Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull is a feature writer for NRI Digital, covering developments in army, naval, air force and aerospace technologies. He is also a contributor to Strategic Defence Intelligence, writing news and providing up-to-date comment on recent events.Grant read War and Security Studies at the University of Hull's Department of Politics and International Studies. His research areas included British defence policy since 1945, counterterrorism and counterinsurgency, defence equipment procurement and UK civil-military relations.This academic background has been supplemented with work in the British Army as a Territorial Army soldier. Grant completed his infantryman course at the prestigious Infantry Training Centre Catterick in 2008 and has since been deployed to the Falkland Islands and as Venue Security at the London Olympics Games.Grant's other experience includes working as an editorial assistant for a major defence think-tank in London. He has also contributed to a leading political magazine in Westminster and his local newspaper in north London. In 2013, Grant completed an NCTJ Journalism Diploma at the News Associates training school in south London. 

All articles by Grant Turnbull

  1. Measuring Biological Aptitude: enhancing soldier “biological awareness”

    The demand for highly skilled personnel in the military is constantly increasing, particularly in today’s network-centric battlespace where cyber attacks…
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    13 May
  2. Can logistics software solve NATO’s troop mobility issue in Europe?

    Logistics is often referred to as the “sinews of war”, linking forward-deployed units with support elements to ensure they are…
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    3 Apr
  3. Under armour: the US Army’s new soldier protection system

    After several years of research and development, the US Army is now in the process of fielding its new Soldier…
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    25 Mar
  4. Quantum leap: atomic sensing for the military

    Quantum mechanics has revolutionised science, exploring phenomena that cannot be explained through the laws of classical physics. The discipline was…
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    11 Mar
  5. Breathing fire: US Marine experimentation and the rise of Sea Dragon

    Conflicts since the end of the Cold War have predominantly focused on fighting asymmetric forces, an era defined by the…
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    23 Jan

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