Professor David Williams of Loughborough University is recognised internationally for his expertise in manufacturing technology.
Much of the evolution of this has been driven by weapons manufacturing. His publications and research work as an honorary historical consultant focus on the history of military gunmaking and the Birmingham Gun Trade.
Did you know?
During the reign of King Henry VIII, if not earlier, guns were capable of firing cannonballs faster than the speed of sound – the first supersonic weapons!
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