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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.

Second NATO C-17 arrives in Romania with 100,000 protective suits

A second C-17 filled with 45 tons of medical supplies has landed at Bucharest airport in Romania.

RFA Tideforce responds to distress call from freighter

RFA Tideforce picked up a distress call from the coastal freighter Sea Shannon.

NATO ship 45 tons of supplies to Bucharest to fight Covid-19

A NATO C-17 military aircraft loaded with 45 tons of medical supplies landed at Bucharest airport from the Republic of Korea.

British Army helping convert Glasgow SEC into temporary NHS hospital

A temporary hospital with a potential capacity of 1,000 beds is to be created in Glasgow to increase capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus cases on US aircraft carrier ‘spike to dozens’

The number of coronavirus cases on the USS Theodore Roosevelt in the Pacific Ocean has spiked to "dozens".

HMS Grimsby clears left overs from D-Day landings

The Royal Navy say that Grimsby’s clearance divers plunged into the water and placed a charge on the mine, then fell back to a safe distance and detonated it.

Defence firm BAE Systems supporting UK ventilator effort

The Government have asked the VentilatorChallengeUK consortium to begin the rapid production of ventilator systems for the fight against Covid-19.

Helicopters redeployed around UK help in fight against Covid-19

Helicopter facilities have been set up to support medical transports across Scotland and the rest of the UK.

UCL and Mercedes Formula One team develop breathing aid

A breathing aid that can help keep Covid-19 patients out of intensive care has been developed by University College London and the Mercedes Formula One team.

Hospital ship USNS Mercy accepts first patients in Los Angeles

American hospital ship USNS Mercy has accepted its first patients in Los Angeles as part of US military support for Covid-19 response efforts.