Advancing UK Aerospace, Defence, Security & Space Solutions Worldwide
Virgin Atlantic orders seven A330neo at FIA2024

Aerospace Events

Virgin Atlantic orders seven A330neo at FIA2024

23 July 2024

Virgin Atlantic has placed a firm order for an additional seven A330neo aircraft at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) 2024, to complete its fleet transformation.

UK space programme given boost at FIA2024

Space Events

UK space programme given boost at FIA2024

23 July 2024

More than 20 national space projects have been announced by DSIT Secretary of State Peter Kyle, on the opening day of the Farnborough International Airshow.

UK advanced manufacturing on show at FIA2024

Aerospace Defence Security Space Events

UK advanced manufacturing on show at FIA2024

23 July 2024

In his opening ceremony speech at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) 2024 yesterday, Kevin Craven, ADS CEO and Chair, Farnborough International, stressed the importance of UK advanced manufacturing and partnership - between industry, government and international partners - in securing sustainability and future advantage.

Advance Magazine

Latest Publication

Issue 2, Vol. 14: ADVANCE June - August 2024

Advertisement
Expleo EXRT
MBDA unveils MANPADS VSHORAD at FIA2024

Defence Events

MBDA unveils MANPADS VSHORAD at FIA2024

23 July 2024

MBDA is for the first time ever showcasing its new MANPADS (Man Portable Air Defence System) VSHORAD (Very Short Range Air Defence) solution at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA), which is under development for the Italian Army and ready to be marketed to export customers.

GCAP partners unveil new concept model at FIA

Defence Events

GCAP partners unveil new concept model at FIA

22 July 2024

The three nations of the Global Combat Air Programme (GCAP) – UK, Italy and Japan – have unveiled a new concept model of their next generation combat aircraft at Farnborough International Airshow (FIA).

DE&S and MBDA renew complex weapons partnership for UK Armed Forces

Defence Events

DE&S and MBDA renew complex weapons partnership for UK Armed Forces

22 July 2024

The UK will be able to deliver battle-winning complex weapons to the UK Armed Forces faster thanks to a £6.5 billion planned investment in UK industry by the MoD.

Over £100m to fund greener air travel announced at FIA

Aerospace Events

Over £100m to fund greener air travel announced at FIA

22 July 2024

UK Business and Trade Secretary Jonathan Reynolds has today announced over £100 million of government-industry funding for advanced aerospace tech projects to support greener air travel, at the launch of the 2024 Farnborough International Airshow (FIA).

Advertisement
Marshall RT
ESA outlines upcoming projects at FIA

Space Events

ESA outlines upcoming projects at FIA

22 July 2024

The European Space Agency (ESA) is highlighting progress on its upcoming projects at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) this week.

Smith Myers secures multiple contracts for ARTEMIS

Aerospace Events

Smith Myers secures multiple contracts for ARTEMIS

22 July 2024

Smith Myers has announced the award of multiple multiyear delivery contracts for their ARTEMIS mobile phone detection, location and communication systems.

Advertisement
ODU RT
MBDA advances Orchestrike AI

Defence Events

MBDA advances Orchestrike AI

22 July 2024

MBDA made rapid advances to its Orchestrike collaborative weapons artificial intelligence (AI) over the past 12 months and has announced the SPEAR family of weapons will be the first cruise missiles to feature AI-enhanced collaboration, while keeping a human operator in the loop.

Expleo to demo next-gen aircraft solutions at FIA2024

Aerospace Defence Security Space Events

Expleo to demo next-gen aircraft solutions at FIA2024

18 July 2024

Engineering, technology and consulting firm Expleo will be exhibiting at Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) 2024 from 22nd- 26th July, demonstrating innovative design and manufacturing solution for next-generation aircraft.

Belgium-UK industry links to be explored at FIA2024

Aerospace Events

Belgium-UK industry links to be explored at FIA2024

18 July 2024

At next week's Farnborough International Airshow (FIA2024), events - including one co-hosted by ADS and BAE Systems - will explore the links between Belgian aerospace & defence companies and UK industry.

Respect The Range art installed in Wiltshire

Defence Security Events

Respect The Range art installed in Wiltshire

18 July 2024

Giant silhouettes of soldiers have been used to create a new public art installation in Wiltshire to inform and educate the public about the dangers of accessing military land.

