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Identity of F-35 Lightning Training Squadron Announced

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Air Force

The squadron which will train future Royal Air Force and Royal Navy F-35B Lightning pilots at RAF Marham has been announced as 207 Squadron.

Booming city, leaking network

Added: Over a year ago by ABB

If the 1.5 million motorbikes that cram the streets of Ho Chi Minh City everyday queued one behind the other, they would still cover less than one tenth of the local water distribution network,...

Frigates secure the seas for HMS Queen Elizabeth on maiden sea voyage

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

Two Royal Navy frigates have joined HMS Queen Elizabeth to secure the seas around the giant aircraft carrier as she embarks on her maiden sea trials.

Royal Navy air crew rescues last survivor of sunken tanker

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

A Royal Navy air crew has rescued the last survivor of a sunken tanker in the Indian Ocean at the end of a dramatic day-long international rescue which saved 13 lives. Royal Navy Air Engineering...

Multi-billion pound deal signed for first three new Type 26 frigates

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

The first of the Royal Navy's next-generation frigates will be laid down before the month is out after a £3.7 billion order was placed for three Type 26s.

BAE Systems using gaming and F1 technology to transform military training

Added: Over a year ago by BAE Systems

Training military pilots and engineers takes thousands of hours and millions of pounds of equipment, but BAE Systems are speeding up the process using technology you can buy at Argos.  

Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth sails for the first time

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

The Royal Navy’s largest ever warship today put to sea for the first time to commence sea trials off the coast of Scotland.

Royal Navy wakeboarding championships

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

The Royal Navy held its first official RN Wakeboard Championships last month at Boxend Park, Bedford – only a year after the sports first team was created.

HMS Albion set to return to sea

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

One of the Royal Navy’s largest warships is returning to sea after being in extended readiness in Devonport for almost six years. HMS Albion is in the final stages of completing an extensive...

Arup engineers celebrated in ‘Top 50 Women in Engineering under 35’ list

Added: Over a year ago by Arup

Four Arup engineers have been named in The Telegraph’s Top 50 UK female engineers under 35 list– more than any other firm. Geotechnical engineer Áine Ní Bhreasail, civil...

A young graduate is calling on more women to take on engineering roles

Added: Over a year ago by AWE

Catriona Hudson is calling on women to be determined to increase the number of women in engineering roles.

Iron Duke shows her good and bad sides in NATO's Baltic war games

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

HMS Iron Duke played friend and foe as the largest British participant in NATO's largest workout in the Baltic. For the third year in a row the Portsmouth frigate joined warships, troops and air...

HMS Collingwood supports International Women in Engineering Day

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

Female weapon engineers at HMS Collingwood are proud to be supporting International Women in Engineering Day today (Friday 23 June).

International Women in Engineering Day celebrated by Royal Navy female engineers

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

With the Year of the Engineer just months away and International Women in Engineering Day being celebrated today (Friday 23 June), some of the Royal Navy’s senior female engineers are leading...

BAE Systems graduate named one of UK’s Top 50 Women in Engineering

Added: Over a year ago by BAE Systems

A BAE Systems graduate who was instrumental in designing the first engineering badge for the Girlguides has been named one of the country’s leading female engineers in The Daily...

Life through a lens - putting women in engineering in focus

Added: Over a year ago by SSE

SSE is using this year’s International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) to launch a new film which aims to bust some of the myths associated with women in engineering.

BP funds AI development in oil and gas

Added: Over a year ago by BP

BP Ventures, the investment arm of global energy giant BP, has awarded $20 million (£25.9 million) of funding to artificial intelligence and cognitive computing firm Beyond Ventures.

IBM augmented reality system lets engineers look through walls

Added: Over a year ago by IBM

Turning my head to the left, two large white pipes come into view. They are hidden behind a thick, opaque wall with a mounted telephone, but I can see their vertical path up from the floor, joining...

Submarine-hunting Merlin joins Westminster

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

If there's something strange in your neighbourhood. Who you gonna call? HMS Westminster and her Merlin Mk2. Meet Gatekeeper, named for guardian to underworld from Ghostbusters, and now a permanent...

Royal Navy women’s sailing team blow opposition out of the water

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

An all-female Royal Navy team entered the ninth Dubarry Women’s Open Keelboat Championship for the first time recently. The Championship was hosted by the Hamble River Sailing Club over the...

BRNC unbeaten on rugby tour to Canada

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

Britannia Royal Naval College rugby team returned unbeaten from a tour of Canada, which saw them not concede a single point. The squad of 32 travelled to Kingston and Toronto to take on the Royal...

Checkmate for drug-runners as Navy's new helicopter begins seven-month crimefighting mission

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

The Navy's new helicopter is weighing into the fight against drug-running in the Caribbean - and life-saving should natural disaster strike between now and Christmas. Wildcat ZZ530 - callsign...

Britain must recruit one worker every 77 seconds to meet construction needs, claims Arcadis

Added: Over a year ago by Arcadis

British construction must recruit over 400,000 people each and every year between now and 2021 – equivalent to one worker every 77 seconds – if it is to create the homes and...

London Bridge wins Institution of Civil Engineers “Greatest Contribution to London” Award - London Mayor praises team behind station redevelopment

Added: Over a year ago by Arcadis

London, UK - London Bridge Station has received the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) most prestigious Greatest Contribution to London award, which is given to the project that most...

Jaguar Land Rover expert discusses the key role of metrology

Added: Over a year ago by Jaguar Land Rover

Dr Bin Cai, powertrain metrology manager at Jaguar Land Rover and previously at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry, will be talking about the key role of metrology as the interface...

Engineers aim to sweep up junk in space

Added: Over a year ago

Jason Forshaw, aerospace engineer at the University of Surrey, speaks to Joseph Flaig about the RemoveDebris mission to capture orbital rubbish You might know that there’s about 7,000 tonnes...

