Podcast: Trending Topics In Defense At The Dubai Airshow

The UAE’s interest in the F-35 was one of the major talking points of the last Dubai Airshow, but with a formal order placed by Abu Dhabi, the topic is conspicuous by its absence at the 2021 edition. Our defense editors ask why in the first of our Dubai Airshow podcasts. Also discussed, ballistic missile protection for the region, and is Russia’s Sukhoi starting a trend in aviation-related perfumes?

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Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois covers French aerospace for Aviation Week & Space Technology.

Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.