A Lego Minigun

A spot of fun courtesy of the Firearm Blog

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXSc0z5ec3E#t=67

Now that is talent

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Site Tinkering

Am implementing a new theme today so expect lots of changes as things get settled in

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402 Pages of Acronyms and Abbreviations

402 Pages of Acronyms and Abbreviations

Everything you always wanted to know about MoD TLA’s but WTSCTA

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New Strides for the Royal Navy

New Strides for the Royal Navy

Contract news;

Military uniforms. Manufacture, supply and Fitting of a range of Royal Navy (RN) parade uniforms consisting mainly of jackets, trousers, skirts and greatcoats.

£8.222 million

https://twitter.com/NavyLookout/status/487141587441704960

https://twitter.com/NavyLookout/status/477358376893300736

 

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A Day in the Life of Taranis

A Day in the Life of Taranis

A new video from BAE

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5FMwisjKpI

I don’t know about you but that looks bloody impressive

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Tags: Unmanned

Merlin Mk2 and a bit

Only a few weeks after the MoD was lauding the introduction of the all new Merlin Mk2 ahead of schedule and to budget is contract news detailing a £21.4 million contract to Lockheed Martin for modification to their DAS.

Merlin Mk2 and a bit

Only a few weeks after the MoD was lauding the introduction of the all new Merlin Mk2 ahead of schedule and to budget is contract news detailing a £21.4 million contract to Lockheed Martin for modification to their DAS.

A Rather Large Aircraft Carrier

A Rather Large Aircraft Carrier

News from Cyprus.

Commenting on ISIS and the use of RAF Akrotiri

not object to the use of the British Bases for any military operation against a terrorist organisation like this one which is the worst kind that we have ever met

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Anyway, a video…

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Army 2020 Protected Mobility Vehicle Conversion Contract

Army 2020 Protected Mobility Vehicle Conversion Contract

The title of the contract note is

Converting Protected Mobility Vehicles to Support A2020 Force Structures.

The details

Armoured military vehicles. Armoured military vehicles.

To provide Fleet Conversion services for the Army’s Protected Mobility (PM) fleet of vehicles to achieve the correct variant mix to meet the requirements of the Army 2020 (A2020) Force Development Strategy, against the…

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4x4 Aviation and the VV Plane

4×4 Aviation and the VV Plane

Just when you think all the vertical lift innovation is happening elsewhere you find out about a British company called 4×4 Aviation.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcfuwdsgZdo

Their concept is to utilise a ducted fan propulsion system with power provided by a hybrid engine and energy storage system to deliver 20 foot ISO containers. It is scaleable from small unmanned system with a payload of…

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DES&S Managed Service Provider

DES&S Managed Service Provider

After failing to do it one go the MoD decided to carve up DE&S into smaller chunks.

The Independent has reported that two contracts for Managed Service Provider, one for the RAF and RN, the other for the Army and joint projects have been let.

The winners are reportedly Bechtel for former and CH2M Hill the latter.

They also report that the Human Resources package will be awarded to PWC.

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