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Demand for maritime surveillance capabilities continues to go global

Demand for maritime surveillance capabilities continues to go global

In recent weeks, several countries have taken steps to examine the future of maritime patrol and how it can address their concerns. With territorial claims in dispute, illegal trafficking routes springing up worldwide and the constant need to secure oil rigs and fisheries, it should come as no surprise at all if the market grows larger still with time. Read more on developments occurring in the Arctic, Middle East and Indian Ocean...

Maritime Patrol Aircraft: Key programmes & requirements 2017

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 hand. Ahead of the 15th annual Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance summit (Rome, Italy; 27-28 September), where over 150 members of the ISR community will gather, this report explores the latest acquisitions, requirements and holdings of maritime patrol aircraft across international forces...

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 assets across a protected network, and this is a key driver behind navy doctrine, acquisition and CONOPS. Co-chairman of the upcoming Maritime ISR Global conference and former J2 for the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff (2013-2016), Rear Admiral Paul Becker is perfectly placed to know these challenges well. In this exclusive interactive infographic, discover what operational challenges, limitations and successes he faced related to ISR, from the seabed to space.