Defence

Defence Supplier Capability Development Programme

Defence Supplier Capability Development Programme

An exciting new programme funded by the Ministry of Defence to provide business improvement support to UK based Small and Medium enterprises and Mid-tier suppliers in the defence sector supply chain.   Background to programme In the Defence and Security...

Boeing awarded $3.4bn contract for 17 P-8A Poseidon aircraft

Boeing awarded $3.4bn contract for 17 P-8A Poseidon aircraft

The US Navy has awarded Boeing a $3.4bn contract to begin manufacturing 14 P-8A Poseidon aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air Force and three additional P-8s for the German Navy. “We are proud to add Canada to the list of international P-8 partners as well as to...

Babcock awarded Royal Navy equipment configuration contract

Babcock awarded Royal Navy equipment configuration contract

Babcock International has been awarded a configuration management contract for the Royal Navy and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary surface ship fleet. The five-year contract, awarded by QinetiQ, on behalf of the Ministry of Defence (MOD), under the Aurora Engineering...

Lifeboat deployed from drone

Lifeboat deployed from drone

TEKEVER, a European firm that develops Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), has confirmed the successful deployment of a lifeboat from its AR5 drone as part of a search and rescue exercise conducted by the Italian Coast Guard, in partnership with the European Maritime...

Harnessing UK Innovation in Aerospace and Defence

Harnessing UK Innovation in Aerospace and Defence

The UK aerospace and defence sector is recognised as a world leader in innovation, second only to the US, but has the turbulent environment of 2020 changed this?The A&D sector has a strong reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovation, research and...

Up to £800,000 available to help UK Defence develop a UAS

Up to £800,000 available to help UK Defence develop a UAS

Get (up to) £800,000 to help UK Defence develop affordable and adaptable autonomous air systems (UAS) The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is pleased to launch a new Themed Competition called, ‘Affordable and Adaptable Unmanned Air Systems Autonomy’. Funded by...

9 Reasons Why You Need To Attend DSEI

9 Reasons Why You Need To Attend DSEI

9 Reasons Why You Need To Attend DSEIDSEI (Defence and Security Equipment International) is one of the world's leading defence and security exhibitions in the UK. There are several reasons why attending DSEI will be beneficial:   1. Networking Opportunities: DSEI...

Visit WEAF at DSEI 2023 – MH21

Visit WEAF at DSEI 2023 – MH21

With less than three months until DSEI, WEAF is busy preparing and planning how we can make the most of the show for our members. DSEI is the only event to integrate all the pillars of national security and defence: Air, Space, Land, Naval, Security, Cyber and Joint....