ADS and Farnborough International launching UK Government Hub at FIA2024

Aerospace Defence Security Space Events

ADS and Farnborough International launching UK Government Hub at FIA2024

16 July 2024

ADS and Farnborough International are launching the UK Government Hub at the Farnborough International Airshow 2024 (FIA2024) next week (22nd-26th July), providing a dedicated platform for 10 government departments and agencies to collaborate directly with UK businesses.

Boeing to focus on factory safety and quality at FIA2024

Events

Boeing to focus on factory safety and quality at FIA2024

15 July 2024

Boeing has tailored its presence at the 2024 Farnborough International Airshow (FIA2024) taking place next week - 22nd-26th July - as the company focuses on strengthening safety and quality and meeting customer commitments, whilst also highlighting next gen tech and capabilities.

Strategic Command supports cyber resilience exercise

Defence Security Events

Strategic Command supports cyber resilience exercise

15 July 2024

Strategic Command recently contributed to the enhancement of allied cyber defences through multinational Exercise Baltic Mule, held in Poland.

Flitetec OEMRepair Hub set for Farnborough unveiling

Aerospace Events

Flitetec OEMRepair Hub set for Farnborough unveiling

11 July 2024

International aircraft components specialist Flitetec – based in the UK, with sites in France and North America – is officially unveiling its OEMRepair Hub at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA2024) later this month (22nd-26th July).

NCA officer named ‘reservist of the year’ at British Ex-Forces in Business Awards

Defence Security Events

NCA officer named ‘reservist of the year’ at British Ex-Forces in Business Awards

11 July 2024

A National Crime Agency (NCA) officer has received the accolade of ‘reservist of the year’, at the British Ex-Forces in Business Awards.

Strategic Command bursaries for 100 students in the North West

Defence Security Events

Strategic Command bursaries for 100 students in the North West

11 July 2024

Strategic Command’s bursary programme to encourage talented young people into digital and cyber careers in Defence has kicked off for 100 students in Lancashire.

Strategic Defence Review to emphasise NATO defence ties

Defence Events

Strategic Defence Review to emphasise NATO defence ties

10 July 2024

Prime Minister Sir Keir Starmer has underlined the UK’s cast iron commitment to spending 2.5% of GDP on defence to respond to growing threats, ahead of today's NATO summit, whilst confirming he will launch the Government’s Strategic Defence Review next week.

V-Nova’s MPEG-5 LCEVC integrated on Leonardo’s AWHERO RUAS

Aerospace Defence Events

V-Nova’s MPEG-5 LCEVC integrated on Leonardo’s AWHERO RUAS

10 July 2024

Leonardo has integrated V-Nova’s LCEVC solution - an implementation of the MPEG-5 LCEVC (Low Complexity Enhancement Video Coding) part-2 standard - into its AWHERO Rotorcraft Uncrewed Aerial System (RUAS), capable of a wide range of missions to include land, littoral and blue-water surveillance operations.

FAC urges government to support aerospace innovation

Aerospace Events

FAC urges government to support aerospace innovation

9 July 2024

The new UK government must support the long-term future of aerospace innovation, according to the Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC).

Inzpire extends White Force partnership with ASWC

Defence Events

Inzpire extends White Force partnership with ASWC

9 July 2024

Inzpire’s Collective Training Business Unit has been awarded a new three-year contract to supply White Force services, in both live and synthetic environments, to the Air and Space Warfare Centre (ASWC) at RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire.

ZeroAvia to host live sustainable aviation presentations at FIA2024

Aerospace Events

ZeroAvia to host live sustainable aviation presentations at FIA2024

8 July 2024

From 22nd-26th July, ZeroAvia will be back at historic Farnborough embracing 120 years of aviation innovation and providing live presentations and fireside chats with high-profile sustainable aviation influencers live from its stand.

Boeing to celebrate British military personnel during Armed Forces Week

Defence Events

Boeing to celebrate British military personnel during Armed Forces Week

8 July 2024

During Armed Forces Week later this month (24th – 29th June), Boeing will celebrate the entire British armed forces family, including the more than 200 veterans and active reserves as part of its UK team who work alongside their military counterparts within the broader defence community, from RAF Odiham to RAF Lossiemouth.

Maxon to present precision DC motors at FIA2024

Aerospace Defence Security Space Events

Maxon to present precision DC motors at FIA2024

4 July 2024

Maxon will present its range of DC motor drive systems for aerospace, space and drone industries at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) 22nd-26th July.

