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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.

What is SPEAR 3 and why is it important?

The 'Select Precision Effects At Range Capability 3' (SPEAR 3) is an air-to-ground, anti-tank, anti-structure and anti-ship missile.

One of the world’s premier fighter aircraft – The Typhoon

The Typhoon is a highly capable and agile fourth-generation combat aircraft and is the backbone of the RAF's combat air capability.

Analysts recap global defence spending for 2017, eye future growth

The first annual Global Defence Snapshot by Forecast International indicates continued growth in the worldwide market following relatively flat investment over the course of the 2015-2016 period.

Mare Harbour jetty improvements complete in Falkland Islands

The MoD say the jetty will improve military capability in the Falkland Islands and improve life for personnel on the Islands.

ADS Group solves email deliverability issues and combats phishing with OnDMARC

ADS Group is a UK‐based trade organisation that represents the aerospace, defence, security and space sectors, with membership made up of over 1,000 UK...

The E-3D Sentry – A look at a British Airborne Early Warning stalwart

The US designed E-3D Sentry AEW.Mk 1 is an airborne early warning (AEW) and command and control aircraft in British service, but what does that mean?

Report finds MoD ‘up to £4.2bn worse off’ after military homes are sold off

A National Audit Office report reveals that the MoD is paying £178 million a year to rent properties it sold and now leases back. The...

Amphibious capability celebrates 40th anniversary

A unique capability partnership that began 40 years ago has been further recognised when engineers from the Bundeswehr 130 Pionerbataillon and elements from 75 Engineer Regiment formed a 250m amphibious crossing across the River Elbe at Artlenburg near Hamburg.

Will the F-35 feature laser weapons in the future?

Lockheed Martin is considering laser weapon concepts for use by the F-35 and other aircraft.

US sending 3,000 more troops to Afghanistan

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has announced that the US is sending another 3,000 troops to Afghanistan, an increase of over 25 percent in the number of American forces there.