Nick Brown

Editor-in-Chief, Jane’s International Defence Review and Manager C4ISR and Systems


Coulsdon, UK


Mr. Nick Brown is the editor of the principal defense technology journal, Jane's International Defense Review at Jane's by IHS Markit. He leads a team of specialist technical journalists and defense forecasting analysts, working across a range of online and hardcopy products. He joined the company as features editor of Jane's Defence Weekly in 2001, ran Jane's Navy International for several years and launched a ports magazine for Fairplay. Mr. Brown is a defense technology specialist and has written widely on most areas of defense technology, but his particular areas of interest include missile defense, precision weapons, naval warfare, sensor capabilities and military operations. In addition to postgraduate journalism qualifications from the London College of Printing, Mr. Brown holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Defence and Security Issues from the Peace Studies Department, Bradford University, North Yorkshire, UK, and a Master of Arts (Hons.) in Global Security from Keele University, Staffordshire, UK. ​