David Williams

David Williams

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?

Simple ideas are best

The Jennings rifle, the Winchester 73 rifle, the Maxim machine gun, and the Luger pistol all use the same basic toggle mechanism to lock the breech, and work in the same way as a knee or elbow joint.

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