Home Authors Posts by David Oliver

David Oliver

86 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

Wildcat / UAV Manned-Unmanned Teaming Trials

On 17 September, Leonardo successfully demonstrated integrated capabilities between a manned aircraft and an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). This took place in the UK...

Collective simulations for improved air training.

A new EDA research project, for which the Agency Steering Board has just given its go-ahead, will help participating Member States’ Armed Forces to...

NATO Support & Procurement Agency orders an additional Airbus A330 MRTT

Airbus has received a firm order for an Airbus A330 MRTT Multi-Role Tanker Transport from OCCAR, Europe’s organisation for the management of cooperative armament...
USS-Donald-Cook

Black Sea Flash Point

As Turkey vacillates its affections between NATO and Russia, and since the Russian seizure of Crimea and military action in eastern Ukraine, naval patrols...
BorderForce1-RAF-A400M-observer

Royal Air Force aircraft support Border Force operations over English Channel

On Monday 10 August 2020, the UK Defence Secretary, Ben Wallace, approved the use of an Royal Air Force A400M Atlas to support the...
QinetiQ’s new Airbus H145

QinetiQ’s new UK range helicopter

QinetiQ, the UK global integrated defence and security company has invested in a new Airbus H145 helicopter to extend capabilities and operational efficiencies for...
HMS-Queen-Elizabeth

Managing the Biggest Aviation Challenge in the Royal Navy

Rear Admiral Connell spoke to Armada International about the responsibility and challenges of developing the Royal Navy’s Carrier Strike capability. “As Rear Admiral Fleet Air...
Vespina

Boris Johnson’s million dollar ‘Air Force One’

The RAF Voyager ‘Vespina’ has completed its refurbishment to provide a secure, cost-effective and suitably profiled transport for Government Ministers and the Royal Family. The...
Crowsnest

Sightless Carrier Force

A 24 June report from the UK National Audit Office (NAO) confirmed that the Royal Navy’s new Crowsnest radar system is 18 months late,...
HENSOLDT-Mk1-Radar

German Eurofighter’s new AESA radar

On 17 June 2020 Sensor systems supplier Hensoldt welcomed the decision by the German Bundestag to develop the new Active Electronic Scanning Array (AESA)...

Highlight of the Month

X