Defence iQ publishes guidance on getting innovations onto the battlefield

Defence Events

Defence iQ publishes guidance on getting innovations onto the battlefield

4 July 2024

Defence iQ has published a guide on how new or non-traditional innovators may develop their advanced technologies and get them into the hands of the modern warfighter.

AGF returns to FIA

Aerospace Events

AGF returns to FIA

1 July 2024

The Aerospace Global Forum (AGF) - a platform which aims to champion change, drive immediate action and accelerate transition to a net-zero economy - is returning to Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) 2024.

Police Scotland to use Project Servator for The Open at Royal Troon

Security Events

Police Scotland to use Project Servator for The Open at Royal Troon

1 July 2024

A police tactic designed to disrupt criminal activity and provide a reassuring presence for the public will be in place for this year’s The 152nd Open at Royal Troon in South Ayrshire.

Royal Navy trial smallest ships as launchpad for mine hunting ops

Defence Events

Royal Navy trial smallest ships as launchpad for mine hunting ops

1 July 2024

The Royal Navy has successfully used its smallest warships as a launchpad for autonomous mine hunting operations for the first time.

Zygo to showcase optics capabilities at FIA2024

Aerospace Space Events

Zygo to showcase optics capabilities at FIA2024

1 July 2024

Zygo is set to showcase its range of optical component solutions at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow (FIA), taking place 22nd to 26th July.

Cobham-Ultra partners with the 1851 Trust’s STEMCrew school’s roadshows

Aerospace Events

Cobham-Ultra partners with the 1851 Trust’s STEMCrew school’s roadshows

28 June 2024

The 1851 Trust, in partnership with the British Women’s and Youth Americas Cup team’s major partner UK engineering and technology companies Cobham and Ultra Electronics (Ultra), has launched a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) roadshow initiative.

Top 50 Employers of Veterans 2024 revealed

Defence Security Events

Top 50 Employers of Veterans 2024 revealed

27 June 2024

The Great British Employers of Veterans programme has today unveiled its 2024 ranking of the Top 50 employers for the UK Armed Forces community.

NP Aerospace appoints Seren White as Senior Project Engineer

Aerospace Events

NP Aerospace appoints Seren White as Senior Project Engineer

26 June 2024

NP Aerospace has appointed award winning engineer Seren White as Senior Project Engineer to support new armour developments.

Drones to demo blood delivery for Welsh NHS

Aerospace Security Events

Drones to demo blood delivery for Welsh NHS

26 June 2024

Aerospace innovators will showcase cutting-edge technology to healthcare and government leaders in Llanbedr next month (11th July), as part of a project to ready the Welsh NHS for drone-based services.

Raytheon UK graduate Holly Sauntson wins Rising Star award

Aerospace Events

Raytheon UK graduate Holly Sauntson wins Rising Star award

26 June 2024

Lincolnshire-based graduate trainee Holly Sauntson has been praised for her dedication to supporting the next generation of talent in defence.

Marshall delivers C-130J to Bangladesh Air Force

Defence Events

Marshall delivers C-130J to Bangladesh Air Force

25 June 2024

Marshall has delivered the last of five C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to the Bangladesh Air Force (BAF), marking a key moment in the nation's long-term investment in sovereign airlift capacity.

Rolls-Royce introduces mtu propulsion concepts for military vehicles

Defence Events

Rolls-Royce introduces mtu propulsion concepts for military vehicles

25 June 2024

Rolls-Royce’s Power Systems division is expanding its mtu engine programme for military land vehicles to include a hybrid powerpack for special tactical requirements and a 10-cylinder (over 1.100 kW power output) version of the mtu Series 199, which has proven successful with NATO forces.

Heathrow launches live music stage in T5

Aerospace Events

Heathrow launches live music stage in T5

25 June 2024

Heathrow has partnered with global music community Sofar Sounds, renowned for launching the careers of Billie Eilish and Leon Bridges, to curate a line-up of talent to play on new Terminal 5 stage throughout summer 2024.

Qatar Airways voted World’s Best Airline

Aerospace Events

Qatar Airways voted World’s Best Airline

25 June 2024

The 2024 World Airline Awards have been announced in a gala ceremony held yesterday at the Fairmont Windsor Park, close to London Heathrow Airport, with Qatar Airways voted World’s Best Airline.

