November 12, 2015

Boosting Business with India: Opportunities for the UK Defence Sector

Boosting Business with India: Opportunities for the UK Defence Sector

Today, the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, will arrive in the UK for an official visit – the first by an […]

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September 15, 2015

Paul Everitt, Chief Executive, ADS Group on DSEI

Paul Everitt, Chief Executive, ADS Group on DSEI

DSEI began today, providing an important showcase for the UK’s defence and security industries. Throughout this week it will welcome international partners […]

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July 16, 2015

Celebrating the Importance of Apprenticeships

Celebrating the Importance of Apprenticeships

Yesterday evening, ADS hosted a successful reception at the Houses of Parliament – which celebrated the important role of apprenticeships across the […]

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June 22, 2015

3D Printing – Shaping the Future

3D Printing – Shaping the Future

Today marks the official opening of the National Centre for Net Shape and Additive Manufacturing at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry. […]

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June 12, 2015

Looking Ahead to Le Bourget

Looking Ahead to Le Bourget

Next week, the centre of the global Aerospace and Defence industry will land firmly at Le Bourget International Airport, on the outskirts of […]

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May 20, 2015

#ExportWeek: The Importance of Export Finance

#ExportWeek: The Importance of Export Finance

In today’s blog to celebrate UKTI’s national ‘Export Week’ in the UK – we take a look at why UK Export Finance […]

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May 18, 2015

Welcome to the new Government, the Industrial Strategy is working

Welcome to the new Government, the Industrial Strategy is working

The reappointment of Michael Fallon as Secretary of State for Defence and Philip Dunne as minister for defence procurement is good news […]

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April 8, 2015

The future of flight? The civil use of drones

The future of flight? The civil use of drones

Drones have captured the public imagination, featuring as last Christmas’ most popular present. Commercial businesses too are taking advantage of both large […]

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March 23, 2015

Launch of the Defence Solutions Centre

Launch of the Defence Solutions Centre

This morning ministers Matthew Hancock MP and Philip Dunne MP opened the new UK Defence Solutions Centre (DSC) in Farnborough. The UK […]

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March 10, 2015

Defence Spending – a RUSI Review

Defence Spending – a RUSI Review

Post-General Election Defence spending has recently received significant media coverage and has sparked a public debate about our defence priorities. RUSI have […]

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September 16, 2014

Survey on the government’s export support schemes

Survey on the government’s export support schemes

The Ministerial Working Group on Defence and Security Exports has commissioned the Cabinet Office to produce a paper on ‘structural impediments’ to […]

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August 28, 2014

Nato 2% target

Nato 2% target

Ahead of the NATO Summit being held in the UK next week, the PM has written to the other NATO leaders setting […]

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August 21, 2014

40 Years of the Hawk

40 Years of the Hawk

Today marks 40 years since the BAE Systems Hawk achieved its first flight – starting a British aerospace and UK export success story. First developed […]

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July 30, 2014

“An example of good industrial policy” (via @stianwestlake)

“An example of good industrial policy” (via @stianwestlake)

Stian Westlake at nesta flags up the driver-less cars test bed announced today as “an example of good industrial policy“. What does Stian […]

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July 23, 2014

Defence export controls – getting the facts right

Defence export controls – getting the facts right

So the Committees on Arms Export Controls (CAEC) has kicked up a bit of a fuss today about ‘arms’ exports to Russia. […]

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