At this years Defence Aviation Safety Conference, senior aviation officials and experts from around the western world gathered to discuss the latest perspectives on aviation safety, new threats and solutions. Talal Husseini reported on the key themes coming out of the conference.
Airbus will exhibit at DSEI in September in the newly created Space Hub. Talal Husseini caught up with Airbus Defence and Space managing director Colin Paynter to find out how the Space Hub launch reflects the increasing value and importance of the space sector to the security and defence industry.
The UK DASA has issued a call for solutions to find and neutralise small UAVs, which in the light of the Gatwick and Heathrow drone attacks was one of the key topics at the recent Security and Counter Terror Expo 2019. What threats do small drones pose and can anyone stop malicious attacks with drones?
Inspired by Royal Air Force Air Marshal becoming the first female three-star General in the UK Armed Forces, we took a look at the most senior women in the military forces of Nato countries and their careers.
Swedish aerospace and defence manufacturer Saab has withdrawn its fifth-generation Gripen E fighter jet from flight tests with the Swiss Air Force, stating that the aircraft’s development plan does not match up with Swiss defence procurement agency Armasuisse’s plan to have operationally-ready jets this year.
The South African Air Force owns a number of air force bases across the country, which provide key aerial services including military transport, maritime exercises, search and rescue, and combat training.