• DN - Defence Notes

    Air Power 2017: CAS highlights partnerships

    12th July 2017

    As the Royal Air Force (RAF) looks forward to its centenary in 2018, the Chief of the Air Staff has highlighted partnerships as key for ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    Air Power 2017: RAF looks to regain competitive edge

    12th July 2017

    Having 'lost its competitive edge' in air warfare, the Royal Air Force (RAF) needs to exploit technologies such as cloud computing and airborne communications networks, a ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    Air Power 2017: AWACS upgrades questioned (video)

    12th July 2017

    Billions of pounds allocated to upgrading the Royal Air Force’s ageing fleet of E-3D Sentry aircraft could be better spent purchasing a more advanced off-the-shelf ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    Air Power 2017: Brazil getting to Gripen (video)

    11th July 2017

    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 ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    Air Power 2017: UK F-35 training takes off

    11th July 2017

    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 ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    Air Power 2017: 21st Century partnerships in the spotlight (video)

    10th July 2017

    Air Power Association (APA) President Air Marshal (Ret’d) Greg Bagwell speaks to Shephard Media about the focus of the 2017 Air Power Conference, scheduled for ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    Diminished returns for UK equipment

    7th July 2017

    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% ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    First firing for MBDA’s Sea Venom

    7th July 2017

    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 ...

  • MTSN - Training/Simulation

    UK announces six-year Apache training contract

    3rd July 2017

    The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced a six-year £48 million Apache helicopter training contract on 28 June. The contract with Aviation Training International will train ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    UK awards IFF upgrade contract

    26th June 2017

    Leonardo has received a contract worth over $323 million from the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) for the upgrade of Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    MBDA seeks munition revolution

    22nd June 2017

    European missile house MBDA has unveiled a new family of gliding smart munitions, but officials played down suggestions it could compete as a Small Diameter ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    UK MoD confirms Sentinel fleet cut

    16th June 2017

    The UK Ministry of Defence  (MoD) has confirmed reports that it will retire one Sentinel R1 aircraft, reducing the Royal Air Force's operational fleet to ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    EW Europe: Typhoon goes 5th gen (video)

    6th June 2017

    The Eurofighter Typhoon is one of the most advanced multirole fighters in the world, and now there are plans afoot to upgrades the sensors and ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    Typhoon trials Brimstone

    15th March 2017

    The Royal Air Force's (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon has successfully completed a new series of flight trials with MBDA's Brimstone air-to-surface weapon at BAE Systems' site ...

Air Power Conference 2017

Shephard Media reports from Air Power Conference 2017 in London, an opportunity to debate what the uncertainties of our geopolitical world mean for the application of air and space power in the 21st century.

To get in touch with the news team, contact:

Helen Haxell: helen.h@shephardmedia.com and @HelenHaxell

Beth Maundrill: beth.m@shephardmedia.com and @gunshipgirl

Richard Thomas: richard.t@shephardmedia.com and @RT_Shephard

Alice Budge: alice.b@shephardmedia.com

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