All articles by Grant Turnbull

  1. Virtual World Framework: the next collaborative training revolution?

    Almost all military personnel have used some form of simulation tool throughout their career, whether it’s a flight simulator for…
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    26 Nov
  2. Women to be given go-ahead for British Army combat roles

    A review of women in combat roles began in May and was expected to report its finding by the end…
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    17 Nov
  3. Vietnam and the US: why former enemies became friends

    Next year will mark the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War. Over…
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    9 Nov
  4. British Army and Bloodhound project set sights on 1,000mph speed record

    For the past two years, British Army soldiers have been working alongside the world’s best engineers as part of the…
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    22 Oct
  5. The Putin effect – increasing armoured vehicle lethality with anti-tank missiles

    The number of tanks and armoured vehicles among NATO members has drastically declined from their Cold War levels and some…
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    20 Oct
  6. Ultra-light vehicles and armed drones: AUSA 2014 tech round-up

    Vehicles Several manufacturers showcased new vehicles or components at this year’s AUSA. There was a particular focus on ultra-light vehicles,…
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    14 Oct
  7. Russian aggression spurs Eastern European vehicle modernisation

    During this year’s NATO Summit held in Wales, the UK Government announced it will sell over 100 surplus armoured vehicles…
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    1 Oct
  8. End of an icon: the rise and fall of the Humvee

    If you ask someone outside the military if they’ve ever heard of the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), the…
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    29 Sep
  9. BAE Broadsword: centralised batteries and wire-free textiles for soldiers

    On the modern battlefield, an infantry soldier has to carry batteries for night vision goggles, thermal-imaging sights, electronic counter-measures, personal…
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    28 Sep
  10. Did the US’s secretive spy drone take part in Syria strikes?

    To illustrate Tuesday’s successful airstrikes in Syria, the Pentagon released a number of before/after pictures highlighting the effects of US…
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    24 Sep
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