25 - 27 September, 2018 | Sheraton Parco de' Medici Rome Hotel, Rome, Italy

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Maritime ISR Agenda

Domain Awareness & Decision Advantage, from the Seabed to SpaceThe Maritime ISR Global Conference will delve into:Sensor Fusion & Multi-Domain Decision-MakingThe Operationalisation of Space and the Commercial Space Technologies< ...

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OCEAN2020: Insights into the future development & acquisition of Europe's maritime ISR capabilities

The brand-new OCEAN2020 project is aimed at building up a Recognised Maritime Picture to secure maritime dominance and is led by Leonardo. Its 15 member European countries will focus on integrating data and unmanned systems in existing fleets. Ahead of Maritime ISR Global 2018, Defence IQ had the ...

Maritime ISR Global Summit Trailer Video 2018

This short trailer gives you everything you need to know about the upcoming Maritime ISR Global 2018 conference. In less than two minutes you'll have know exactly what to expect!

Connecting the dots: Maritime ISR from the seabed to space

The current operating environment for naval forces is complex, cluttered and multi-layered across subsurface, surface, air, space and cyber/EMS. Reaching maritime domain awareness and achieving decision-making superiority is reliant on the timely collection of data and integration of various ISR ...

Maritime Patrol Aircraft: Key programmes & requirements 2017

The maritime domain plays host to some of the greatest threats to international security. Operators of manned and unmanned airborne platforms designed to fulfill maritime tasks must meet the challenge of delivering accurate surveillance to support global security at sea, no matter the challenge at h ...

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Timeline: 100 Years of Italian Naval Aviation

Check out the infographic in celebration of a century of the service's air capability of Italian Navy. View this visual timeline to trace the major landmarks in its history as Italy plans a future of unmanned systems, advanced helicopter platforms, a new fleet of carriers and the arrival of the...

Interview: 10 years of the US Coast Guard's HC-130J

Defence IQ continues its coverage of US maritime patrol developments with this audio programme featuring insight from Lt. Cdr. Ian Bastek. As the US Coast Guard's HC-130J Platform Manager, Bastek tells us how the aircraft has been enhanced since its introduction to the USCG a decade ago and what he...

Long-range Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA)

The focus of this paper, compiled by Squadron Leader Tim Croydon, Staff Officer Maritime, RAF, is to evaluate the necessity of long-range Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) in UK Defence following its removal in the 2010 Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR). It is now the first time in one hundred...

Coast Guard Focus: Icelandic Coast Guard on Arctic Cooperation

As a member of the Arctic Council, the presence of the Icelandic Coast Guard (ICG) remains important to the wider security issues of the region. Rear Admiral Georg Lárusson, the Director General of the ICG, tells Defence IQ the current priorities and major challenges, particularly in the field of search...

US Poseidon to be watching from sea to shining sea

To be able to respond and cover down on anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance missions, as well as being one of the first responders in any type of search and rescue or humanitarian assistance and disaster relief missions, the scope is huge. As such, the US Navy...

Satellite Focus: Canadian RADARSAT programme enters new era

The Canadian government is prioritising sovereignty as the top focus for its Arctic maritime strategy. To achieve this, a robust surveillance and communications network is a must, but, with budgets as tight as they are, there remains anxiety over the ability to meet full expectations. Fortunately, programme managers on the...