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Contents of the current issue

Content includes:

  • Reflections on Russian Nuclear Strategy and Policy (Stephen Blank)
  • Denmark’s Foreign and Security Policy Strategy (Bo Leimand)
  • China’s Silk Road Strategy in Southeastern Europe (Frank Umbach)
  • US-Turkish Relations in Crisis (Eugene Kogan)
  • The United Arab Emirates – Strategic Context and Defence Planning (David Saw)
  • Ten Years, Ten Nations: The COE CSW – a Decade of Success (Achim Winkler)
  • Anti-Submarine Warfare Systems and Developments (Sidney E. Dean)
  • Battlespace Digitisation: Italy’s Forza NEC Programme (Luca Peruzzi)
  • Self-Propelled Artillery: A Clear and Present Need (Tim Guest)
  • The Case for Biodefence (Dan Kaszeta)
  • Coastal Defence Options (Doug Richardson)
  • Energy Autonomy for Small Tactical Units (Tamir Eshel)
  • Border Security: Trends, Technologies, and Markets (Dan Kaszeta)
  • From D to F: Spain to Upgrade its Fleet of 17 CHINOOK Helicopters (Esteban Villarejo)
  • “There is nothing better than the CHINOOK”. Interview with Juan Carlos Gonzalez Diez, General of the Army Airmobile Forces of the Spanish Army, FAMET
  • Tactical Navigation (Tamir Eshel)
  • Air-Delivered Munitions Become Smaller and Smarter (Doug Richardson)
  • Surface Ship Combat Management Systems (Stefan Nitschke)
  • Mine Warfare: Programmes, Platforms, Vulnerabilities (Bob Nugent)
  • The South African Defence Industry (Helmoed Romer Heitman)
  • EDIC – The Emirates Defense Industries Company at IDEX and Beyond. Interview with Fahad Mohammed Saeed Al Mheiri, Executive Director, Business Development, Emirates Defense Industries Company (EDIC)
  • Amidst Warfighting Exhibitors: The Bahrain Airshow 2018 (Georg Mader)
  • Bren-Tronics Battery Developments: Power with Control. Interview with Sylvain Lhuissier, Vice President International Operations, Bren-Tronics
  • The Latest in Military Training and Simulation (William Carter)

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