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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

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.

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

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 opportunity to gain an exclusive insider insight from Antonino Arecchi, the OCEAN2020 Programme Project Leader at Leonardo. In this article, learn more about:

  • - The objectives of the initiative
  • - The need to foster industry cooperation to boost innovation
  • - What we can expect from the live demonstration that will take place in 2019
Maritime ISR Global Summit Trailer Video 2018

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!