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George Allison

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George has a degree in Cyber Security from Glasgow Caledonian University and has a keen interest in naval defence technology and cyber security matters.

Commandant General Royal Marines and US Marine General strengthen relationship

The Commandant General Royal Marines, Maj. Gen. Charlie R. Stickland visited U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command last week.

AMRAAM-ER wind tunnel testing moves missile closer to production

Raytheon say it has successfully completed more than 1,700 rigorous wind tunnel tests on the newest, extended-range variant of the AMRAAM air-to-air missile.

MBDA packs integrated air defence capability on light vehicles

MBDA has presented the Atlas-RC/LIC2ORNE combination which, together with the Mistral missile, provides protection to light, mobile units.

NATO Air Chiefs discuss role in furthering readiness to bolster deterrence

General Tod D. Wolters hosted the first NATO Air Chiefs' Symposium of 2019, bringing commanders from NATO’s Air Forces and other Allied Command Operations headquarters together.

NATO ships complete Dynamic Guard exercise

Naval forces from Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) have completed exercise Dynamic Guard 2019 off the coast of Norway, says the Alliance.

MBDA and Milrem Robotics unveil world’s first anti-tank UGV

MBDA and Milrem Robotics are showcasing the world’s first anti-tank unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) at IDEX 2019, the main defence industry event in the Middle East.

US, UK order Trident II D5 guidance units

The US and UK have placed an order for the production of Trident guidance units.

Unmanned ‘force multipliers’ being considered for use on Queen Elizabeth carriers

Unmanned 'force multipliers' resulting from the Tempest programme might find their way onto the Queen Elizabeth class.

Meet SPIMM, a self protection module for ships

SPIMM consists of a SIMBAD-RC automated naval turret equipped with two ready-to-fire Mistral missiles and a 360° infrared panoramic system to detect and track air and surface threats.

Spanish warship orders vessels to leave British Gibraltar waters

The Spanish warship can be heard in a recording of a radio exchange demanding ships at Gibraltar "leave Spanish territorial waters".