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Press Releases from Defence IQ (9 total)

International Armoured Vehicles Revamps its Look to Welcome Global Leaders and S …

Defence IQ recently launched its 2012 International Armoured Vehicles programme, featuring a revamped look and new home at the FIVE in Farnborough. These changes are part of the major developments into expanding the event’s reach, as well as increasing the UK’s role hosting the international armoured vehicle community. (www.internationalarmouredvehicles.com) Although International Armoured Vehicles has maintained its traditional stance as a meeting place between military and the major defence

Royal Jordanian Armed Forces to Address Artillery Upgrades and Procurement Proce …

Defence IQ has announced that Lieutenant Colonel Alzubaidi Zaid, Acquisition and Survey Regiment Commander, Royal Jordanian Armed Forces is presenting at the Future Artillery Jordan conference, taking place 21st-23rd November at the Four Seasons Hotel in Amman. Lt. Col Alzubaidi Zaid will discuss the Jordanian Army’s procurement process as the nation upgrades its artillery systems in a way not seen for decades. Jordan, which accounts for a substantial part of the

Maritime Security in the Gulf of Guinea: Nigerian Navy Chief of Staff to Discuss …

London & Hamburg - To address the increased attention on the Gulf of Guinea as an area of concern for piracy and maritime threats, the Nigerian Navy's Chief of Staff, Vice Admiral O. S Ibrahim, will be discussing their strategic plans to increase maritime security at Defence IQ's Offshore Patrol Vessels conference. (offshorepatrolvessels.com) According to the programme, the Vice Admiral will provide an overview of the 5-10 year policy,

What impact will new technologies have on the military helicopter sector?

In the wake of the defence technology exhibition at the Honourable Artillery Company in London last month, the importance of state-of-the-art technology has been at the forefront of discussions within the defence helicopter community. One of the highlights of the exhibition was the Low Visibility Landing (LVL) System, a 3-D helmet display technology which aids helicopter pilots to land in the dusty and sandy (commonly known as "brownout") conditions of

How are Offshore Patrol Vessels Strengthening Maritime Security Across the Asia- …

With Malaysia and Indonesia amongst countries with active requirements for offshore patrol vessels, it is clear that Asia-Pacific maritime security forces regard these platforms as the most cost effective solution to strengthen their operational capabilities against illegal activity in the EEZ, piracy and offshore terrorism. So how are other nations in the Asia-Pacific, such as India, Philippines, Thailand and Sri Lanka, using these patrol boats for effective maritime surveillance and

Director General of Indian Artillery to Join International Artillery Commanders …

Senior officers responsible for the artillery modernisation programme of the Indian Armed Forces will be delivering presentations alongside international artillery commanders at Defence IQ's Future Artillery India conference, taking place 20th-22nd June 2011 at Le Méridien New Delhi, India. As the country's Armed Forces embark upon an estimated US $8 billion upgrade programme, Indian Generals from the Directorate of Artillery, Indian Ministry of Defence and associated laboratories will provide detailed, high-level

Head of Operational Requirements for Italian Army to Discuss VULCANO Precision M …

VULCANO, the latest in an expanding choice of precision ammunition systems being developed for international militaries, will be examined by Lieutenant Colonel Enrico Marinelli, Head of Operational Requirements for the Italian Army, during a session at the upcoming Future Artillery conference, taking place 23rd-25th March 2011 at the Olympia Conference Centre, London. Oto Melara is the company overseeing the VULCANO programme in Italy. According to the company's website, the projectiles have

Cyber Warfare in the Asia Pacific: How Can Asian Militaries Strengthen Capabilit …

August 11, 2010, Malaysia - In modern warfare, cyber security is fast-becoming top priority for militaries around the world as they work to ensure their country is as possibly prepared against a cyber attack that can debilitate their entire infrastructure. However, although focus on strengthening cyber capabilities has increased, the rapid pace of developments in cyber warfare have left many Asian militaries struggling to maintain an edge against this potential

How Will Asian Nations Modernise Armoured Vehicle Fleets?

July 19, 2010, Singapore – As Asian defence forces focus greater attention on land warfare strategies, they are faced with an increasing need to expand, reinforce and upgrade their armoured vehicle fleets to meet growing domestic security needs, reinforce border security and expand support to international missions. So how will nations such as India, Malaysia, the Philippines, Republic of Korea and Thailand modernise their current armoured vehicle fleets in