Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard Media from Jane’s, where he was land forces reporter for International Defence Review and Jane’s Defence Weekly.
Andrew has served with UK forces in three operational theatres: Afghanistan, the Balkans and Iraq. He still contributes to Shephard titles, including Land Warfare International, when he isn't teaching people how to remove vital organs with a dull spoon.Read full bio
Ben Vogel is News Editor for Shephard Media. He has almost 20 years' experience in defence and aerospace journalism, including 17 years at Jane's where he edited Jane's Airport Review from 2007 to 2019. Other roles at Jane's included editing the janes.com website, and covering the global defence industry as a reporter and analyst.Read full bio
Chuanren is a Singapore-based freelance aviation and defence writer, and a full time photographer. Having served in the Republic of Singapore Air Force, he specialises in air defence and both military and commercial aviation developments. He has a Diploma in Mechatronics (Aerospace) and Bachelor in Communications (Mass Communications).Read full bio
Christopher F Foss
Christopher F Foss is a land warfare correspondent for Shephard, based in the UK.Read full bio
Defence Insight Team
The latest data insights and analysis brought to you by our dedicated Defence Insight Team, across air, land and naval domains.Read full bio
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Flavia Camargos Pereira
Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in 2020, after obtaining a masters degree in International Journalism at Brunel University London. Prior to her masters degree, she earned a bachelors degree in Media Studies from Federal University of Juiz de Fora (Brazil). She is a former member of the Brazilian armed forces, where she spent around 10 years in service.Read full bio
Gordon Arthur is the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated in New Zealand, Gordon had a stint of nearly 20 years in the territory of Hong Kong before returning to NZ.
His work has appeared in nearly 40 international defence journals and magazines to date. His focus is primarily on Asia-Pacific countries, and he travels extensively in the region to attend defence shows and observe military exercises.Read full bio
Harriet Haywood is a Shephard Media analyst based in London. She graduated with a masters in War Studies from the University of Glasgow in 2018.Read full bio
İlker is Defence Insight Manager at Shephard Media. He has over ten years of experience in defence.
Prior to joining Shephard in July 2018, Ilker served as an officer in the Turkish Armed Forces, including overseas missions in Iraq and Washington DC. He has extensive experience in air defence specifically having been at various points: the Land Forces air defence liaison officer at the Combined Air Operation Centre in Turkey, which commands all engagements; served as an air defence missile platoon commander; and as the air defence commander designing air defence architecture at Turkey's base in Iraq.
He holds an MA International Relations degree from War Studies Department at the King’s College London and BSc in Systems Engineering from Turkish Military Academy.Read full bio
News and analysis content provided by the aerospace and defence industry, putting a spotlight on emerging trends and products across the sector.Read full bio
Leonid Nersisyan is a Shephard Media contributor, based in Yerevan, Armenia.Read full bio
Lorenz Lehmhaus is a defence industry innovation consultant, based in Berlin.Read full bio
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Neelam is a Shephard Media correspondent based in New Delhi.Read full bio
Noemi Distefano is Shephard Media's multimedia journalist.
She joined the company in 2019, following a Master Degree in Journalism at Edinburgh Napier University and a series of internships in news broadcast in both radio and TV in the UK. Previously, Noemi achieved a Bachelor Degree in Literature, Philology and Linguistics at the University of Pisa (Italy) and she worked as a freelance journalist in Italy.Read full bio
Reuben F. Johnson
Reuben F. Johnson is a Shephard correspondent based in Kiev.Read full bio
Scott Gourley is a former US Army officer and the author of several thousand articles covering topics across all military services.
In addition to his coverage for Shephard Media, Scott is a frequent contributor to a range of defence-related publications.Read full bio
Analysis features from Shephard Media’s extensive back catalogue of magazine titles, including Digital Battlespace, Defence Helicopter, Land Warfare International, International Maritime & Port Security, Military Logistics Forum/International, Military Training & Simulation News, RotorHub, Special Operations Forum, Unmanned Vehicles, and more.Read full bio