Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull is a feature writer for NRI Digital, covering developments in army, naval, air force and aerospace technologies. He is also a contributor to Strategic Defence Intelligence, writing news and providing up-to-date comment on recent events.Grant read War and Security Studies at the University of Hull's Department of Politics and International Studies. His research areas included British defence policy since 1945, counterterrorism and counterinsurgency, defence equipment procurement and UK civil-military relations.This academic background has been supplemented with work in the British Army as a Territorial Army soldier. Grant completed his infantryman course at the prestigious Infantry Training Centre Catterick in 2008 and has since been deployed to the Falkland Islands and as Venue Security at the London Olympics Games.Grant's other experience includes working as an editorial assistant for a major defence think-tank in London. He has also contributed to a leading political magazine in Westminster and his local newspaper in north London. In 2013, Grant completed an NCTJ Journalism Diploma at the News Associates training school in south London. 

All articles by Grant Turnbull

  1. Generation six: training for future fighter aircraft

    Several nations are now in the early phases of funding sixth-generation fighter concepts, with the last 12 months seeing a…
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    17 Sep
  2. From Russia to Nato: the logic behind Poland’s military modernisation

    Poland is in a precarious position, sandwiched between East and West and historically where great powers have fought for control…
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    8 Jul
  3. Fire fight: using military drone swarms to tackle civil emergencies

    In 2018, ferocious wildfires devastated several US states including California, which suffered its largest ever wildfire in recorded history. During…
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    8 May
  4. Entente discordiale: will we ever see a future Franco-German fighter aircraft?

    To say that common European defence projects are a difficult process is possibly a gross understatement. The last few decades…
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    1 Apr
  5. Infrared search and track technology gives fighter aircraft stealth vision

    Look on the nose of many modern fighter jets such as the Eurofighter Typhoon and you’ll spot a large bulbous…
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    8 Mar
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