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Tom

Mechanical Development Engineer based in Somerset

Blimps Ahoy!

Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) have brought back their demonstrator HAV304 from the US Army, after the cancellation of the Long-Endurance Multi-intelligence Vehicle (LEMV) programme. Now renamed Airlander 10, HAV plan to reassemble the Airlander 10 in the UK (subject to…

Information Security, Russian style

The Russian Federal Guard service have purchased six typewriters to use to write secret documents in order to prevent them being leaked electronically, ala Wikileaks. Each of the typewriters has a different pattern of type allowing any documents produced to be…

ScanEagles for the RN

Not too many major stories to have come out of the Paris Air Show this year, but one that has been far too long in coming: the MoD have finally signed the contract for an interim naval UAV. The ScanEagle will be deployed…