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Europe set to receive new artillery and air defence capabilities

9th October 2019 - 17:46 GMT | by İlker Aktaşoğlu in London

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European nations are expected to spend in excess of $46 billion acquiring new artillery and air defence capabilities over the next decade, according to a new analysis of the market by Defence Insight.

The Artillery and Air Defence Market Report and Forecast 2019-2029 shows, however, that much of this spending is already committed as countries in the region have responded to the Russian annexation of the Crimean Peninsula in 2014 with a sharp increase in defence spending.

‘Figures from NATO show that military procurement expenditure across all the European members increased by 46% between 2015 and 2019,’ Matt Smith,

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İlker Aktaşoğlu

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İlker Aktaşoğlu


İlker is Defence Insight Manager at Shephard Media. He has over 15 years of experience in …

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