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George has a degree in Cyber Security from Glasgow Caledonian University and has a keen interest in naval and cyber security matters and has appeared on national radio and television to discuss current events. George is on Twitter at @geoallison

U.S. Navy rescues civilian mariner reported overboard

The rescued mariner was medically evaluated and treated aboard the ship before being flown ashore for further care.

Russian recruitment efforts continue in Africa

Russia is reportedly offering incentives including "a sign-up bonus of $2,000, monthly pay of $2,200, and the promise of a Russian passport."

Norway spending $1.9bn on 300 AMRAAM missiles

The missiles will primarily be used for ground-based air defence though they may also be employed with the F-35A.

Sweden makes ‘NATO stronger and safer’ say Alliance

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited the Swedish Armed Forces at Berga Naval Base, marking his first visit to Sweden since the country joined NATO in March.

First as Finnish F/A-18 jets certified for NATO Air Policing

Finnish jets will operate alongside British Typhoons and Romanian F-16s, responding to potential threats to Romania’s airspace.

Naval Engineers restore Falklands memorials

Memorials, which endure the harsh South Atlantic weather, are cleaned, rebuilt, and have their inscriptions made legible by the NEFI team.
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Greens pledge to dismantle British nuclear weapons

This would include cancelling the Trident programme and removing all foreign nuclear weapons from Britain.

Video shows destruction of Russian Buk-M2 air defence system

The video captures the dramatic moment of impact, showcasing the precision and effectiveness of the HIMARS system in neutralising the air defence threat.

BAE Tridon MK2 anti-air system to make debut

BAE Systems is launching its next-generation 40mm anti-aircraft system, Tridon Mk2, at Eurosatory 2024.

Industrial action escalates for defence giant Rolls Royce

GMB union has today announced that members at Rolls Royce’s submarine programme in Derby have backed an escalation in the ongoing industrial action facing the company.