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Tom Dunlop

Tom has spent the last 13 years working in the defence industry, specifically military and commercial shipbuilding. His work has taken him around Europe and the Far East, he is currently based in Scotland.

HMS Shoreham returns to the Clyde after a three-year deployment

HMS Shoreham has returned to Scotland.

Bomb scare hoax at Glasgow hospital

A phone call warning of a bomb at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow was recieved by Police Scotland yesterday, luckily it turned out to be a hoax.

BAE wins $68.5m U.S. Navy contract to support landing system

The AN/SPN-46(V)1 is a 'Precision Approach and Landing System' designed to to guide aircraft back to the carrier.

British Army to ban smoking by 2022

While vaping will be permitted in certain areas, all tobacco products will be banned by the 31st of December next year.

BAE completes overseas support of British Carrier Strike Group

In addition to planned work, a team of 30 BAE Systems personnel joined HMS Diamond at short notice in the Mediterranean to address an emergent technical issue.

NATO warships enter Black Sea

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two units have entered the Black Sea for the third time this year.

Boeing delivers first Block III F/A-18 Super Hornet to U.S. Navy

Boeing delivered the first of 78 contracted Block III F/A-18 Super Hornets to the U.S. Navy this month.  

Troops engage in live firing exercise near Dumfries

The 4th Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment were in Dumfries and Galloway earlier this month for a tactical exercise.

India purchases 56 Airbus C295 aircraft

India has formalised the acquisition of 56 Airbus C295 aircraft to replace the Indian Air Force legacy AVRO fleet.

Boeing awarded $757m contract to build P-8s for Germany

Boeing has won a contract valued approximately $757 million to build five P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft for Germany.