Michele Evans, the executive vice president for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, discusses the latest F-35 Lightning II fighter agreement with DoD, cutting unit and operating costs, the company’s role in Europe’s new combat aircraft programs, maintaining America’s advantage as allies and competitors increase stealth capabilities with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at the 2019 Paris Air Show where our coverage is sponsored by Bell and Leonardo DRS.
Randy Tinseth, vice president for marketing at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, discusses the recent IAG intent to order 200 737 Max 8 and 10 jets, returning the 737 Max back to flight, how Airbus’ introduction of the A220 and the A321XLR shapes the company’s planned Middle of the Market aircraft, global air traffic trends and the wide body market including 777X with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at the 2019 Paris Air Show where our coverage is sponsored by Bell and Leonardo DRS.
General Philip Levine, French Air Force, the chief of the French Air Force, discusses The priority is for his force, capabilities needed for high intensity operations, lessons learned from recent missions in Africa and against Isis, his requirements for the new French German Spanish combat aircraft program -SCAF Aircraft program, and cooperation with the United States and Britain.
Gen. Tod D. Wolters, USAF, NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander and the commander of the US European Command, discusses his priorities, combating Moscow’s disinformation, the recent intercept of Russian aircraft, and the deploy of 1,000 additional troops to Poland with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at the 2019 Paris Air Show where our coverage is sponsored by Bell and Leonardo DRS.
Wil Roper, PhD, the assistant secretary of the United States Air Force for acquisition logistics and Technology discusses his priorities at the 2019 Paris airshow, confidence in Boeing in the wake of production issues with the companies KC 46 a tanker aircraft, changing acquisition culture to speed programs, maintaining competition despite corporate mergers and acquisition’s, and the need for more new programs with Defense and Aeropace report Editor Vago Muradian. The interview was conducted at the 2019 Paris airshow where our coverage was sponsored by Belle and Leonardo DRS.
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.
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.