Rocket Man

by | Jul 27, 2008


Next Tuesday the Martin Jetpack will be unveiled. It will be able to operate for up to 30-minutes and a total engine life of 1,000 hours. It’s enough to make Elton John weep on his ivories.

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    Charlie Edwards is Director of National Security and Resilience Studies at the Royal United Services Institute. Prior to RUSI he was a Research Leader at the RAND Corporation focusing on Defence and Security where he conducted research and analysis on a broad range of subject areas including: the evaluation and implementation of counter-violent extremism programmes in Europe and Africa, UK cyber strategy, European emergency management, and the role of the internet in the process of radicalisation. He has undertaken fieldwork in Iraq, Somalia, and the wider Horn of Africa region.


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