ADS wins CQI award for SC21

Aerospace Events

ADS wins CQI award for SC21

21 June 2024

ADS today celebrated the 2024 CQI International Outstanding Achievement Award for its SC21 Competitiveness Programme at the CQI Awards last night.

Steel cut on first Hunter class frigate

Defence Events

Steel cut on first Hunter class frigate

21 June 2024

The Commonwealth of Australia has awarded BAE Systems Maritime Australia a contract to build the first three Hunter class frigates as the programme marks its transition into the formal construction phase, with steel being cut on the first ship.

MBDA unveils its LCM system

Defence Events

MBDA unveils its LCM system

19 June 2024

MBDA has unveiled its Land Cruise Missile (LCM) system, a new ground-launched Deep Precision Strike capability, to meet the needs of the new strategic environment on the battlefield.

BAE Systems showcases AMPV modularity at Eurosatory

Defence Events

BAE Systems showcases AMPV modularity at Eurosatory

18 June 2024

BAE Systems’ fourth Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) prototype is being showcased at Eurosatory this week.

Babcock unveils medium wheelbase GLV at Eurosatory

Defence Security Events

Babcock unveils medium wheelbase GLV at Eurosatory

18 June 2024

Babcock has taken the wraps off the new medium wheelbase variant of its military utility platform, the General Logistics Vehicle (GLV), at Eurosatory this week.

OpenWorks launches Vision Pace at Eurosatory

Defence Events

OpenWorks launches Vision Pace at Eurosatory

17 June 2024

OpenWorks has launched Vision Pace at Eurosatory, its latest product developed specifically for optical tracking and fire-control targeting, which is optimised for dynamic small aerial targets and gunfire control.

Allen-Vanguard partners with Hyperion on JTAC trainer

Defence Events

Allen-Vanguard partners with Hyperion on JTAC trainer

17 June 2024

Allen-Vanguard has partnered with Hyperion, to deliver a mixed reality Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) trainer for a Middle Eastern customer.

Spectra Group to introduce GENSS at Eurosatory 2024

Defence Events

Spectra Group to introduce GENSS at Eurosatory 2024

13 June 2024

Following the initial concept launch in January 2024, Spectra Group, a specialist provider of secure voice, data and satellite communications systems, is introducing their next generation tactical radio GENSS to European markets at Eurosatory, following the successful completion of pre-production trials.

BAE Systems to present CV90MkIV and Beowolf at Eurosatory

Defence Events

BAE Systems to present CV90MkIV and Beowolf at Eurosatory

13 June 2024

BAE Systems is introducing its CV90MkIV variant with a new turret and showcasing its hyper-mobile all-terrain vehicle Beowulf, at Eurosatory next week (17th-21st June).

Kromek presenting D5 RIID at Eurosatory 2024

Defence Security Events

Kromek presenting D5 RIID at Eurosatory 2024

12 June 2024

Sedgefield based radiation and biological detection company Kromek, will focus on the latest evolution of its D5 RIID at Eurosatory next week (17th-21st June), which can now be mounted onto any unattended UGV platform.

Getac to present latest tech innovations at Eurosatory

Defence Security Events

Getac to present latest tech innovations at Eurosatory

10 June 2024

Telford based manufacturer of rugged technology for the defence and security sectors, Getac, will be presenting its latest technology innovations at Eurosatory 2024, from 17th to 21st June at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, France.

The Winston Churchill Centre for Education and Learning opens on 80th Anniversary of D-Day

Defence Events

The Winston Churchill Centre for Education and Learning opens on 80th Anniversary of D-Day

7 June 2024

Their Majesties The King and The Queen officially opened ‘The Winston Churchill Centre for Education and Learning’ at the site of the British Normandy Memorial on 6th June 2024, the 80th anniversary of D-Day.

FIA 2024 to host largest ever Box4Kids event

Events

FIA 2024 to host largest ever Box4Kids event

7 June 2024

Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) 2024 is hosting the biggest Barrie Wells Trust’s Box4Kids charity event as part of its Pioneers of Tomorrow day, on 26th July 2024.

Supacat showcasing HMT platform at Eurosatory

Defence Security Events

Supacat showcasing HMT platform at Eurosatory

5 June 2024

Supacat will be showcasing the HMT Mk2 equipped with the Exsel Mast and Dedrone C-UAS technology, installed tactical computer software enabling battlefield communications by Leonardo DRS and integrated Remote Weapons Station (RWS) from Kongsberg, at Eurosatory in Paris (17th - 21st June).

