Upcoming Event: The DEHS Russell Burns Spring Lecture will take place on Wednesday 30 May 2018 at the Steam Museum, Swindon.  The DEHS is delighted that this year’s lecture will be given by Prof. Simon Watts, MBE, DSc, FREng, Visiting Professor in the Dept. of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University College, London on UK Maritime Surveillance Radars for the RAF, 1950–2010See here for further details and to book a place.

DEHS normally hosts two events each year – a spring lecture and an autumn symposium. Occasionally, visits are arranged to a place of interest in the history of defence electronics.

The annual Spring Lecture is given by an invited speaker, who has normally had a distinguished career in the field of defence electronics.

DEHS hosts an annual Autumn Symposium broad theme of relevance to the history of defence electronics.

DEHS Autumn Symposium 2017

Our 2017 Autumn Symposium was Savage ‘Little’ Wars and took place on Friday 13 October at STEAM, Museum of the Great Western Railway, Swindon. This was the last such event.  Find out more and see photos of the event here.

Hard-copy versions of some Autumn Symposium presentations are available as Proceedings, which are still available for purchase.

Some recent Spring Lectures and Autumn Symposia have been recorded and are now available as podcasts.