Welcome back to DSEI

Welcome to the first of our DSEI 2021 daily show news emails. We’re delighted to be back on the live show news circuit this week, and our team of journalists have already been busy to bring you news and insight related to themes and products being explored at the event.

Highlights include:

  • Airbus aims to engage with the UK RAF New Medium Helicopter programme
  • RAF optimism that it has overcome cost issues with procurement of the Protector UAV


  • A video interview with Dr Michael Holden on what to expect from the DSEI Space Hub this year

Continues below…

News to come on Day 1 includes an interview with BMT about a new highly autonomous naval concept plus reports from Chris Foss on the latest CV90 turret system and the 40mm Case Telescoped Armament System.

Keynote speeches include technological aspects of the UK Integrated Review for the British Army (Lt Gen Chris Tickell, Deputy Chief of the General Staff).

Additionally, Matt Smith, Director of Analysis at Shephard Media, chairs a session in the Naval Zone on ‘Operational Advantage: Digitising, Automating and Enhancing the Lethality of the Royal Navy’.

In the air domain, senior RAF officials and industry executives discuss ‘The Next Generation Air Force – Integrated for Advantage, Across all Domains, In Partnership with Industry’.