UK Prime Minister visits Supacat

Defence Events

UK Prime Minister visits Supacat

31 May 2024

On Wednesday 29th May 2024, Nick Ames, CEO of Supacat and Simon Jupp, Conservative Candidate for East Devon, welcomed Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to the Supacat Head Office.

SaxaVord Spaceport in Shetland formally opened

Space Events

SaxaVord Spaceport in Shetland formally opened

29 May 2024

Western Europe’s first fully licenced vertical launch spaceport - the SaxaVord Spaceport at Unst in Shetland - was declared open today by the next generation of spaceflight workers.

DASA Security Showcase focuses on security innovation

Defence Security Events

DASA Security Showcase focuses on security innovation

29 May 2024

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) turned the spotlight on over 40 security innovations at the DASA Security Showcase, focusing on solutions which ranged from cyber defence and drone systems to enhancing crowd safety using AI.

Collins Aerospace introduces Helix at AIX

Aerospace Events

Collins Aerospace introduces Helix at AIX

29 May 2024

Collins Aerospace has today introduced its Helix main cabin seat for narrow body aircraft at the 2024 Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX).

Aerospace Xelerated to hold pitch competition at FIA2024

Aerospace Events

Aerospace Xelerated to hold pitch competition at FIA2024

28 May 2024

Aerospace Xelerated (AX) has announced it will run a pitching competition for startups from anywhere in the world during this year’s Farnborough International Airshow (FIA), on 25th July.

Marshall signs MoU with Bluespace at BSDA

Defence Events

Marshall signs MoU with Bluespace at BSDA

23 May 2024

Marshall today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Romanian manufacturer, Bluespace Technology at the Black Sea Defense & Aerospace International Exhibition (BSDA) taking place in Bucharest, Romania, for the design, development and integration of electromagnetic shielding and TEMPEST capabilities within containerised solutions.

Farnborough International partners with The Future Business

Aerospace Defence Space Events

Farnborough International partners with The Future Business

23 May 2024

Farnborough International has partnered with The Future Business to offer a series of career events across its portfolio to inspire the next generation of aerospace, defence and space pioneers.

FANUC to showcase advanced automation solutions at FIA2024

Aerospace Events

FANUC to showcase advanced automation solutions at FIA2024

23 May 2024

Factory automation specialist FANUC UK will showcase a suite of next-generation automation solutions at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA2024), 22nd-26th July, which is aimed at enabling higher rate aircraft and aerospace manufacturing.

Forcys and SH Defence sign MoU at CNE

Defence Events

Forcys and SH Defence sign MoU at CNE

23 May 2024

Forcys and SH Defence signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore the integration of Forcys’ advanced solutions into SH Defence’s Cube Modular Mission Capability system, during the Combined Naval Event (CNE) in Farnborough.

Babcock promotes future skills at its Festival of Engineering

Defence Events

Babcock promotes future skills at its Festival of Engineering

22 May 2024

Babcock has welcomed more than 300 local primary school pupils to its annual Festival of Engineering at Rosyth to help them explore the kinds of skills they will need for a career in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM).

Stansted Airport partners with London Stadium

Aerospace Events

Stansted Airport partners with London Stadium

22 May 2024

London Stadium has today announced a new multiyear partnership with London Stansted Airport, part of the Manchester Airports Group (MAG).

SALMO salvaged WWI ship bell returned to US Navy

Defence Events

SALMO salvaged WWI ship bell returned to US Navy

21 May 2024

A ship’s bell recovered from the seabed by Defence Equipment & Support’s Salvage and Marine Operations (SALMO) team has been returned to the US Navy.

Thompson showcasing seating advances at AIX

Aerospace Events

Thompson showcasing seating advances at AIX

20 May 2024

Thompson Aero Seating is bringing a mix of inspiration and innovation to AIX 2024 as it continues to invest in its evolving premium seating range.

The Exact Group expands its capabilities

Aerospace Events

The Exact Group expands its capabilities

20 May 2024

Newry-based precision engineering and specialised finishing company, The Exact Group, has invested over £300k to expand its capabilities in the aerospace sector, including becoming a certified applicator of ceramic coating, Cerakote.

