Digital Battlespace is the only dedicated publication delivering news, information and analysis for the global C4ISR community. The bi-monthly publication and dedicated online news service extend Shephard’s existing services to the global C4ISR community, and reinforce the success of the company’s related handbooks and events.

The DB team delivers timely news, analysis and comment on the pressing issues facing the C4ISR community. The magazine is delivered to a hand-picked audience of government and military decision-makers and opinion leaders throughout the globe and the audience keep in touch with issues on a day to day basis through the dedicated www.digital-battlespace.com portal.

Through Shephard’s team of in house journalists and expansive, global network of dedicated correspondents, DB covers the widest possible range of issues of concern to the C4ISR practitioners, covering everything from sensor development to network generation, through concepts of operation to procurement practices.

Whether you are an expert wanting to know the challenges facing the C4ISR community, or a company wanting to reach the right decision-makers, DB is the only magazine that you can rely on to deliver.

Editorial Comment
Andrew White analyses a changing concept of operations involving C4ISR technology in light of ongoing crises in Syria and Northern Iraq.

News
• Rockwell Collins hands over first Gen III HMDS for F-35 programme
• Swiss soldier modernisation suite set for field tests
• Japan looks to upgrade C4ISR as threat environment intensifies

SPECIAL REPORTS
Data protection acts
As cyber threats continue to become more widespread and penetrative, the demand for appropriate security products and services remains high. Joyce de Thouars analyses the market.

Protective instincts
In the never-ending cycle of threat and countermeasure development in the airborne EW domain, the focus is shifting from IR to RF. Claire Apthorp reports on the latest generation
of defensive aids.

COMMAND AND CONTROL
The age of exploration
The US Army showcased its latest intelligence networking capabilities during the annual Enterprise Challenge event in Arizona in July. Scott R Gourley assesses some of the key
technologies on display.

Breaking the silence
As a result of multiple internal conflicts and Western interventions, Africa has been gradually building its communications infrastructure through industry expansion and annual exercises, Angus Batey reports.

COMPUTERS
Rough ideas
Achieving a balance between processing power and toughness is what rugged computer developers must confront with each iteration of their products. Peter Donaldson tracks down the latest advances in the market which are providing increasing levels of both.

ISR
The personal touch
The indigenous population within a conflict zone can often provide valuable information to military planners and tacticians. Andrew White examines the impact of the ‘human terrain’ on today’s counter-insurgency operations.

Final Word
As the US Army realigns resources to train personnel to operate in cyberspace, Scott R Gourley spoke to instructors at the Military Intelligence Center’s Noncommissioned Officer Academy about the issues surrounding network warfare training.

Nov/Dec 2013

(Dubai Airshow, MILCOM, Maritime Surveillance Aircraft)

 

• Airborne EW
• Battlefield communications
• Cyber security
• Signals intelligence

 

Jan/Feb 2014

(DGI Europe, Singapore Airshow, AUSA Winter, Defexpo, AFCEA West, EW Asia 2014)

 

• Defence mapping

• SATCOM

• Battle management systems - land

• Information sharing - air

 

Mar/Apr 2014

(FIDAE, Defence Services Asia, SOFEX)

 

• Asian tactical communications
• Border security
• Remote viewing
• Naval SIGINT


May/Jun 2014

(IDEB, EW Europe, UDT Europe, ILA Berlin, Eurosatory)

 

• Urban terrain awareness
• Generic vehicle architectures
• Soldier modernisation
• European communications


Jul/Aug 2014

(Farnborough Air Show, Asian Air Power)

 

• Airborne communications
• Vehicle intercoms
• Ground-based radar
• Land EW

 

Sep/Oct 2014

(African Aerospace & Defence Exposition)

 

• African communications modernisation
• Airborne EW
• Ruggedised computing
• Mobile ad-hoc networking

 

Nov/Dec 2014

(Euronaval, Airshow China, Indo Aerospace)

 

• Maritime ISR
• MOTS battle management system
• Defence biometrics
• Tactical communications support

 

Digital Battlespace is part of the C4ISR division in Shephard's internationally renowned publishing portfolio.

DB has circulation of over 8,800 and each printed copy has a 4 times pass on readership. (Adestra Readership Survey 2010).

Circulation has been further enhanced with the launch of our free digital editions service.

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