Christina Mackenzie

Senior European Editor Defense Tecnology Edition, Aviation Week

Posts by Christina Mackenzie

in Ares Dec 03, 2014

The muddy waters of Australia's submarine project

It seems as though every day brings a different “definitive” story about the Australian submarine requirement to replace its troubled....More
in Ares Dec 01, 2014

French state and Airbus play chess with Dassault shares

A 20-year convention has been signed between the French state and the Marcel Dassault family industrial group (GIMD) to ensure that they maintain....More
in Ares Nov 26, 2014

Mistral Blows Cold On Russia

So, the Russians will not be getting the Vladivostok, the Mistral-class landing helicopter dock ordered from France, until some indefinite time in....More
in Ares Nov 10, 2014

Counter-IED training facility opens in the Netherlands

A new facility to help in the fight against Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) has officially opened in Soesterberg, the Netherlands....More
in Ares Oct 30, 2014

Gabon Buys 12 Aravis

Gabon has become the third client for the 4x4 Aravis made by French defence company Nexter, after signing a contract on 29 October to procure 12 of....More
in Ares Oct 28, 2014

Virtual Training

The Euronaval show in Paris this week is not one where one expects to see demonstrations of people wearing strange electronic gadgets and sensors....More
in Ares Oct 28, 2014

Turnkey Not Smorgasbord

In the competition for the most futuristic looking vessel at the Euronaval show being held this week in Paris I would put the clear front runner as....More
in Ares Oct 27, 2014

Noble Arrow Precedes Trident Juncture

France is completing the Noble Arrow certification exercise this week that will qualify the airforce for taking over responsibility for the airborne....More
From The Archives

Aviation Week is approaching its 100th anniversary in 2016. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.

 

Jan 31, 2016
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Tupolev 104: Harsh Proof Of Rapid Soviet Progress (1956) 17

Since little detail was available of the Russian design and built Tupolev 104, a profile was compiled for Aviation Week, based entirely on observations from photographs, experts such as engineers knowledgeable in typical Russian aircraft design and of its landing at London Airport....More
Jan 28, 2016
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A Near View Of French Aviators (1917) 2

Some of the largest battles of the First World War were taking place in France when Aviation Week was first published....More
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