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The British Army, battling with financial pressures and a shrinking pool of personnel, is looking to create a new way of conducting integrated operations in the land domain through its Deep Reconnaissance Strike Brigade Combat Team formation as a counter to massed forces seen in contemporary conflicts on the European continent.

Meanwhile, the proliferation of uncrewed surface vessels, commonly known as USVs, in the defence sector is intended to offer a more cost-effective way to deliver mass and effect. Within the global market, the Asia-Pacific region is among the most vibrant.

Also, don’t miss the insight, news, and data in the artificial intelligence (AI) thematic supplement, bringing a comprehensive analysis of the AI sector, market trends, and how the technology looks set to change the shape of defence planning.

All this and the latest defence industry news, comment, and analysis from GlobalData.

Richard Thomas, editor-in-chief