Stuart Andrew, Britain’s minister for defense procurement, discusses the UK Tempest and the French-German-Spanish SCAF fighter efforts, the Type 26 frigate program, UK shipbuilding industrial strategy, the Dreadnought nuclear ballistic missile submarine program and budget review with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian. The interview was conducted at the 2019 Paris Air Show where our coverage was sponsored by Bell and Leonardo DRS.
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Oana Lungescu, NATO’s spokeswoman, discusses how to counter disinformation, deep fake videos and other mass communications tools with Defense and aerospace report Editor Vago Muradian during a recent interview at Nato headquarters In Brussels.
Walter Pinto Junior, the vice president for programs at Embraer Defense and Security, discusses the upcoming delivery of the first KC-390 transport to the Brazilian Air Force, the plane’s capabilities, the global market for new tactical air-lifters, Embraer’s partnership with Boeing to market the new jet, and how the commercial and military sides of the Brazilian company have helped shape development of civil and military products with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian. The interview was conducted at the 2019 Paris Air Show at Le Bourget outside the French capital where our coverage was sponsored by Bell and Leonardo DRS.
Camille Grand, NATO’s assistant secretary general for defense investment, discusses Europe’s new fighter programs, the Alliance Ground Surveillance program, upgrading and replacing Boeing E-3 Airborne Warning and Control Systems aircraft, improving cyber security, a look ahead at upcoming ministerial and armaments director meetings and more with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at NATO’s new headquarters building in Brussels.
Jason Pusey, a mechanical engineer for autonomous systems at the US Army Research Lab, discusses how artificial intelligence is improving autonomous systems like the Robotic Manipulation Platform or RoMan with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at DoD’s 2019 Lab Day at the Pentagon.
Cristina Seda-Hoelle, head of global services for GE Aviation Military Systems Operation, discusses the T700 engine that powers the AH-64 Apache attack and UH-60 Black Hawk utility helicopters, additive manufacturing, artificial intelligence and more with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian. The interview was conducted at the Army Aviation Association of America’s 2019 conference and tradesheow in Nashville, Tenn., where our coverage was sponsored by Bell and Leonardo DRS.
Col. Dave Des Roches, US Army Ret., assistant professor at the Near East-South Asia Center at the National Defense University and former deputy director of the US Army History Center, discusses logistics and leadership lessons from the D-Day landings in Normandy, France, 75 years ago on June 6, 1944, with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian.
Now that President Trump has declared a national emergency to build his border wall, all eyes are on what will be cut to free the additional $7.5 billion he wants as a down payment for the project.
Rather than the wall, that money would be better spend on buying new systems and capabilities the United States desperately needs as it faces rising global powers.
You can’t be a real airplane lover and take satisfaction in seeing the end of a flagship aviation program.
That said, Airbus’ decision last week to halt production of the A380 by 2021 will bring an end to a polarizing program.
It was neither sleek nor particularly attractive, but it was an astonishing aeronautical achievement that was ultimately too big to succeed.
Patrice Caine, the chairman and CEO of Thales Group, discusses his company’s artificial intelligence strategy, market applications and sustained research and development investment with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian. Thales sponsored reporters’ travel to the company’s cortAIx AI research facility in Montreal, Canada.