One year ago I was frantically cobbling together a cluster of stories so a brand new website would have enough reading material to be taken seriously. That first day — June 15, 2011 — we posted 15 articles of various types. And you began to read us.
The next day I boarded a plane for Paris to cover Breaking Defense’s first air show, and, to be honest, our first news event. Since then we’ve wracked up close to 15 MILLION page views and often draw more than one million readers each month. Keep reading →
Washington: This year’s Paris Air Show, the year’s largest gathering of the defense and aerospace businesses, will focus on unmanned systems such as the now-famous Predator since that is one of the few growth areas for the defense sector.
The show itself, which starts Monday, promises to be, simply, huge. Some statistics: more than 2,100 international exhibitors;28 international pavilions; 140 aircraft on display including the solar aircraft Solar Impulse; and 138,000 trade visitors plus 200,000 ordinary folks over the seven-day show. Keep reading →