Thomas Tamblyn

This VR Battle Helmet Is Just Like 'Iron Man' (And We've Worn It) | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Tech

This is the BAE Striker II Helmet-Mounted Display (HMD). It is - put simply - the world's most advanced helmet. The idea? To take pilots out of re...

Distracted by a Big, Shiny Arms Deal - David Cameron Has Abandoned a British Citizen, Please Help

Alastair Sloan | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK
Alastair Sloan

Cameron blushed. Our arms industry credentials were in tatters. While this botched deal was playing out, a British citizen named Afsana Lauchaux, was in serious trouble. She still is...

Eurofighter, India and the UK

Kaye Stearman | Posted 07.04.2012 | UK Politics
Kaye Stearman

The procurement choices of the Indian air force rarely make the UK news. Not so the announcement of 31 January that the Indian government had selected the Rafale jet fighter in preference to the Eurofighter Typhoon. The decision was reported widely, often emotionally, in UK print and broadcast media.

How Much Did Libyan Military Operation Cost Britain? It Might Be Less Than You Think

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.12.2011 | UK Politics

The cost to the British government of military intervention in Libya is estimated to be £212m, almost a third less than ministers' previous predictio...

Michael Rundle

UK Has 'No Defence Industrial Strategy' Expert Claims After BAE Cuts | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK

The UK has no defence industrial strategy "at all" a defence expert has claimed amid BAE Systems's announcement that 2,942 jobs will be cut from its m...

BAE Set To Axe Thousands Of Jobs

PA | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Defence giant BAE Systems is set to end days of speculation by announcing around 3,000 job cuts. Union leaders have expressed ...