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RAF Chief of the Air Staff: Development of Air and Space Power Central to Future Security

London, UK, 16 July 2019: More than 45 international air chiefs and military commanders from 39 countries and NATO will be among 550 high-ranking delegates at the largest ever gathering for the Chief of the Air Staff’s Air & Space Power Conference (ASPC 2019) in London on 17-18 July. Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier, UK Chief of the Air Staff, will host the global forum which draws annually leaders from the RAF and UK Defence and their global allies…
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Air and Space Power Association lecture puts autonomy in control of the cockpit

London, UK, 05 April 2019: The Air and Space Power Association launched the first of its lecture series for members this week as the organisation expands its role as an authoritative voice and platform for debate on the influence and relevance of air and space power. The first of the ASPA’s ‘An Audience With’ lecture series saw Justin Bronk, Airpower and Technology Research Fellow for RUSI, challenge current thinking around airpower strategy and technology in his hour-long talk on ‘The Disrupters…
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Air and Space Power Conference 2019: ‘Multi-Domain’ Operations to drive RAF’s Future

The Royal Air Force (RAF) Chief of the Air Staff’s Air and Space Power Conference 2019 (ASPC 2019) will take place on 17-18 July at the Institute of Engineering and Technology, London, UK. The conference theme, ‘Multi-Domain Operations for the Next Generation Air Force’, will explore how integrating air, space and cyber environments and technologies will be key to any decisive advantage in both conventional and ‘Grey Zone’ scenarios, or conflicts which fall below the threshold of military action. Air…
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UK Defence (326) – Combat Air Strategy and Team Tempest – The Way Forward Defined

A symbol of national ambition and realisable intent, the Combat Air Strategy announced last week by Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson combines an ambitious and well-defined view of future requirement with genuine intent to ensure that the UK remains at the leading edge of Combat Air systems development. Put another way would be to say that I believe Combat Air Strategy has not only determined that the UK is still in the fight but that it intends to…
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Farnborough Air Show 2018 Preview

Next week sees the biennial Farnborough Air Show, the leading international showcase for aerospace. TIM ROBINSON, BILL READ and KHALEM CHAPMAN look at what to expect from this year’s 2018 event. Where next for UK aerospace after Brexit? If, as the saying goes, a week is a long time in politics, two years is an eternity for trade shows. The previous Farnborough Air Show in 2016 saw the unusual event of a British Prime Minister resigning in the same week…
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