As the First World War raged and following a shock attack on neutral merchant ships, the government was anxious to quell public concern about the threat to shipping posed by German U-boats
The Engineer gets its first look at the The Armstrong-Whitworth “Seaslug”, the UK Navy’s first guided surface to air missile
Blackpool had the first electric tram system in the UK, and it survived the vogue for removing tram systems in the 1960s. But its original technology had problems with the British seaside weather.
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The proposed Thames Tideway Tunnel aims to keep London clean and healthy well into the 22nd century. Stuart Nathan reports
Williams engineers have adapted the firm’s F1 kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) for use with wind turbines