Welcome to the RAeS Weapon Systems & Technology Group

The Weapons Systems and Technology Group covers all aspects of air, ground and sea launched weapons systems. It examines the design and development of individual components and their integration into working systems and covers aerodynamics, avionics, propulsion, guidance, armament and evasion systems

In This Section

  • Events

    Details on forthcoming RAeS Weapon Systems & Technology Conferences, Lectures & Seminars

  • Committee

    Meet the people who drive the Weapon System & Technology Group’s activities

  • Contact Us

    Contact the Group or join the Weapon Systems & Technology Mailing List

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October 2014


  • 1 Oct

    Education and Skills Conference 2014

    The need to attract, inspire, recruit and train new staff on a sustainable basis has long been recognised by the aviation and aerospace sectors. New opportunities and pathways are now becoming available that will enable the industry to start filling the “skills gap”. The Society's second annual Education and Skills Conference will look at how various organisations and industry partners are working together to address skills needs for the aerospace and aviation sector, from engaging with and trai

  • 1 Oct
    Named Lecture

    Cierva Named Lecture 2014

    The Cierva Lecture is named after Juan de la Cierva, FRAeS, an aeronautical engineer who pioneered rotary flight. In 1926 with the backing of the Weir brothers he formed the Cierva Autogiro Company and it was his development of rotor blade design and articulated rotor blades, which played a major role in the first successful helicopter in 1936.

  • 6 Oct
    Branch Event

    I Used to be an RAeS Branch Chairman – So What Happened Next ?

    I Used to be an RAeS Branch Chairman – So What Happened Next ? by Gp Capt Andy Tait