All articles by Andrew Tunnicliffe

Andrew Tunnicliffe

Multi-domain operations in the future battlespace

With diplomatic tensions and conflict commanding the world’s attention, it is increasingly clear that a new age of military operations beckons.

Synthetic effect – does simulation offer a solution to readiness problem?

Simulation and synthetic environments could offer a way to help solve the data crunch in warfare.

Sweden, Finland and the balancing act of NATO expansion

As the Russian war against Ukraine continues, NATO needs to decide what to do about Finland and Sweden’s applications to join the alliance.

The next frontier of military communications

Communication technology is evolving rapidly, changing the way military forces communicate but also creating new threats. We explore the latest developments in military communications networks and technology.

International collaboration on cyber warfare: an essential plan, but is it realistic?

The French president has launched an initiative to tackle malicious actors in cyberspace, backed by some 50 nations. International collaboration is essential for cybersecurity, but how realistic is it? Andrew Tunnicliffe talks to cyber experts to find out.

British military bases abroad: what does the future hold?

The UK has decided to retain some of its facilities and select personnel in Germany despite long-standing plans to withdraw from the country. What message does this send to NATO and Russia?

Robotic warfare: training exercise breaches the future of conflict

In a first of its kind exercise, robots have been used to breach defences in a joint drill by US and British forces. What is the significance of this milestone for the army and robotics?

Is synthetic the next generation of military training?

Technological advances in virtual and augmented reality mean that service personnel have a world of training environments quite literally at their fingertips. What are the latest developments in synthetic training environments?

Predicting cyberattacks: the need for new cyber security tools

Preparation is crucial for protecting against cyberattacks and being able to predict when they are coming and where they are coming from is becoming increasingly important for the defence industry. The UK’s Defence and Security Accelerator is tackling the issue with a new competition to spur innovation in predictive tools.

Live-fire ranges: take aim, fire, now clean up

The damage live-fire ranges can do to the environment has only recently become apparent. Andrew Tunnicliffe takes a look at what the risks are, how they can be addressed and the importance of good training.