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UK astronaut Rosemary Coogan aims for the stars after graduation

Space

UK astronaut Rosemary Coogan aims for the stars after graduation

22 April 2024

UK astronaut Rosemary Coogan is a step closer to space after a graduation ceremony today following her European Space Agency (ESA) training.

BAE Systems selects HDUSA to modernise Radford Army Ammunition Plant

Defence

BAE Systems selects HDUSA to modernise Radford Army Ammunition Plant

22 April 2024

BAE Systems Ordnance Systems Inc. (OSI) has selected Hanwha Defense USA (HDUSA), the US defence subsidiary of Hanwha Aerospace in South Korea, to modernise an existing production building at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant, Virginia, USA.

James Fisher & Sons strengthens defence presence in Barrow-in-Furness

Defence

James Fisher & Sons strengthens defence presence in Barrow-in-Furness

22 April 2024

James Fisher & Sons plc has further strengthened its 177 year commitment to Barrow-in-Furness through a dedicated defence presence within its company headquarters.

Advance Magazine

Latest Publication

Issue 1, Vol. 14: ADVANCE March - May 2024

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Challenger 3 tanks roll off the production lines

Defence

Challenger 3 tanks roll off the production lines

19 April 2024

British Army soldiers are a step closer to getting their hands on one of Europe’s most lethal tanks – the Challenger 3.

NP Aerospace progresses Raytheon HELWS on Wolfhound

Defence

NP Aerospace progresses Raytheon HELWS on Wolfhound

19 April 2024

NP Aerospace has announced it is one of the key partners on the UK MoD’s Laser Directed Energy Weapon Land Demonstrator programme working with Raytheon UK to progress integration of Raytheon’s High-Energy Laser Weapon System (HELWS) onto the Wolfhound vehicle.

Orbex secures £16.7m investment

Space

Orbex secures £16.7m investment

19 April 2024

UK spaceflight company Orbex has received £16.7 million from six backers in an update to its Series C funding round.

Roke opens Gloucester office

Aerospace Defence Security

Roke opens Gloucester office

19 April 2024

Romsey headquartered technology company Roke, has today officially opened its new bespoke office space in Gloucester, as it focuses on further expansion, innovation and technological growth in the area and for the UK.

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CLEAR Mission reaches PDR maturity

Space

CLEAR Mission reaches PDR maturity

19 April 2024

ClearSpace today announced that its CLEAR Mission – funded as part of the UK Space Agency’s national debris removal programme – has achieved Preliminary Design Review (PDR) maturity, marking a significant advance in the collective aim of making space operations more sustainable.

UK MoD orders more H145s

Defence

UK MoD orders more H145s

19 April 2024

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has ordered a further six Airbus H145 helicopters, which will be deployed to Cyprus primarily for emergency response duties and to Brunei to support UK military training in jungle warfare and will replace Airbus Pumas currently performing those roles.

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Prioritising sovereign capability

Features

Prioritising sovereign capability

17 April 2024

Martin Rowse, Campaign Director, Airbus Defence and Space, looks at why reinforcing the UK's security requires the prioritisation of sovereign capability across the country's defence and space sectors.

Putting land equipment capability in the hands of military and defence personnel

Focus

Putting land equipment capability in the hands of military and defence personnel

13 March 2024

DVD2024 marks more than two-decades of the most significant exhibition for Defence industry, DE&S Delivery Teams, Army HQ and Defence community users of Land Equipment. Staged at UTAC Millbrook since 2003, DVD is a two-day event, which will take place on 18th and 19th September 2024.

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Defence

DIO helps underpin NATO’s largest exercise in decades

5 April 2024

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has been enabling and supporting Exercise Steadfast Defender 2024, NATO’s largest military exercise since the Cold War.

Defence Events

MoD Sanctuary Awards celebrate sustainability and conservation

21 March 2024

The 33rd annual Ministry of Defence (MoD) Sanctuary Awards held earlier this week, have recognised the outstanding sustainability and conservation efforts across the MoD in the past year.

Defence

NATO DIANA expands network

18 March 2024

NATO Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA) is significantly expanding its transatlantic network of accelerator sites and test centres - doubling in size to more than 200 affiliated sites - which includes five additional UK test centres.

Defence

MoD releases unseen DragonFire LDEW footage

11 March 2024

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) - along with its defence industry partners MBDA, Leonardo and Qinetiq - is publishing ‘never seen before’ declassified footage of the DragonFire Laser Directed Energy Weapon (LDEW) system, in action over the skies of the Hebrides.

Defence

British Army conducts Ajax subarctic trials

8 March 2024

The British Army’s new generation of armoured fighting vehicles, Ajax, has been put through its paces during cold weather trials in Tåme, Sweden.

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Events Calendar

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May 2024

13 - 15 May 2024
13 - 15 May 2024
21 - 23 May 2024
22 - 23 May 2024

June 2024

5 - 9 June 2024
12 - 13 June 2024
17 - 21 June 2024
25 - 26 June 2024

September 2024

October 2024

16 - 18 October 2024
22 - 26 October 2024
29 - 31 October 2024
30 - 31 October 2024

November 2024

18 - 20 November 2024

December 2024

3 - 5 December 2024

February 2025

17 - 21 February 2025

March 2025

25 - 30 March 2025

May 2025

6 - 8 May 2025
21 - 23 May 2025

June 2025

16 - 22 June 2025

September 2025

9 - 12 September 2025