China's Hongdu Aviation Industry Co Ltd has brought two L-15A Advanced Jet Trainers to the Dubai Airshow, in their debut appearance at the airshow. Both aircraft feature a striking paint scheme reflecting the colours of the national flag of the United Arab Emirates with golden color added.
QinetiQ Training and Simulation has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence to design and supply a shore-based trainer that simulates the Platform Management System found aboard Britain’s fleet of six Type 45 Destroyers.
The UK’s largest regional airline Loganair has been recognised by the Ministry of Defence and presented with a Silver Employer Recognition Scheme Award for the opportunities it provides for the armed forces community.
The Defence Technology Exploitation Programme is set to provide £15 million to subject-matter experts (SMEs) in order to boost defence innovation and promote new technologies in the UK’s defence sector.