ANTHONY G WILLIAMS

  

publications, presentations and reports to August 2016

 

  CONSULTANCY WORK

Annual

Jane's Ammunition Handbook / IHS Jane's Weapons: Ammunition                 (Editor since 2005)

July 2016
Open-tip & Expanding projectiles: Development, acquisition, and use history (document for ARES)
March 2016
Future Military Small Arms (presentation for Steyr-Mannlicher)
April 2015
Introduction of a Modern ‘General Purpose’ Calibre (document for ARES)
January 2015
Small Arms and Light Weapons Technical Definitions (contributor) (for ARES)

March 2012

Medium Calibre Rifle Ammunition Briefing document/presentation (with Nicholas Drummond) (for Heckler & Koch)

February 2010

The Case for a New Rifle / MG Cartridge (with Nicholas Drummond) (for Heckler & Koch)

October 2009

Biting the Bullet (with Nicholas Drummond)

December 2007

Medium Calibre AFV Cannon and Ammunition Analysis (for BAE Systems)

December 2005

Assault Rifle Ammunition Study: an investigation into current service ammunition and potential alternatives (for Jane's)

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

July 2016
DCMS Mounted and Dismounted Combat Suppression by small arms (with Emeric Daniau)
April 2016
NDIA 2016 Armament Systems Forum Mortar Ammunition Across The Globe
April 2016
NDIA 2016 Armament Systems Forum
Options for Light/Medium AFV Gun Armament
July 2015 DCMT Mounted and Dismounted Combat
Options for light/medium AFV gun armament
June 2015 NDIA Small Arms Forum
Future Small Arms and Ammunition Design: Bullet Shape and Barrel Length
March 2015 TSWG AIM VII
Future Small Arms and Ammunition Design: Bullet Shape and Barrel Length
Sept 2014 Defence IQ Infantry Weapons Some Considerations in Future Small Arms and Ammunition Design
August 2014 DCMT Small Arms and Cannon Some Considerations in Future Small Arms and Ammunition Design
Sept 2013
Defence IQ Infantry Weapons
Grenade Launchers and their Ammunition: International Developments
August 2013
DCMT Small Arms and Cannon Grenade Launchers and their Ammunition: International Developments

August 2012

DCMT Small Arms and Cannon

Next Generation of Small Arms: some issues and prospects

May 2012

NDIA Joint Armaments Conference

Automatic Cannon Ammunition 20-57mm: Calibres, Applications and Projectile Developments

August 2011

DCMT Small Arms and Cannon

Developments in Small Arms Ammunition

Sept 2010

Defence IQ Infantry Weapons 

Biting the Bullet: the Case for a new Rifle/MG round

May 2010

NDIA Joint Armaments Conference

The Next Generation: the Case for a new Rifle/MG round

August 2009

DCMT Small Arms and Cannon

Personal Small Arms and Ammunition: Issues & Prospects

October 2008

RAF Historical Society

The Development of RAF Guns and Ammunition

August 2008

DCMT Small Arms and Cannon

Less-Lethal Ammunition

August 2007

DCMT Small Arms and Cannon

Some Trends in Cannon Ammunition

August 2006

DCMT Small Arms and Cannon

Some Trends in Small Arms Ammunition

BOOKS PUBLISHED/CONTRIBUTED TO

2014 Cambridge Academic

Case Studies in Defence Procurement & Logistics Vol. 2 (Ed. D. Moore & P.Anthill)                              

  Case study: Future Small Arms

2011

Cambridge Academic

Case Studies in Defence Procurement & Logistics Vol. I (Ed. D. Moore)                              

  Case study: Small Arms Design: The .256 British

2011

The Crowood Press

Sub-Machine Gun: the development of sub-machine guns and their

  ammunition from World War 1 to the present day  (with Maxim Popenker)

2008                                  

The Crowood Press

Machine Gun: the Development of the Machine Gun from the Nineteenth                              

  Century to the Present Day (with Maxim Popenker)

2004

The Crowood Press

Assault Rifle: the Development of the Modern Military Rifle and its Ammunition (with Maxim Popenker)

2003-2004 (WW2 reprinted 2008)

Airlife/The Crowood Press

Flying Guns: Development of Aircraft Guns, Ammunition and Installations

(three volumes: WW1; WW2; The Modern Era - with Emmanuel Gustin)

2003

Airlife (softback)

Rapid Fire: the Development of Automatic Cannon, Heavy Machine Guns and their Ammunition for Armies, Navies and Air Forces

2000

Airlife (hardback)

Rapid Fire: the Development of Automatic Cannon, Heavy Machine Guns and their Ammunition for Armies, Navies and Air Forces

MAGAZINE ARTICLES

3 August 2016 (on-line)
Jane's International Defence Review BAE Systems develops improved small-calibre ammunition for UK military
7 June 2016 (on-line)
Jane's International Defence Review Hard target: US military outlines enhanced ammunition plans (small calibre)
Vol 14  No.12 Warship World Automatic Cannon into the 21st Century:  Royal Navy systems and how they compared
Vol 14  No.11 Warship World Automatic Cannon in the Cold War:  Royal Navy systems and how they compared
Vol 14  No.10
Warship World Automatic Cannon up to 1945:  Royal Navy systems and how they compared
Vol 7 No.1
Small Arms Defense Journal Grenade Launchers and their Ammunition: International Developments
January 2015 Jane's International Defence Review Booming Away: Automatic Cannon and Ammunition Developments
September 2014
Jane's International Defence Review Design Dilemma: small arms and ammunition development
Vol 6 No.1Small Arms Defense JournalThe 6.5 x 40 Cartridge: Longer reach for the M4 and M16
January 2014
Jane's International Defence Review Shooting Stars: divining the signs for small-arms replacements
December 2013
Jane's International Defence Review
Launching a New Generation: tracing Asian grenade developments
November 2013
Jane's International Defence Review (on-line)
US Army to study new small-arms calibers
Vol 5 No.4 Small Arms Defense Journal Special Forces Ammo: RUAG Ammotec and Nammo Lapua
Vol 5 No.3
Small Arms Defense Journal The Army's Individual Carbine Competition: What's Next?

