About Us

About Us

Defensionem is a reputable source of information about the weapon systems that you love, providing up-to-date content about strategic military assets, geopolitics, and the servicemen and women who protect our freedom.

Our writers come from different backgrounds, but all have a passion for defense, history, and the future of warfare. Here is some background information about our authors. If you wish to contact us, you can reach us hereYou can also click on their image for their articles.

About Our Authors.

Dixie Hughes, Author at Defensioem

Dixie Hughes has served with the British Royal Navy where he attended Britannia Royal Naval College. He then served as a police officer for 26 years where he  performed undercover work fighting domestic terrorism, retiring in the year 2000. He has articles published in The U.S. Defense Report and the U.K. Defence Journal. He has  a special passion for Middle Eastern related issues, were he is considered by many to be an expert. Dixie is from the United Kingdom.   

Jackson Robertson, Defensionem. Writing articles, columns and blogs about the forever changing political and military landscape.Jackson Robertson
has had a strong drive to study warfare since discovered that his grandfather was a North American F-86 fighter pilot for the USAF. He has a passion for writing, which became a career. He has written for middle eastern publications, local newspapers, and defense publications, such as  The U.S. Defense Report and the U.K. Defense Journal. He currently  writes press releases for products  for defense related firms, but also writes articles, columns, and blogs which  have been widely circulated among U.S. Embassies and NATO institutions. Jackson is from the United States. 

Renaud Mayers has had a decade long passion for firearms, tactics, strategy, and history. His father was in the Belgian Navy,Renaud Mayers. Author, Defensionem. Currently working on behalf of the Belgian Ministry of Defence, thanks to my knowledge in WWII and other areas. Working in two WWII era fortresses still belonging to the Army. Step-Father worked at FN Herstal. His passion for  WWII goes back to his visits as a kid of underground forts in Belgium. His interest of Soviet/Russian hardware goes back to the Balkans, the first conflict which he researched a large amount. Three years ago, he became a guide in a WWII fortress belonging to the Ministry of Defence in Belgium, where he had to study the history of modern fortifications throughout Europe, how they were built, the evolution, how they worked and what weapons and tactics were used against them. Recently he has had a drive to write well researched and informationally rich defense and history oriented articles. Renaud is from Belgium.

cutmypicAdrian Mocanu is currently studying history at a State University. He has the amazing talent of colorising black and white photos of war and bringing them to life. Adrian also is a follower of geopolitical currents. He writes fascinating blogs and articles on weapon systems and flash points around the world. He also likes collecting World War items. Adrian is from Romania.

Patrick Morrison is well versed in defense related subjects, but has a special passion for the small militaries of the world as well as South American militaries. He has a knack for uncovering hidden and rare occurrences throughout history, and has written many well sourced blog posts about them. Patrick is from Trinidad, Caribbean.


More authors will  be added as their articles become live. So stay tuned.