One Planet Vision - Part 1

Added: Over a year ago by Cundall

An interview with Pooran Desai, OBE, Co-Founder of Bioregional and International Director of One Planet Communities Cundall shares the One Planet vision of a sustainable world in which people...

QinetiQ and BAE Systems partner to exploit electric drive technology worldwide

Added: Over a year ago by QinetiQ

QinetiQ has signed a teaming agreement with BAE Systems Inc. to support international exploitation of the E-X-Drive electric drive system for tracked combat vehicles. This teaming combines...

QinetiQ teams awarded by Minister for Defence Procuremment

Added: Over a year ago by QinetiQ

Each year, the Minister for Defence Procurement, currently Harriett Baldwin MP, presents awards for outstanding examples of best practice and achievement of excellence in defence acquisitions. This...

The formula for being funny

Added: Over a year ago by Cundall

Engineers like equations. Engineers like maths. Engineers like being taken seriously. Engineers don’t like uncertainty. So, you can understand why it was with huge trepidation that I...

Balancing noise in an airport

Added: Over a year ago by Cundall

I recently finished the acoustic design of several projects within an international Airport. Acoustic design of airports is a balancing act – it’s not just about blocking out the...

HMS Monmouth seizes £65M of heroin and cannabis in major drugs bust

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

Royal Navy frigate HMS Monmouth has seized £65m of cannabis and heroin from a suspect vessel in the Indian Ocean, dealing a major blow to the funding of terrorism. Sailors and Royal Marines...

British Steel delivers £126 million turnaround in first year

Added: Over a year ago by British Steel

British Steel today reported a £126 million turnaround in its first year as an independent business, providing a solid foundation for further growth. The company made £47 million...

HMS Diamond shows Type 45’s potent firepower in high sea missile test

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

In a flash of fire and smoke, Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond has tested her world-beating Sea Viper missile system off the coast of Scotland. Blasting from the warship's silo, the missile flew four...

Wildcat wows on first full deployment east of Suez

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

Yes, it's real. Dad really is home… Six-year-old Belle rubs the hair of POAET Simon Fisher on the pan at RNAS Yeovilton after the senior rating and his colleagues completed nine gruelling...

Britannia Royal Naval College Open Day 2017

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC) will be opening its gates to visitors on Saturday 8 July to give members of the public an opportunity to take a look around the world renowned College. The...

French-British task force deals another blow to terrorists with major drugs bust

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

A French-British task force dealt a £75m blow to terrorists after scoring the second major drugs bust in a month. Australian frigate HMAS Arunta pounced on a dhow tracked by units assigned...

Summer comes early for the Alumni team in London

Added: Over a year ago by MThree Consulting

It was a beautiful evening for our London-based Alumni Associates to enjoy views of St Paul’s Cathedral from Madison Restaurant London. With our MThree Alumni consultant population growing...

Alumni Associate Vasilios Kalogirou recognised for outstanding work

Added: Over a year ago by MThree Consulting

During his Masters Degree in Geographic Information Science at University College London, Vasilios Kalogirou completed his dissertation which has broken new ground in combining the functionality...

It's been a busy 4 weeks

Added: Over a year ago by MThree Consulting

After 120 hours of training, individual assignments, team projects and group presentations it has been a busy 4 weeks for our latest group of Alumni Associates! This group of young talent have...

How's your general knowledge?

Added: Over a year ago by MThree Consulting

What better way to bring everyone together than a bit of friendly competition? For April’s monthly Alumni event, the team hosted a charity pub quiz which took an unexpected turn to Karaoke!...

Trapeze School in New York

Added: Over a year ago by MThree Consulting

Ever wondered what it would feel like to fly above the New York skyline? Well some of our Alumni Associates got a taste of it at the New York Trapeze School in lower Manhattan. Set in the beautiful...

British Sugar Shortlisted for the 2017 Responsible Business Awards

Added: Over a year ago by British Sugar

British Sugar, which has four advanced manufacturing plants across East Anglia and the East Midlands, is celebrating after being shortlisted for the UK’s longest running and most prestigious...

Manufacturing skills for the future

Added: Over a year ago

In recent years there has been a sea-change in how the UK public and government regard British manufacturing, says Professor Rajkumar Roy, in this guest blog. From not believing manufacturing...

WSP’s new branding: Who we are and where we are going

Added: Over a year ago by WSP

The recent and rapid evolution here at WSP made it important to step back and examine the brand that binds us together. Questioning the status quo is something that comes naturally to all of us,...

HMS Daring trains with Romanian allies as Black Sea visit continues

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring today sailed from Romania to continue her operational deployment in the Black Sea. Fresh from security operations in the Gulf, the Portsmouth-based warship visited...

Monmouth in two-week-long workout with the US and French

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

Terrorist take-down… Royal Marines from HMS Monmouth ‘capture’ a suspect during the first major workout for the frigate east of Suez. The Black Duke has been Britain’s...

Fourth new Astute-class submarine Audacious launched at Barrow-in-Furness

Added: Over a year ago by Royal Navy

Audacious, the fourth of seven Astute-class attack submarines being built for the Royal Navy was launched today at Barrow-in-Furness. The 97-metre long, 7,400 tonne nuclear-powered submarine...

Global demand set to fuel growth of UK aerospace industry

Added: Over a year ago

The UK’s aerospace industry will continue to grow as a result of the increasing demand globally for high-quality aerospace products, according to a report from Santander and...

National Grid: Wind operators will be paid to switch off this summer

Added: Over a year ago by National Grid

Wind farm operators will be paid to stop producing power to prevent too much energy entering the ageing electricity network this summer, says the National Grid. The UK has seen a huge growth in...