Welcome to the new edition of Aero Quarterly, put together by our team in Paris and Brussels with a focus on Europe. We feature a fascinating article by Victor Vuillard, Cybersecurity CTO at French drone manufacturer Parrot, who tells us why Europe would do well to adopt the US Army’s “Trusted Drones” model for cybersecurity.
The profile of the supply chain sector has, arguably, never been higher, in part due to the realisation of society’s reliance on logistics during the Covid-19 pandemic. The importance and role of sustainability, along with other key trends, not least the growth of eCommerce, widespread skills shortages and the role of technology and digitalisation are all helping to drive behavioural change in the sector.
The rapid pace of technological advancements has highlighted the disparity in pace between what we would like to achieve and how we can facilitate this next generation of technology. In this report we discuss the future of communications, primarily through 6G networks, and the future direction of the automotive industry.