The technology could be used to thwart UAV-based terror attacks

Drone defence system could thwart UAV terror attacks

9 Oct 2015

UK engineers have unveiled technology designed to identify and disable rogue UAVs

Left to right: Nene, Valentina, Hla

Brunel scholarships help female engineers break the mould

30 Sep 2015 | By Jason Ford

The Student Engineer sits down with three engineers who have taken part in Brunel’s Women in Engineering Master’s Scholarship scheme.  



Blisk business

16 Sep 2015

A CMM is helping a jet engine manufacturer keep pace with the demands of the production line


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Bloodhound meets its public

25 Sep 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

After seven years’ hard work and a complicated build programme, Bloodhound SSC is finally making its public debut ahead of its first full test and record attempt next year. The Engineer visited and spoke to the team

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Airbus heads south in battle with Boeing

18 Sep 2015 | By Andrew Wade

Airbus’s new factory in Mobile, Alabama, is a statement of intent on the company’s plans for North America. 


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October 1960: High speed wind tunnels

15 Oct 2014 | By Jon Excell

In October 1960, The Engineer reported on the opening of two new high speed wind tunnels at the Warton Aerodrome, near Preston. 

The firing of the first test missile from trials ship HMS Girdle Ness

​This week in 1959: A rare sighting of the Seaslug

19 Feb 2014 | By Jon Excell

The Engineer gets its first look at the The Armstrong-Whitworth “Seaslug”, the UK Navy’s first guided surface to air missile

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