The 2019 Disruptive Technology Conference saw over 200 defence leaders and technology innovators come together to discuss how the rapid pace and significance of Digital Age Technology is reshaping Defence and Security capability, operations and procurement.
This blog highlights the foreword from General Sir Richard Barrons (Ret), conference chairmen – Lieutenant General Mark Poffley, Vice Admiral Duncan Potts, and Air Marshal Graham Stacey.
If you would like to download the entire report click the link here.
Ahead of this year's Disruptive Technology for Defence Transformation conference, Defence iQ spoke to conference partner Deloitte about the defence sector embracing disruptive technologies.
See an excerpt from the Q&A below or view the full article here.
To take this discussion further, download the Disruptive Technology for Defence Transformation Agenda.
With £75 million having been invested for innovative projects, the Royal Navy is a leading example of how defence forces can and should be embracing technological developments.
In this blog, Defence iQ have had the opportunity to discuss two of the Royal Navy's most recent ongoing projects - the hi-tech accelerator, NavyX, and the procurement process overhaul, Maritime UxV, with Colonel Dan Cheesman, Chief Technology Officer, Royal Navy.
Last September, General Sir Richard Barrons, UK Vice Chief of Defence Staff, Commander Joint Forces Command and many senior national military and NATO leaders met at the annual Disruptive Technology for Defence Transformation conference.
Ahead of this year’s conference, General Sir Barrons has contributed to a Post Show Report which summarisies the key discussions, themes and recommendations of the high-level meeting last year, giving insights into where the future of the industry lies.