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Home Office Publishes Counter-Drone Strategy

Today the Home Office published its Counter Unmanned Aircraft Strategy. The strategy announced today by the Government rightly recognises the huge potential benefits of drone use to society and our national prosperity. We welcome the Government’s intention to share more information on threats and vulnerabilities to help focus and encourage investment. 

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Reaction to new Brexit Agreement

We welcome the revised Political Declaration’s unchanged wording on regulatory cooperation between the UK and the EU in the areas of aviation safety and chemicals. Whether industry will be supportive of the new deal depends on the Government’s full intentions on future relationship, which must recognise the importance of a close regulatory relationship with our most important overseas markets. 

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Government Publishes No Deal Readiness Report

If there is No Deal, the CAA will take up substantial responsibilities from EASA in aviation safety regulation and Government must urgently make available the resources they will need to perform this vital role. The Government’s priority must be on securing a good deal with the EU, which for our sectors includes continued participation in pan-European regulatory arrangements. 

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ADS Statement on WTO Ruling in Airbus case

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) today announced the levels of tariffs authorised on imports of products into the United States (US) from the European Union (EU). ADS Chief Executive Paul Everitt said: “Trade disputes and tariffs disrupt healthy competition, threaten jobs, and risk reducing the choice available to consumers." 

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Global Headwinds Continue to Impact Aircraft Deliveries

The global aerospace industry has been facing some obvious challenges, and these have resulted in reduced aircraft orders and deliveries. There remains very strong international demand and we expect these to recover and continue on an upward trend in the years ahead. 

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ADS Statement on CCC Letter to Business Secretary on Carbon Emissions and Aviation

The Committee on Climate Change today published its letter to Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom on carbon emissions from aviation, ADS responds. 

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UK Begins Search for Aspiring Rocket Scientists to Retain International Title

The UK’s aspiring astronauts and rocket scientists are being called upon to compete in the UK’s largest youth rocket competition. 

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ADS Welcomes Type 31 Announcement

ADS Chief Executive Paul Everitt welcomes today's announcement on the Type 31 frigate programme. 

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Industry Welcomes Security Export Strategy Launch

The UK security & resilience industry welcomed the launch of a new Security Export Strategy by International Trade Secretary Liz Truss at an event hosted by ADS at DSEI 2019 in London. 

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Defence Community Delivers Pledge for Gender Balance

The Women in Defence Charter has been launched today at Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) by the Minister for Defence Procurement Anne-Marie Trevelyan.