Paris Air Show

Torpy Leads UK Defense Delegation

 - June 20, 2007, 11:14 AM

The UK is wheeling out the big guns at the show this year, led by chief of the air staff, air chief marshall Sir Glenn Torpy. Alan Garwood, head of the Defence Export Services Organisation, and air vice marshal Gavin Mackay, senior military adviser to DESO, are joining him here in Paris. According to DESO, the UK has won an average of $8 billion in defense equipment export orders each year for the past five years, and it hopes that this year’s total will surpass the 2006 intake of $10 billion.