British company Aeralis is developing a new class of military trainer aircraft which it says will be compatible with sixth-generation fighter jets currently in development by various countries. We find out about the challenges of designing a training aircraft for jets that don’t yet exist, and what the requirements for sixth-generation trainers will be.

Also in the next issue we hear from Eleanor Fairford, head of cyber assessment at the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre, how the cybersecurity environment and nature of attacks has changed over the past year, and speak to Brigham Bechtel, MarkLogic’s chief strategy officer and a veteran of the US Intelligence Community, about the importance of having access to mission critical data for a decision advantage across the full spectrum of operations.

Plus, we preview the top themes expected at this year’s DSEI, find out what the UK Dstl is looking for with its newly launched Intelligent Ship competition, and speak to Patriot One about its new video recognition system for homeland security applications.

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