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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NEWS AND EVENTS

  • 7 Sep
    HQ Lecture

    The Vickers Wellington

    This lecture will be delivered by Dr Steve Bond, who will be talking about the Vickers Wellington, the only RAF bomber to serve in its original role from the first day of the European war to the last, and to serve as such in every theatre of World War II in a wide variety of roles.

  • 7 Sep
    Branch Event

    RAF Air-to-Air Missiles- The First 30 Years

    Covers the 50s period when Fireflash was developed, together with Aberporth Range & LLanbedr airfield, goes in the 60s period with Lightning )Firestreak & Red Top), then to Phantom (Sparrow III & Sidewinder) (70s) and finishes with Skyflash (Tornado ADV)(80s). Also firing AAMs against Jindivik in Aberporth Range operating from Valley, and high-level firings against Stilletto high-speed tgts.

  • 10 Sep
    HQ Lecture

    Flight Test Lecture

    This lecture will be organised by the Flight Test Group. Further details will be available shortly.

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