In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Farnborough Air Show is going fully digital this year. We speak to the organisers to find out what it takes to bring an air show online, and round up some of the highlights from the new-format event.

In 2021, the Royal Navy’s Project Selborne will kick off a major contract to bring together all aspects of navy training. We speak to a consortium of Elbit, Raytheon, Capita and Fujitsu to get the inside track on their bid.

University of Missouri engineers have designed a flexible material that can help buildings withstand multiple earthquakes. We find out about its potential for military applications, such as protecting against vibration in mechanical parts and new capabilities in soldier protection and manoeuvring.

Also in the next issue, we take a look at drone maker Parrot’s mission to move into defence markets, hear from QinetiQ about the development of digital test and evaluation systems for military equipment, and speak to Digital Concepts Engineering about its involvement in the Army Warfighting Experiment.

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