Samantha Tanner

Samantha Tanner specialises in defence and security technology at She holds a degree in journalism from Kingston University and has previous experience in public relations, social media and blog journalism.

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The Australian Defence Force has announced its five year plan to open up its most dangerous military jobs to women....Full Article »
The Defence IQ Blogging Awards 2012 panel have clocked up an impressive number of hours of reading time and have been impressed with the quality of all of the 33 shortlisted blogs. However, winners of each category had to be chosen. So, without further ado, the winners of the Defence IQ Blogging Awards 2012 are as follows......Full Article »
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After many hours of discussion and debate, we’ve finally agreed on our shortlist for the eagerly awaited 2012 Defence IQ Blogging Awards. We’ve seen nominations from avid readers, bloggers, journalists and fans from across the world alerting us to the best blogging the industry has to offer....Full Article »
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After an overwhelming response in 2011, Defence IQ is proud to announce the Blogging Awards 2012 which recognises and rewards the hard work defence and military bloggers put in to ensure that information reaches the masses....Full Article »
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Defence IQ speaks to Captain Edward Lundquist to find out about how modularisation affects the design and through life of surface combatants....Full Article »
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Defence IQ took two minutes out with Flt Lt Conrad Allen at the Joint Personnel Recovery conference last year to gain a clearer insight into why SERE (Survive, Evade, Resist, Extract) training in urban environments is important and also how to handle the environment troops can find themselves in....Full Article »
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Defence IQ sat down with Michael Golombek, Material and Maintenance Section Leader of NATO Helicopter Management Agency at Military Aviation Repair and Maintenance in October to find out about some of the key areas of helicopter logistics....Full Article »
European Working Group: Working with non-lethal weapons Defence IQ talks to Rear Admiral Massimo Annati (Ret’d) about the work of the European Working group within non-lethal weapons and the current projects being carried out in Directed Energy among European Countries. Admiral Annati will be speaking on day two of the conference....Full Article »
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Cost vs. capability: How naval forces can upgrade ageing fleets Defence IQ talks to Captain Edward Lundquist (R), Principal Science Writer, MCR Federal LLC, who will be chairing the Future Combatant Design Focus Day, about modularity, survivability and managing cost versus capability. Captain Lundquist also explores some of the materials that...Full Article »
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Advancements in Directed Energy Systems has never moved beyond the theory of the laboratory in recent years, however, 2011 saw progression in these technologies and 2012 will no doubt see the first use of directed energy within the battlefield. This sees an important move for directed energy as it is now being prepared for the battlefield....Full Article »
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