29 May 2013

 Jane's Defence Weekly

The Calibre Conundrum (military small arms ammunition)

Jan-Mar 2012

The Navy: The Magazine of the Navy League of Australia

The MCG Problem (medium calibre naval guns)

Q1 2012

Small Arms Review

Future Infantry Small Arms

January 2012

Small Arms Review

The Other .5 inch Guns

4 Jan 2012

Jane's Defence Weekly

Time marches on: what next for infantry rifles?

Nov 2011

Tactical Operator

(Shooting Times publication)

Personal Defense Weapons: a Developing Field

Winter 2011

Small Arms Defense Journal

Future Infantry Small Arms

Spring 2011

Small Arms Defense Journal

The Next NATO Rifle and Machine Gun Cartridge?

Jan 2011

Tactical Operator

(Shooting Times publication)

Biting the Bullet: the Caliber Controversy

December 2010

Small Arms Review

Brügger & Thomet MP9 in 6.5x25 CBJ

Fall 2010

Small Arms Defense Journal

Brügger & Thomet MP9 in 6.5x25 CBJ

April 2010

Small Arms Review

The Search for the Optimum Military Rifle & Machine Gun Cartridge

February 2010

Small Arms Review

Personal Defense Weapons and their Ammunition




10 Nov 2009

Jane's Defence Weekly

Time to Bite the Bullet over Under-Fire Ammo (with N. Drummond)

Sept 2009

Jane's International Defence Review

The Great Calibre Conspiracy

May 2009

Small Arms Review

The Lewis Gun in British Air Service

Spring 2009

Small Arms Defense Journal

Personal Defense Weapons and their Ammunition

Spring 2009

Small Arms Defense Journal

40mm Grenade Launchers Fight Back

February 2009

Small Arms Review

Historic Machine Gun Cartridges

December 2008

Small Arms Review

40mm Grenade Launchers Fight Back

October 2008

Small Arms Review

Cartridges for Long-Range Sniping Rifles

August 2008

Defence Management Journal

Maximum Impact (less-lethal 40mm grenade ammunition)

August 2008

Small Arms Review

British 37mm Baton Rounds

August 2008

Small Arms Review

Schwarzlose Aircraft Gun

May 2008

Defence Management Journal

Coming out of their Shell (current developments in grenade ammunition)

Feb 2008

Defence Management Journal

The WFLIP Dilemma (the choice for rearming Warrior MICV)

Feb 2008

Defence Management Journal

The Bullet in the Gun (overview of small arms ammunition developments)

June 2007-Feb 2008

Small Arms Review

The Heavy Machine Gun Cartridge (four-part development history)

Dec 2007

Small Arms Review

The First Assault Rifle Cartridge? (development history)

Oct/Nov 2007

Jane's Police Product Review

Product Survey: less lethal guns and ammunition

Autumn 2007

Focus (BSFA)

Tomorrow's Soldier: the future of war (infantry technology developments)

15 Feb 2006

Jane's Defence Weekly

Special Report: PDWs (survey of current field)

5 Oct 2005

Jane's Defence Weekly

Small Arms and the Soldier (survey of rifle/MG ammunition)

 

 

 

Oct 2004

Air International

Will the Fighter Gun Survive?

Sep 2004

Aeroplane Monthly

Cannon or Machine Gun? (USAAF choice in WW2)

November 1996

Military Illustrated

The Big Rifle (the history of anti-tank guns)

May-Sep 1996

Guns Review International

The Search for High Velocity (five-part history of ammunition developments)

May 1996

Military Illustrated

Rocket Guns and Pom-Poms (40mm guns in British Service)

Feb 1996

Guns Review International

The .256 British - A Lost Opportunity (military rifle cartridges)

Jan 1996

Guns Review International

The Return of the .400 Rifles (big game hunting cartridges)

Dec 1995

Guns Review International

Return of the 25mm Calibre (history of pre-WW2 and current cannon)

April 1994

Guns Review International

Military Cartridge Relationships (cannon and HMG cartridge families)

Aug+Sep 1993

Aeroplane Monthly

Heavy Guns of the RAF (two parts)

Sep+Nov 1992

Guns Review International

The Heavy Machine Gun (development history in two parts)

Sep+Oct 1992

Aeroplane Monthly

RAF Fighter Guns (two parts)

Autumn 1990

Warship World

Short Range AA Gun Systems of the Royal Navy

Spring 1990

Warship World

Interwar British Battleship Design (comparison with designs of other navies)

Summer 1989

Warship World

The Return of the Big Gun? (trends in warship armament)

Winter 1988

Warship World

Medium Calibre Guns of the Royal Navy in World War 2

March 1980

Guns Review International

The Lahti Pistol (history and detailed description)

 

 

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