The defence industry briefing

The news, views and numbers you need to know about this month

News in numbers

$740 bn

Value of the 2021 US defence bill unveiled by the US Senate Armed Services Committee


Funding granted by the European Defence Fund to 16 defence industrial projects and three disruptive technology projects


Value of eight contracts awarded in June by the Australian Government under its Defence Innovation Hub funding programme


Value of a request for proposals for a US Army cyber trainig contract, issued by the US DoD in June

205 knots

New record speed achieved by the Sikorsky-Boeing SB-1 Defiant helicopter demonstrator


Planned increase of the Swiss defence budget between 2021 and 2024


Anticipated long-term cuts to defence budgets due to Covid-19, according to analysis by Frost & Sullivan

This month on twitter

BALTOPS 2020 wraps up

The future meets the past

We can't wait to see concepts

RAF responds in record time

Further reading via our website

NATO defence ministers meet this week