Land power is indispensable to achieve strategic objectives on the ground. The battlefield is changing and new threats and enemies are emerging, creating new procurement requirements and challenges for armed forces and the armoured vehicle community needs to adapt to this evolution. In this exclusive interview from this year's Chairman, Sir General Adrian Bradshaw, KCB, OBE, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (2014-2017), discover what he thinks of how armoured vehicles fit into the balance of land capabilities, how strategic trends are shaping future requirements and what tools the community has to adapt to a constantly changing battlefield.
Diplomatic and geopolitical activity in the past year has been turbulent.
Among the factors that have made the biggest impact on the armoured vehicles market is the widespread sense of instability and unpredictability when it comes to knowing the type and pace of combat operations in the coming years.
This edition of Defence IQ’s annual Global Armoured Vehicles Market Report analyses the latest survey data - in the face of fluctuating economies and an unpredictable operational environment, the market appears to remain in a period of growth.
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"We have started to build up our National defence" - Five focus areas of the Swedish Army to remain relevant in an increasing threat context
In this exclusive article, Major General Engelbrektson, Chief of Staff of the Swedish Army, who will be present at the 2018 International Armoured Vehicles conference, offers us a privileged insight on the five areas Sweden is focusing on in order to remain relevant in an increasing threat context, from acknowledging the source of the threat to cooperating with other nations.
The battlespace is increasingly complex and requires land forces to be flexible and have mobility while preserving their lethality, using systems that are more and more digitised.
For the past 17 years, the International Armoured Vehicles has proven itself in the armoured vehicles community by providing the audience with A-list speaker and facilitating the discussion between the industry and the military. This exclusive interview with General David G. Perkins, Commanding General at the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, provides insight into the next generation warfare and its implications on the procurement decisions and assets design for the land forces of tomorrow.
In the lead up to the 18th annual International Armoured Vehicles conference, we would like to share our sample attendee list