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Air Power Conference 2017

  • On display at RIAT (video)

    On display at RIAT (video)

    Shephard editors Grant Turnbull and Helen Haxell take a look at the flight line at RIAT 2017 and talk through some of the key platforms that ... Read More

  • ASDOT gains pace

    ASDOT gains pace

    The UK’s Air Support to Defence Operational Training (ASDOT) requirement has been ratcheted up following the declaration that Cobham Special Missions had signed a teaming ... Read More

Australia shortlists simulation requirement Air Power 2017: USAF relearning peer capabilities Air Power 2017: Flexibility vital for RAF success Air Power 2017: UK MPA squadrons announced
Air Power 2017: Brazil getting to Gripen (video)
July 11, 2017 Defence Notes

Air Power 2017: Brazil getting to Gripen (video)

The Brazilian Air Force provides Shephard  with an overview and closer look at the capabilities of the Gripen E. The single-seat fighter jet's first flight took place in ...

Air Power 2017: UK F-35 training takes off
July 11, 2017 Defence Notes

Air Power 2017: UK F-35 training takes off

Preparations for the F-35B Lightning II's arrival to the UK continue apace with the announcement on 5 July that 207 Squadron will be training future Royal Air ...

Diminished returns for UK equipment
July 7, 2017 UV Online

Diminished returns for UK equipment

A reduction in platform numbers is a recurring theme in the UK Armed Forces Equipment and Formations publication, with the headline loss being a 37% ...

First firing for MBDA’s Sea Venom
July 7, 2017 Defence Notes

First firing for MBDA’s Sea Venom

MBDA’s Sea Venom/ANL anti-ship missile has successfully completed its first firing at the Île du Levant test range in France, the company announced on 4 ...