Farnborough International Airshow 2018: the future of flight
The world-famous biennial event returned in July to showcase the best of UK and international aerospace and defence. While this year’s military aerial displays were limited, the hectares of exhibition space were crammed with aircraft and the systems that support them. We report on the latest military aircraft, innovations, stories and contracts to come out of Farnborough 2018.
Defence solutions march on scene at IFS World Conference
Aerospace and defence was top of the agenda at IFS’s recent World Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, US. At the event, the multinational enterprise software company’s executive team told Berenice Baker about its latest innovations that support armed forces and their supply chains.
The $1 trillion question: is the F-35 project too big to fail?
The United States Air Force is reportedly considering cancelling orders for as many as 590 F-35 fighter jets because the aircraft is proving too expensive to operate and maintain. Nevertheless, with so much money already invested, production ploughs ahead. Julian Turner reports on the controversy and whether ongoing cost issues will affect purchase commitments.
Global Defence Technology: Issue 89
In this issue: F-35 purchase commitments at stake, the best tech and innovations from Eurosatory, US Triton drones head to the South China Sea, and more
Farnborough Airshow 2018 to demonstrate military aircraft capabilities
Stow your tray table and fasten your seatbelt, the Farnborough Airshow (FIA) 2018 is making its descent into the UK next month. From 16-22 July, manufacturers, industry experts, and members of the public will gather to view the latest aircraft and aerospace technologies. Astronaut Tim Peake will also be returning to talk to young people who are interested in a career in the sector.