CAS' Air And Space Power Conference

CAS’ Virtual Air & Space Power Conference 2021 will take place on Wednesday 8th December 2021 from 09.00 to 13.30.  It will be broadcast via Panopto which is accessible using personal devices.  A recording will also be available, accompanied by supporting reference material.

Academic Prizes

A number of academic prizes are awarded by RAF CASPS each year:

  •  The Gordon Shephard Memorial Prize – awarded to the RAF serviceperson who writes the best essay on an air power topic.
  • The Salmond Prize – awarded to the civilian or non-RAF serviceperson who writes the best essay on an air power topic.
  • The CAS Fellows’ Prize – awarded to the CAS fellow who has contributed the most to the study and promotion of air power.
  • The Air Power Defence Research Paper (DRP) prize – awarded to the Advanced Command and Staff College student who attains the highest grade in their DRP.
  • The Two Air Forces Award – awarded to the serving officer or airperson who writes the most significant article of the year on an aspect of RAF History.  Selected by the RAF Historical Society.

For more information on previous prize winners and how to submit an entry, please contact us.

CAS’ Fellowships

The CAS' Fellowships are RAF-sponsored full and part-time post-graduate fellowships, aimed at generating focussed research papers on an air power-related topic and developing the intellectual capital of the RAF.

There is a fellowship to suit all members of the RAF, regardless of rank or specialisation.

For more information see 2021DIN07-077 on the Defence Intranet or contact us. 



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