Gayane Novikova)
  • Land Combat System Support at the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) (Jorn Brauer and Robert Elvish)
  • “High Range of Capabilities to Support NATO and the EU” - Interview with Brigadier General Rudolf Maus, Director of Life Cycle Management of the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA)
  • The Evolution of Italian Special Operations Forces (Paolo Valpolini)
  • “A Further Insight” - Interview with Jose Maria Fajardo, Mortar Systems Product Manager at EXPAL
  • At the Frontline of Cyber War (Alex Horobets)
  • Cyberspace Operations - The Pentagon’s Approach (Sidney E. Dean)
  • Amphibious Warfare - Current Programmes on a Global Scale (Jack Richardson)
  • South African National Defence Force Modernisation (Helmoed Romer Heitman)
  • Surviving the Blast - MRAPs and Lessons Learned from the Mine and IED Threat (John Antal)
  • Countering IEDs - New Developments or More of the Same? (Dan Kaszeta)
  • Force Multiplication Options for the Infantry (David Saw)
  • Wave of the Future? - Hybrid and Electric Drive for Armoured Combat Vehicles (Sidney E. Dean)
  • Blue Water Naval Ships (Conrad Waters)
  • Land Attack from the Sea (Luca Peruzzi)
  • Boarding Team Evolution (Stefan Nitschke)
  • Innovation in the Ops Room (Luca Peruzzi)
  • “OCCAR stands ready to take the challenge” - Interview with Major General Arturo Alfonso-Meirino, Director OCCAR-EA
  • Aggregation – a Necessity? - European Naval Industry Initiatives (Giulia Tilenni)
  • Arming the Ukraine (Denys Kolesnyk)
  • Hard Cases for Tough Times (Tim Guest)
  • European SHORAD Systems (Doug Richardson)
  • Seafuture 2018 Exhibition (Luca Peruzzi)

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