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


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.

SPONSOR FOCUS: BlueWhale − a true submarine force multiplier


SPONSOR FOCUS: BlueWhale − a true submarine force multiplier

8 December 2023

The seventh annual REPMUS and Dynamic Messenger naval exercises, organised and led by the Portuguese Navy and NATO, were held over a three-week period in September 2023. Over two hundred representatives of security and defence industries, military forces and academia from 30 countries around the globe witnessed the unveiling of ‘BlueWhale’, a ...

SPONSOR FOCUS: Missile fin control actuation systems

Defence Focus

SPONSOR FOCUS: Missile fin control actuation systems

17 October 2023

Based on inputs from a guidance system, a missile fin control actuation system (CAS) is used to precisely position control surfaces such as fins and canards. The guidance system defines the flight trajectory to the intended target and provides independent steering commands to the aerodynamic surfaces. The key elements of a CAS include miniature ...

Advance Magazine

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

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Defence Security Space Focus Events


11 October 2023

The Specialist Defence and Security Convention UK (SDSC-UK) is to be held at its new venue - the Telford International Centre - on Wednesday 1st November 2023 (MoD Industry Day) and Thursday 2nd November 2023 (Exhibition and Conference).

SPONSOR FOCUS: COTS motors decrease A&D development time

Aerospace Defence Focus

SPONSOR FOCUS: COTS motors decrease A&D development time

24 March 2023

Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) refers to standard commercial or industry grade products readily available for use – typically off the shelf. Most projects in the aerospace and defence (A&D) market require stringent specifications to develop a robust and durable product capable of operation in extreme environments. COTS products can be modified ...



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.


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.


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.


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


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