Christina Mackenzie

Senior European Editor Defense Tecnology Edition, Aviation Week

Posts by Christina Mackenzie

in Ares Oct 27, 2014

Not just a concept: SMX Ocean from DCNS

DCNS, the French naval systems group, revealed the SMX Ocean submarine derived from the Barracuda on the first day of the Euronaval show in the....More
in Ares Oct 24, 2014

Saudi army mountain training

About 40 Saudi officers are finishing 12 days of training in the French Alps today with the 27th French mountain infantry brigade to learns skills....More
in Ares Oct 24, 2014

Qatari coast guard orders 20 Italian RIBs

The Qatari Coast Guard has placed an order with Al-Dar Marine, a Qatari-owned maritime business,  for 20 search and rescue RIBs (rigid....More
in Ares Sep 09, 2014

French defense exports rise 42 percent

France's defense exports soared 42.7% in 2013 compared to those of 2012, according to a report to parliament released today....More
in Ares Sep 08, 2014

Export authorisations linked to mergers in Germany

Germany's Economic Minister Siegmar Gabriel has been reported over the past few weeks as wanting to implement a strict ban on defense exports and....More
in Ares Sep 04, 2014

Mistral Delivery To Russia Put On Hold

France will not be delivering the BPC Mistral-class Vladivostok helicopter landing dock to Russia next month as planned....More
in Ares Jul 01, 2014

Two of Europe's major land defense companies finally decide to merge

Nexter Systems of France and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann are the happy fiancés....More
in Ares Jun 19, 2014

Turkish rifle goes walkabout

Something appeared to be missing off one of the Turkish companies' stands at Eurosatory....More
in Ares Jun 17, 2014

Impressive live demonstrations at Eurosatory

Some impressive live demonstrations are scheduled twice a day during the duration of the Eurosatory land and air-land defense show in Paris this week....More
in Ares Jun 17, 2014

Demonstrators slip into Eurosatory

A handful of anti-Israeli demonstrators today somehow managed to slip past stringent badging and security measures at the Eurosatory land and air-....More
A Century of Aviation Week

Aviation Week & Space Technology is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. In a series of blogs, our editors highlight editorial content from the magazine's long and rich history.

 

Aug 26, 2016
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When Aviation Week Was Accused of Treason -- The Back Story Revealed 5

A 1957 revelation that the U.S. was tracking Soviet missile launches from a secret radar in Turkey has its roots in sleuthing of students from Kettering Grammar School in the UK....More
Aug 23, 2016
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When Aviation Week Was Accused Of Treason 22

Aviation Week editors routinely get blowback when they write about sensitive topics, and the best example of that may be an October 1957 story that revealed the U.S. had been tracking Russian missile launches from advanced long-range radar units in Turkey....More
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