This week is Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (#TEWeek19) in the UK, led by EngineeringUK, which aims to raise the profile and change perceptions of engineering among young people, their parents and teachers, and to inspire future engineers.
Did you know that in 2016, at any given time, an estimated 40.3 million people worldwide were in modern slavery, including 24.9 million in forced labour? New cases are being published weekly, and we are keen to work with supply chain partners and industry peers, to play in a role in tackling this challenging topic.
When industry, government and defence professionals from across the Indo-Asia-Pacific region converge on Sydney next week for the Pacific International Maritime Exposition, we will be on site showcasing our capabilities and products in the fields of advanced engineering, complex test & evaluation and combat training & rehearsal.
It has been an exciting and thought provoking week at the Defence & Security Equipment International. An estimated 35,000 people have visited the show from countries across the globe. Our team on the ground share their thoughts on the final day.
Day three of DSEI looked intensively at the ways in which new technology could be adopted by defence both quickly and, more importantly, realistically. With the threat of disruptive technologies ever-present across all domains, the opportunity for the defence sector to adopt and convert existing and emerging commercial technology at pace could provide a phenomenal advantage in mission-critical environments in the very near future.