Protection of AI models against cyber attacks enhanced

Security Events

Protection of AI models against cyber attacks enhanced

15 May 2024

New measures, anticipated to establish a global benchmark for enhancing the protection of AI models against hacking and sabotage, were unveiled today by the UK government.

HM King Charles III unveils Apache AH Mk.1 at Army Flying Museum

Defence Events

HM King Charles III unveils Apache AH Mk.1 at Army Flying Museum

14 May 2024

Yesterday His Majesty King Charles III visited the Army Flying Museum to unveil a plaque to commemorate the new Apache AH Mk.1 exhibit and met with serving members of the Army Air Corps, their families and veterans, along with members of the Museum team.

UK-built warships to strengthen Royal Marines special ops

Defence Events

UK-built warships to strengthen Royal Marines special ops

14 May 2024

Defence Secretary Grant Shapps announced today that six new warships will be built in the UK to strengthen Royal Marines special operations.

NI companies to highlight region

Aerospace Events

NI companies to highlight region's aerospace and supply chain at AIX

13 May 2024

Three Northern Ireland based companies are set to highlight supply chain excellence and the value of Northern Ireland’s thriving aerospace manufacturing sector to the global market, at this year’s Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX), which takes place in Hamburg from 28th to 30th May.

Police Scotland to host 62nd annual National Police Dog Trials

Security Events

Police Scotland to host 62nd annual National Police Dog Trials

13 May 2024

Police Scotland will host the 62nd annual National Police Dog Trials from Monday 20th to Thursday 23rd May.

Airbus to unveil Agnet Turnaround at CCW 2024

Aerospace Events

Airbus to unveil Agnet Turnaround at CCW 2024

13 May 2024

Airbus will officially unveil its Agnet Turnaround solution, a new smart and secure collaborative platform to address and overcome challenges in the aviation industry, at Critical Communications World (CCW) 2024, taking place in Dubai 14th-16th May.

UK Defence Secretary tours Scottish shipyards

Defence Events

UK Defence Secretary tours Scottish shipyards

10 May 2024

The UK Defence Secretary Grant Shapps MP met with apprentices, engineers and key industry leaders yesterday during a visit to key Scottish shipyards, which play a crucial role in the Navy’s shipbuilding pipeline and the UK’s security.

Pioneers of Tomorrow invited to Farnborough International Airshow

Aerospace Events

Pioneers of Tomorrow invited to Farnborough International Airshow

9 May 2024

The next generation of leaders are invited to experience the world of aerospace, engineering and STEM at Farnborough International Airshow’s Pioneers of Tomorrow, a dedicated day to inspire, engage and recruit the industry’s future workforce.

Barnbrook sets new sights on airshow

Aerospace Defence Events

Barnbrook sets new sights on airshow

8 May 2024

Fareham based aerospace engineering solutions firm Barnbrook Systems, is set to showcase innovations for global markets at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA2024), taking place 22nd-26th July.

Space sustainability conference advances £1.8m for tech innovation

Space Events

Space sustainability conference advances £1.8m for tech innovation

8 May 2024

New funding from the UK Space Agency is backing technologies to help satellites measure our changing shorelines, estimate levels of biomass, predict weather forecasting and manufacture medicines in space.

British businesses celebrated in The King’s Awards for Enterprise

Aerospace Defence Security Space Events

British businesses celebrated in The King’s Awards for Enterprise

6 May 2024

The 252 recipients of The King’s Awards for Enterprise have been announced today, celebrating the achievements of UK businesses.

Penny Mordaunt MP explores Subsea Craft

Defence Events

Penny Mordaunt MP explores Subsea Craft's autonomous capabilities

3 May 2024

British provider of advanced maritime technology, Subsea Craft (SSC), last week welcomed Penny Mordaunt, Member of Parliament for Portsmouth North, to tour their facilities at The Camber Portsmouth, where she gained insights into their new autonomous capabilities.

Parker to showcase defence solutions at Eurosatory 2024

Defence Events

Parker to showcase defence solutions at Eurosatory 2024

3 May 2024

Parker Hannifin will showcase over 100 years of engineering expertise in rugged and reliable solutions for military applications at Eurosatory 2024, at the Paris Nord Villepinte exhibition centre in Paris, France from 17th to 21st June 2024.

