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A 'range-based arms race'? Perspectives on interoperability and the future of land-based fires

A 'range-based arms race'? Perspectives on interoperability and the future of land-based fires

There is a sense of urgency within allied forces to reestablish their artillery capabilities, as they remain a vital asset for both self-defence and expeditionary warfare; by 2027, the Global Artillery and Systems market is projected to reach US$10.4 billion.

Ahead of Future Artillery 2018, Defence IQ had the opportunity to discuss with Brigadier Paul Tennant, Chief Joint Fires and Influence, HQ ARRC NATO and speaker at the event. In this exclusive transcript of the interview, he talks about the future of the joint fires operating environment, the growing reliance on technology for training, the strategic priorities and challenges for NATO, and how allied troops should align their requirements to counter the adversaries' capabilities.

Global market report 2017 - 2018

Global market report 2017 - 2018

In this complimentary global market report, learn the latest programme developments of countries from all around the world, some of which will be present at the conference: Finland, the U.S., France, Czech Republic, Israel and many more.

Future Artillery 2018: Industry Insight

Future Artillery 2018: Industry Insight

Ahead of Future Artillery 2018, Defence IQ sought to understand how key partners of the conference see the future of the artillery market and how that impacts the solutions they offer on the market.

In this exclusive report, Yishai Ziv, Marketing Manager at Rafael and Paul Daniels, International and Growth Programme Lead at Raytheon provide us with a unique insight into the artillery market and give us a taste of the upcoming conference this May.

Artillery Challenges: From East to West

Artillery Challenges: From East to West

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 the Czech Republic - to investigate how the pressures vary from east to west, including training, interoperability, budget and technology...

The Future of Artillery: According to the Industry

The Future of Artillery: According to the Industry

Defence IQ’s world-renowned 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 event, we sought insight from Orbital ATK, Lockheed Martin, Rockwell Collins, Nexter Systems and ESG to find out where they see the direction of artillery operations heading in the coming years and where they fit into this predictive landscape…

What's troubling modern artillery forces?...Four nations speak out

What's troubling modern artillery forces?...Four nations speak out

March 2015 Ahead of Future Artillery 2015, four nations weigh in on where current challenges and priorities lie when it comes to enhancing their field artillery capabilities for an uncertain future. Whether in the struggle to ensure defence budgets or the ability to predict the type of conflict in tomorrow's operations, one thing is for certain - a new discussion on equipment, interoperability and multinational coordination is desperately needed. Comments herein are provided by artillery commanders and specialists from Brazil, the Netherlands, Denmark and the United States.

Ukraine and IS conflicts emphasise continued importance of artillery development

Ukraine and IS conflicts emphasise continued importance of artillery development

February 2015
Amid the contentious Ukraine ceasefire, the significance of artillery in modern conflict has again been underscored. Following the 12 February Minsk agreements, brokered by France and Germany, pro-Russian separatists have reportedly continued to shell Ukrainian forces in order to seize the strategic city of Debaltseve ahead of what many analysts believe will be another push towards Mariupol. Col. Viktor Shidlyukh, the deputy commander of Ukrainian forces defending Mariupol, has said that the equipment being used by the separatists has been provided by the Kremlin and includes air burst munitions...

Fire Support and the Operational Environment Through 2030

Fire Support and the Operational Environment Through 2030

At the 2017 Future Artillery Conference, Dwayne D Hynes, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-2 From U.S. Army gave this exclusive presentation on Fire Support and the Operational Environment Through 2030. To give you an idea of the high level sessions at the Future Artillery events, I invite you to download this exclusive presentation to gain a feel for the 2018 forum. 

2017 Sample Attendee List

2017 Sample Attendee List

Download the sample attendee list from 2017 to find out who you can expect to attend the 2018 conference.