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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.

Stowaways hijack oil tanker off Isle of Wight

The MV Nave Andromeda has been seized by stowaways off the Isle of Wight.

Explosion onboard a Russian oil tanker, vessel sinking

A Russian oil tanker has been rocked by an explosion in the Sea of Azov and is now sinking, according to Russian media.

Two thirds of NATO members to miss defence spending target

Only 10 out of 30 NATO members will hit the 2% of GDP spending goal this year.

BAE selected to develop Skyborg attritable drone

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract to develop an attritable unmanned air vehicle system for the U.S Skyborg programme, resistance is futile.

Parachutists to splash down in the Clyde on Monday

The Submarine Parachute Assistance Group will be testing their rescue capabilities with two jumps from an RAF transport aircraft into the River Clyde near Glasgow for Exercise Clydesplash on Monday.

U.S. Navy and Royal Navy commit to developing AI and energy...

The tech agreement will focus on artificial intelligence, unmanned and autonomy, biotechnology, space, and lasers/directed energy. 

HMS Montrose scores 450 kilograms of methamphetamine

The drugs have a value of around £18 million.

Shetland Spaceport boosts UK space launch capabilities

Hundreds of space jobs will be created in Scotland following UK Government approval for Lockheed Martin plans to transfer its satellite launch operations to the Shetland Space Centre.

Could the F-35 have laser weapons in the future?

Companies involved in the F-35 programme are considering laser weapon concepts for use by the aircraft.

Wildcat helicopter teams up with UAV

This is a UK first, allowing a helicopter crew to control a UAV from the cockpit as if it was one of the aircraft’s on-board sensors.