Spectra Group brings GENSS to US at SOF 2024

Defence Events

Spectra Group brings GENSS to US at SOF 2024

2 May 2024

Spectra Group, a specialist provider of secure voice, data and satellite communications systems, is showcasing its next generation of tactical radio communications GENSS (pronounced genesis /jĕn′ĭ-sĭs) at SOF Week 2024, from 6th-10th May 2024, at the Tampa Convention Centre.

Overwatch launches its drone tech into US at SOF 2024

Defence Events

Overwatch launches its drone tech into US at SOF 2024

2 May 2024

Overwatch Group, a UK-based end-to-end design and manufacture company specialising in advanced unmanned system and munitions technologies, are launching their unique drone technology into the US market at SOF 2024.

Army Flying Museum takes delivery of Apache AH Mk.1

Defence Events

Army Flying Museum takes delivery of Apache AH Mk.1

2 May 2024

The Army Flying Museum at Middle Wallop, Hampshire have announced that they will soon have an Apache AH Mk.1 attack helicopter on permanent display, making it the only place in the UK that the public can see this formidable aircraft.

ODU to demo battery applications at Battery Cells & Systems Expo

Aerospace Defence Security Space Events

ODU to demo battery applications at Battery Cells & Systems Expo

2 May 2024

ODU Connectors will be demonstrating products specifically designed for battery applications, such as its ODU-MAC Power Connector for high-current and high-voltage, at the Battery Cells & Systems Expo, taking place at the NEC, 15th-16th May.

Altair to support Manta Aircraft’s ANN

Aerospace Events

Altair to support Manta Aircraft’s ANN

2 May 2024

Altair is to provide strategic support for Manta Aircraft’s innovative long-range hybrid-electric eV/STOL (vertical and short take off and landing) platform 'ANN', following the signing of an agreement during the DriftX Event in Abu Dhabi.

Veteran naval aircraft head to Falklands

Defence Events

Veteran naval aircraft head to Falklands

1 May 2024

Two iconic Royal Navy aircraft are making an 8,000-mile journey to become centrepieces of a recently expanded museum in the Falklands.

Advanced Engineering UK to return to NEC in October

Aerospace Defence Space Events

Advanced Engineering UK to return to NEC in October

1 May 2024

Advanced Engineering UK will be returning to the NEC, Birmingham on 30th and 31st October, showcasing more innovation from the manufacturing and engineering industry.

NetJets secures multiyear partnership with The R&A

Aerospace Events

NetJets secures multiyear partnership with The R&A

30 April 2024

NetJets has announced its exclusive partnership with The R&A as its Official Private Jet Provider for The Open, golf’s original Championship.

Strategic Command, USSSOCOM and SOFWERX host IF15

Defence Events

Strategic Command, USSSOCOM and SOFWERX host IF15

30 April 2024

This month, Strategic Command, in partnership with US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) and SOFWERX, hosted the 15th Innovation Foundry event (IF15) in London.

Bristol Airport to host Spring Careers Fair

Aerospace Security Events

Bristol Airport to host Spring Careers Fair

30 April 2024

More than one hundred jobs from over a dozen employers are on offer as Bristol Airport holds its Spring Careers Fair for prospective candidates Monday 13th May.

Agreement signed to advance UK and US defence innovation

Defence Events

Agreement signed to advance UK and US defence innovation

26 April 2024

At the Strategic Command Conference 2024, Doug Beck, Director of the US Defense Innovation Unit and General Jim Hockenhull, Commander of UK Strategic Command, signed an agreement to place liaisons officers in each nation’s defence innovation hubs.

NCA and European Police Chiefs call for public protection across tech platforms

Security Events

NCA and European Police Chiefs call for public protection across tech platforms

26 April 2024

The Director General of the National Crime Agency (NCA) General Graeme Biggar and European Police Chiefs, are calling for industry and governments to take urgent action to ensure public safety across technology platforms.

Jet Zero Council advance hydrogen aviation discussions at Cranfield

Aerospace Events

Jet Zero Council advance hydrogen aviation discussions at Cranfield

26 April 2024

The Jet Zero Council met at Cranfield University last week to discuss steps towards sustainable aviation with a special focus on hydrogen.

PPM Systems enables 5x increase in detection range

Defence Security Events

PPM Systems enables 5x increase in detection range

25 April 2024

Swindon based PPM Systems are increasing observational antenna radius by solving signal distribution limitations.

