Interviews

Defense News offers exclusive interviews with military and industry decision-makers from around the globe.

Dubai Airshow
Edge Group’s CEO talks drone swarms, 3D printing and export plans
Emirati defense conglomerate Edge Group has had the biggest share of announcements at the 2021 Dubai Airshow between systems unveilings, contracts finalizations and the signing of memorandums of understand understanding. But what arguably stands out the most is the number of autonomous systems at the company’s booth, which made up about half of the offerings on display.
US Army’s hypersonic supervisor talks tech portfolio
Since Lt. Gen. L. Neil Thurgood took over the U.S. Army’s Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office, he’s overseen the Pentagon’s attempt to build the U.S. hypersonic weapons industrial base, begun fielding hypersonic launchers and other equipment to the first unit to receive the capability and has started building out the first battery of a laser-weapon equipped Stryker combat vehicle.
5 questions with Airbus Spain’s FCAS lead
In 2019, Spain signed onto the Franco-German Future Combat Air System program to develop a fighter jet, weapons and drones by 2040. Airbus is playing a lead role in the developing phase.
Load More