The Air Power Conference is always an invaluable opportunity to debate what the uncertainties of our geopolitical world mean for the application of air and space power in the 21st Century. On the one hand our globalised world is characterised by the rapid flows of ideas, data, people and capital, fuelling rapid technological innovation, but it also generates widespread domestic and international political instability. This year’s theme – ‘21st Century Partnerships: Challenges and Opportunities’ – examined how this affects how Air Forces will choose or need to fight in the future alongside their military, industrial and, increasingly novel, civilian partners. Over the two days delegates actively participated in the debate both in person and via the Conference App. They also enjoyed the chance to continue the discussions outside the formal sessions with over 40 of the foremost leaders of the Air Power community from the UK and abroad.
Details on Air Power Conference 2018 will appear shortly.
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