British Army’s Challenger 3 conducts live firings

Defence Events

British Army’s Challenger 3 conducts live firings

25 April 2024

Live firings of the British Army’s highly lethal future tank – the Challenger 3 - have taken place in Germany this week, witnessed by UK Defence Procurement Minister, James Cartlidge.

BAE Systems breaks ground on Maple Grove facility

Defence Events

BAE Systems breaks ground on Maple Grove facility

25 April 2024

BAE Systems’ Combat Mission Systems (CMS) business is marking the start of construction on its new 236,000-square-foot facility in Maple Grove, Minnesota.

Muirhead unveils neurodiverse-friendly aircraft seat covers

Events

Muirhead unveils neurodiverse-friendly aircraft seat covers

23 April 2024

Scottish supplier of high-performance leather to airlines and seat manufacturers, Muirhead, has today unveiled its pioneering vision for neurodiverse-friendly aircraft seat covers.

Sixth Astute class submarine officially named Agamemnon

Defence Events

Sixth Astute class submarine officially named Agamemnon

23 April 2024

The Royal Navy’s latest Astute Class submarine has been officially named at BAE Systems’ Submarines site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

Strategic Command heralds new era of training at IT²EC

Defence Events

Strategic Command heralds new era of training at IT²EC

18 April 2024

At this year's IT²EC, experts from across Strategic Command showcased how it is 'Sharpening Defence’s Edge' and highlighted the role of its Defence Cyber Academy in ushering in a new era of training, educating and reskilling cyber specialists.

DE&S welcomes Secretary of State for Defence to Abbey Wood

Defence Events

DE&S welcomes Secretary of State for Defence to Abbey Wood

17 April 2024

Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) welcomed Secretary of State for Defence Grant Shapps to Abbey Wood earlier this week, where he took the opportunity to highlight its work supplying kit to Ukraine, as well as underscoring how the new defence procurement model will deliver equipment to British Armed Forces quicker than ever before.

Mine hunting mothership RFA Stirling Castle welcomed into Royal Navy

Defence Events

Mine hunting mothership RFA Stirling Castle welcomed into Royal Navy

17 April 2024

A mothership to host a suite of cutting-edge remotely-operated and autonomous systems to keep UK waters safe has been welcomed into the Royal Navy.

Air bp launches myairbp

Aerospace Events

Air bp launches myairbp

16 April 2024

Air bp has today launched its new customer portal for general aviation, myairbp.

Smiths Detection launch advanced SDX 10060 XDi X-ray diffraction scanner

Aerospace Security Events

Smiths Detection launch advanced SDX 10060 XDi X-ray diffraction scanner

16 April 2024

Smiths Detection has today launched the SDX 10060 XDi, a ground-breaking X-ray scanner powered by diffraction technology.

Gatwick and Croydon Council sign Economic Growth Charter

Aerospace Events

Gatwick and Croydon Council sign Economic Growth Charter

15 April 2024

Croydon Council and London Gatwick have signed an Economic Growth Charter to help drive future economic growth, boost skills and create new jobs for residents.

Videos

Defence

NATO DIANA launches 2024 challenges

12 July 2024

Building on the success of its inaugural year, NATO’s Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA) has launched its 2024 challenges to continue to attract the best and brightest innovators across the Alliance in support of its mission to build a peaceful and more resilient future.

Defence Security Events

Strategic Command bursaries for 100 students in the North West

11 July 2024

Strategic Command’s bursary programme to encourage talented young people into digital and cyber careers in Defence has kicked off for 100 students in Lancashire.

Aerospace

NATS launches search for next generation of Air Traffic Controllers

18 June 2024

The air traffic service provider, NATS, has today announced the launch of a nationwide recruitment campaign to identify and train the next generation of air traffic controllers.

Aerospace

Manchester Airport link bridge lifted into place

4 June 2024

A timelapse video shows the moment that a colossal 216-ton, two-storey link bridge is delicately manoeuvred into place at Manchester Airport’s Terminal Two, as work continues apace on a £1.3 billion programme to transform and modernise the terminal.

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.

Advertisement
General Atomics LB General Atomics LB

Events Calendar

Advertisement
DVD HB
Advertisement
SDSC

August 2024

6 - 8 August 2024

September 2024

October 2024

14 - 16 October 2024
16 - 18 October 2024
22 - 26 October 2024
29 - 31 October 2024
30 - 31 October 2024

November 2024

4 - 7 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

February 2026

8 - 12 February 2026