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Defence IQ is an authoritative news source for high quality and exclusive commentary and analysis on global defence and military-related topics. Since being created in 2009, Defence IQ's online community and military forum has rapidly grown to over 92,000 defence professionals. Sourcing interviews and insights directly from senior military and industry professionals on air defence
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Countering violent extremism: The case for active change

Mon, 14/03/2016 - 05:00
Recently, Defence IQ published a feature on the importance of positive counter-messaging when it comes to combating extremist attitudes online. Further to the issues at hand, w
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Estonia's Spy Chief warns of possible Russian attacks

Fri, 11/03/2016 - 06:00
Mikk Marran, Director General of Estonia's spy agency Teabeamet, the equivalent of Britain's MI6, warns in the organisation's first ever Annual Report, released on 9 March, of new risks of attacks in the region and conflict with Russia. The greatest dang
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A Brief History of Daesh Media Propaganda

Wed, 09/03/2016 - 06:00
Daesh media propaganda has been, to quote FBI Director James Comey, “unusually slick”, seeing operation in over 20 languages, seizing on digital engagement lessons from commercial and government lessons, and remaining persistent with their output. Realms of engagement –
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Artillery Challenges: From East to West

Wed, 09/03/2016 - 06:00
Last year, Future Artillery welcomed over 180 delegates from more than 25 nations. Among them were representatives from as far a field as the contested South Pacific to the tense borders of Eastern Europe. Defence IQ caught up with two of the nations in attendance - New Zealand and th
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The Future of Artillery: Industry Perspectives

Wed, 09/03/2016 - 06:00
Defence IQ ’s Future Artillery conference will be taking place (May 23-25) in association with the Royal Artillery, who celebrate their 300th anniversary this year. As always, it will host many of the world’s major artillery solution providers. Ahead of the
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Royal Engineer Officer to run London Marathon in full body armour in aid of Combat Stress

Tue, 08/03/2016 - 06:00
After chairing Defence IQ’s International Military Engineering conference last we
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NATO and EU concerns escalate over Russian information warfare and propaganda operations

Tue, 08/03/2016 - 06:00
The author Bruce Jones has carried out policy assessments as an adviser for the NATO Secretary General’s Office, Downing Street, US groups and UK and other MOD/DODs on emerging threats, future security architectures and inte
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Expanding military budget prompts Philippines defence procurement event

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 06:00
Upcoming presidential elections in Philippines and a 9.2% increase in the country's defence budget sees National Coast Watch Council Secretariat, Office Of The President partnering with IQPC Asia to host the inaugural Maritime Security & Coastal Surveillance Philippines in
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“Huge potential” for industry ahead of Danish study on Arctic priorities and future requirements

Tue, 01/03/2016 - 06:00
Image: forsvaret.dk Lars Hedemark has recently been appointed Head of t
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The challenges of mass SAR operations…and importance of international collaboration

Thu, 25/02/2016 - 06:00
The acute migration crisis in the Mediterranean Sea has brought the issue of search and rescue (SAR) – both military and civilian – starkly to the fore over the last 12 months. More investment is needed in platforms, equipment, personnel, and training. But more than that, t
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General Dynamics Land Systems displays MIV demonstrator in UK

Thu, 25/02/2016 - 06:00
The LAV Demonstrator 8x8 combat vehicle was displayed at IAV 2016 with remote weapon station for small caliber m
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NATO conducting its second submarine exercise in six months

Wed, 24/02/2016 - 06:00
The NATO Allied Maritime Command based began the submarine warfare training exercise Dynamic Manta 2016 (DYMA 16) off the Sicilian coast in Italy on 22 February. The submarines, surface vessels, aircraft and personnel from eight NATO nations are converging on the central Mediterranean
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Raytheon in as prime to offer T-100 for USAF's next-generation T-X trainer

Wed, 24/02/2016 - 06:00
Raytheon has joined the team of Finmeccanica, Honeywell Aerospace and CAE to offer the T-100 as the next-generation training solution for the U.S. Air Force's Advanced Pilot Training competition, known as the T-X program. The company is stepping into the prime c
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"Imagine the possibilities" for additive manufacturing, says US logistics chief

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 06:00
Additive manufacturing allows engineers to create complex geometries out of polymers, metals, and composites that are not possible through traditional manufactur
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French Nexter Systems promoted its VBCI-2 combat vehicle at IAVs 2016

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 06:00
Image: Victor M.S. Barreira French defence contractor Ne
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Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace, Defence, and Space: Trends and Analysis Report 2016

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 06:00
Additive manufacturing (AM) has the potential to transform military supply chains and profoundly change the dynamics of the aerospace and defence industry. Despite being around since the 1980s, the technology is rapidly developing into a commercially viable alternative to traditional m
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IAV 2016 Showcase: Tufcoat & Transhield

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 06:00
Barry Kirkham, Marketing & Brand Manager at Tufcoat speaks to Defence IQ at the International Armoured Vehicl
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IAV 2016 Showcase: Kent Periscopes

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 06:00
John Oliver, Managing Director, Kent Periscopes speaks to Defence IQ at the International Armoured Vehicles event
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IAV 2016 Showcase: Prox Dynamics

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 06:00
Jarl Eirik Straume, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Prox Dynamics speaks to Defence IQ at the International
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IAV 2016 Showcase: Tyron

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 06:00
Richard Glazebrook, Managing Director, Tyron speaks to Defence IQ at the International Armoured Vehicles event in
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