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Future Artillery Systems: Market Report 2016

A radical change in the future structure of artillery forces is focusing on increased precision and networking. Read this year's Future Artillery Systems Market Report to get an immediate understanding of nation-by-nation holdings, existing plans and active requirements. This report is produced in association with the annual Future Artillery conference (UK; 23-25 May).

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…

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...

Infographic: The Future of Artillery Systems

The Future of Artillery Systems

The global artillery market, between now and 2025, is expected to increase by approximately 40% to US$5.2 billion. Understandably so, given that over the last decade, artillery has re-established itself as an indispensable tactical instrument, vital for both self-defence and expeditionary warfare.

Ahead of the 14th annual Future Artillery conference (22-24 March; London, England), Defence IQ surveyed hundreds of its readers involved in this community to get a perspective on these changes within the Artillery domain. We asked where operators face the biggest hurdles, the biggest threats on the battlefield, and where they believe investment and improvement should be focused…

Future Artillery Market Report 2017

A radical change in the future structure of artillery forces is focusing on increased precision and networking. This year, the attention is on a selection of significant national programmes that will influence this change on the global scene... Download the full market report, simply fill in the details below.

Articles

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

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...


Exclusive Presentations

Fire Support and the Operational Environment through to 2030

Download the US Army's Deputy Chief of Staff, Dwayne D. Hynes 2014 Presentation here. For details of who you could hear from at our 2015 conference,

The Past and the Future of the Royal Artillery

Review the UK Royal Artillery's Field Artillery U.S. Exchange Officer, Major Aaron D. Bright 2014 Presentation here.

Interviews

Coordinating Fires: Q&A with Lt Col Brian Russell, USMC

January 2015
Each year, Future Artillery 2015 provides international forces with the platform to discuss proactive and adaptable methods when it comes to the joint fires environment of tomorrow. This includes the need to synchronize the operations of all involved parties, enhance training, and incorporate innovative communication and precision technology. Lieutenant Colonel Brian Russell, the commanding officer of the United States Marine Corps 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company (ANGLICO) is dedicated to these issues. He kindly took the time to speak with Defence IQ about the recent lessons learned by his forces as they prepare to engage with a complex and unpredictable future…

Whitepapers

Artillery: Future Insight Report 2013-14

January 2014
A radical change in the future structure of artillery forces is focusing on increased precision and networking with a number of major developments occurring worldwide. View the 2014 report to get an overview of some of the most intriguing national procurement and acquisition decisions, as well as a breakdown of current artillery holdings worldwide.

Future Artillery e-Book 2014

January 2014
Read our short collection of exclusive articles, interviews and resources collated over the past year, including perspective on the debate of conventional vs rocket artillery, affordability and the "artillery of the future" - the IED.

Podcasts

Spanish Artillery Training: structure, history and development

February 2014
This year, the Spanish Artillery School of Segovia turns 250 years old. As we discover from this podcast discussion with the head of the facility, Commander Alfredo Sanz, in order to progress into the future of this field, we must remember the principles learnt from our past. Sanz walks us through the evolution of artillery, the structure of modern artillery in the Spanish Army, and the future priorities from precision to command and control.

Exclusive Content

Infographic: The Future of Artillery Systems

The Future of Artillery Systems

The global artillery market, between now and 2025, is expected to increase by approximately 40% to US$5.2 billion. Understandably so, given that over the last decade, artillery has re-established itself as an indispensable tactical instrument, vital for both self-defence and expeditionary warfare.

Ahead of the 14th annual Future Artillery conference (22-24 March; London, England), Defence IQ surveyed hundreds of its readers involved in this community to get a perspective on these changes within the Artillery domain. We asked where operators face the biggest hurdles, the biggest threats on the battlefield, and where they believe investment and improvement should be focused…

Future Artillery Market Report 2017

A radical change in the future structure of artillery forces is focusing on increased precision and networking. This year, the attention is on a selection of significant national programmes that will influence this change on the global scene... Download the full market report, simply fill in the details below.