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Tom Dunlop

Tom Dunlop
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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.

Harpoon missile in-service support extension agreed

Babcock International has announced a further year contract extension has been agreed to continue in-service support to the Harpoon Missile System for the Royal Navy.

Turkey takes charge of NATO high readiness force

Built around Turkey’s 66th Mechanised Infantry Brigade of around 4,200 troops, a total of around 6,400 soldiers are part of the high readiness force.

Royal Marines ‘shoot down’ US Marine Corps Cobra gunships

Royal Marines recently 'shot down' two US Marine Corps AH-1V Cobra gunships with Javelin missiles before 'ambushing' American armour.

HMS Queen Elizabeth gets additional Phalanx gun

Phalanx is designed for use as an anti-aircraft and anti-missile defence weapon.

British firm delivers first Robotic Combat Vehicle to US Army

QinetiQ and Pratt Miller Defense have announced the delivery of the first Robotic Combat Vehicle – Light (RCV-L) to the U.S. Army.

Rolls-Royce delivers power system for Lockheed laser weapon

Rolls-Royce has delivered an upgraded thermal management and power system from its 'ColdFire' technology line to power directed energy weapon field testing in 2021.

Army Reserve Soldiers ‘face dawn attack’

Army Reserve Soldiers from the 4th Battalion The Princess of Wales Royal Regiment have been on exercise on Salisbury Plain.

RAF aircraft declares emergency over Northumberland

A Royal Air Force E-3D Sentry early warning aircraft has declared an emergency in the air over Northumberland and appears to be burning off fuel over the North Sea in preparation for its return to RAF Waddington.

Robot dogs to enhance security at U.S. Air Force Base

A U.S. Air Force base is to implement semi-autonomous robot dogs into their patrolling regiment.

British Army assist with COVID-19 antigen testing

The test is designed to provide rapid results to be used in public venues such as airports and theatres.