DSEI 23 Full Programme


Additive manufacturing in Defence: challenges and opportunities

12 Sep 2023
Aerospace Forum
Agile Acquisition & Rapid Delivery
  • This session will discuss the challenges and the opportunities for additive manufacture (AM) at point of use within the aerospace and defence arena
  • Current challenges of AM, focusing on materials, processes and logistics
  • The opportunities AM at point of use presents
  • The future of AM within the aerospace and defence arena
  • Participants will leave with a clearer understanding of the challenges and opportunities that AM presents in Aerospace and Defence system delivery and operation
Mr Andy Barnes, Director – Sector Management - Manufacturing Technology Centre
Mr Steven Barnes BEng(Hons) MSc, Additive Manufacturing Process & Capability Lead - BAE Systems
Group Captain Leonie Boyd, Assistant Head Weapons and Support Capability - Royal Air Force
Jonathan Morley, Programme Director - Material Availability Services - Babcock International Group
Kieron Salter, Chief Executive Officer - Digital Manufacturing Centre (DMC)
Dr. Ross Trepleton, Associate Director – Technology Strategy - Manufacturing Technology Centre

Session Sponsor:

Catapult HVM
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Supported By


ministry of defence

supported by

uk defence and security exports