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Sea

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The Belgium and Dutch Navies showcase their new Stand-off mine countermeasures concept at Euronaval in Paris, which reduces the risk of human exposure during missions.

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Air

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Israel has asked Washington again for access to the F-35's avionics so it can equip the stealth fighter with advanced, but unspecified Israeli weapon systems.

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Sea

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French Armed Forces minister reiterates commitment to "freedom of navigation" as ambitious ship and submarine building programme for French Navy continues at pace.

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Air

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A truncated deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets orchestrated by India's PM Narendra Modi, has left India's Air Force with a considerable shortfall in its depleting fleet.

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Defence Procurement International
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Highlights from the Summer 2020 issue



10 Defence Spending Enters A New Phase

After a decade of growth, defence budgets could be under threat again as the coronavirus wreaks havoc on government finances.

26 Operating In A Hostile Viral Environment

Covid-19 has highlighted capability and capacity constraints within militaries and the defence industrial base globally, and underscores the need to strengthen the resilience of NATO against the "poor man’s atom bomb."

42 The Great Experiment

As armies globally look to decrease the risks for soldiers in the field and dominate the battlefield with greater firepower, unmanned systems are being tested and experimented with like never before.

84 At The Speed Of Light

Directed Energy Weapons have the ability to engage targets at the speed of light, undetectable to the naked eye. But better understanding of how to acquire, support and safely operate them, is needed.


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Dignitaries from the Brazilian government and defence officially welcome the F-39E Gripen.

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STREAMLIGHT® LAUNCHES PROTAC® 90X USB-Multi-Fuel EDC Light Delivers 1,000 Lumens

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Rheinmetall America and Textron Systems join forces for US Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle programme.

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After two years of development, MBDA commercially launches its next generation air defence system.

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Finland and Latvia move forward with plans for common armoured vehicle platform.

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Schiebel Pacific ramps up operations as Australia's land and sea tactical UAS programmes enter next phase.

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16 - 18 February 2021  (Riyadh)

IDEX 2021

IDEX is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and is organised by the Capital Events in association and with the full support of the UAE Armed Forces.

21 - 25 February 2021  (ABU Dhabi)

NAVDEX 2021

In 2021, the region’s leading naval defence and maritime security exhibition (NAVDEX) will return to Abu Dhabi and will have the prestigious honour of the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and organized by IDEX LLC (an ADNEC Group Company) in association with the UAE Armed Forces GHQ.

21 - 25 February 2021  (Abu Dhabi)

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FUTURE FORCES Exhibition is a highly recognised international event in defence & security field organised biennially in Prague and officially supported by the Czech Ministry of Defence

28 - 30 April 2021  (Prague)

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IDEF'21, 15th International Defence Industry Fair, which was held under the auspices and support of the Ministery of National Defence in response of Turkish Armed Forces Foundation (TAFF), was realized by the cooperation of Tüyap Fairs and Exhibitions Organization Inc. between May 25-28, 2021.

25 - 28 May 2021  (Istanbul)