Disruptive Technology for Defence Transformation Blog
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.
We 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, Former Commander Joint Forces Command (2013-2016), UK Vice Chief of Defence Staff, Commander Joint Forces Command and many very 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.