UK-based defence analyst specialising in counter-terrorism and CBRNE (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear weapons and explosives)

Associate Member: Institute of Explosives Engineers

Member: International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators (IABTI)

Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Oppenheimer

Twitter: @AOppenheimer235  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/andy.oppenheimer.33

Author of IRA – The Bombs and the Bullets: A History of Deadly Ingenuity published by Irish Academic Press in 2008 (now Merrion Press), which went into its fourth reprint in 2016

Copies are available from the publisher and on amazon.co.uk and amazon.com

The book is a comprehensive account of more than 150 years of Irish republican strategic, tactical, and operational details, and an analysis of the IRA’s mission, doctrine, targeting, construction, deployment, and acquisition of weapons and explosives. A sample of reviews can be read in ‘Articles’ from the top right menu

Now available on KINDLE and the usual digital outlets at:

https://play.google.com/store/books/details/A_R_Oppenheimer_IRA_The_Bombs_and_the_Bullets?id=oR8_DwAAQBAJ&hl=en

Editor-in-Chief of Chemical, Biological & Nuclear Warfare (CBNW), twice-yearly journal dealing with CBRNE threats, countermeasures, technologies, first response, training, and policies

Editor-in-Chief of  CBNW Xplosive, annual journal dealing with Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) threats and countermeasures

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Contributor to military and security journals including Military Technology, Military Periscope, Asian Military Review, Armada International, Safety & Security International, and the IB Consultancy CBRNe Portal, at cbrneportal.com/author/andy-oppenheimer/

Presentations at conferences, workshops and professional seminars worldwide

Media appearances as an interviewed expert

Media consultancy for TV series and films including Silent Witness Series 22, Episodes on IRA & IED theme, January 2019

Module Author  for the St Andrews University Certificate in Terrorism Studies course (Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence – CSTPV) –  CBRN Weapons in Terrorism; IEDs: Threats & Countermeasures

Trainer in the SMi Group Workshops on IEDs and Counter-IED, 2011-2014

Novelist First science-fiction novel Highbury Fields: An Odyssey due out in 2019

  • A distant message.
  • A devastating legacy.
  • The time has come.
  • Can a bomb disposal hero save London…
  • And the world beyond…

Artist: of surreal paintings. Including for donation to military charities, including Felix Fund The Bomb Disposal Charity, Veterans in Action, Help For Heroes.

Nine Lives: A Painting for Felix Fund.Nine Lives - A Painting for Felix Fund, the Bomb Disposal Charity

  • Like Felix the cat, bomb technicians have nine lives.
  • The fate of this bomb tech is unknown at this point.
  • He is both dead and alive at the same time.
  • He is Schrödinger’s Cat. He is on his ninth life. He is Felix.

Singer/songwriter: From Oppenheimer Analysis [1980s] to Oppenheimer MkII and Touching the Void. Bandcamp https://touchingthevoid.bandcamp.com/

https://oppenheimermkii.bandcamp.com/album/the-presence-of-the-abnormal