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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.

Augmented reality for grenade launcher training?

Researchers at the US Army Research Laboratory-Orlando have been exploring augmented reality training for the MK-19 grenade launcher.

US announces F-35 global warehousing assignments

As part of the continued advancement of the F-35 Global Support Solution strategy, the Department of Defense has assigned F-35 regional warehousing capability in the European and Pacific regions to the Netherlands and Australia.

Carrier Strike exercise ends ahead of HMS Queen Elizabeth Arrival

As HMS Queen Elizabeth prepares to sail into Portsmouth for the first time tomorrow – the UK carrier strike team have proved their skills on a major US-UK exercise.

Typhoons strike Islamic State sniper teams

Typhoons have attacked an Islamic State defensive position and two sniper teams in Raqqa.

Typhoon jets obliterate Islamic State stronghold in Syria

Typhoon jets conducted an attack against a heavily fortified building held by Islamic State while supporting the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

UK extends training of Ukrainian Armed Forces

The UK is expanding its training of the Ukrainian Armed Forces with new military courses covering threats like countering attacks from snipers, armoured vehicles and mortars.

NATO stresses strong support for Ukraine in face of ‘Russian occupation’

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was on a two-day visit to Ukraine during which he reaffirmed the Alliance’s strong political and practical support for Ukraine.

UK field hospital in South Sudan fully operational

Construction of the hospital came at the request of the UN, and was assessed as one of the best ways UK expertise could support delivery of the UNMISS mandate.

NATO and EU discuss future cooperation at sea

Policy experts, diplomats and military representatives met on Friday to discuss maritime cooperation between NATO and the European Union.

Babcock executive reportedly blasts SNP over aircraft carrier workforce snub

A senior Babcock International executive has been quoted by sources as saying SNP indifference to the sailing of the carrier is a snub to yard workers.