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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.

US Air Force tests new rotor design for F-35 engine

The Pratt & Whitney F135 engine has returned to Arnold Engineering Development Complex for another round of testing, with a fresh engine component the focus of the latest efforts.

183 firing ranges closed down since 2015

183 firing ranges have closed in the last five years.

RRS Sir David Attenborough on own power for first time

The RRS Sir David Attenborough achieved an important milestone at Cammell Laird's shipyard this month with the commissioning and testing of its power systems.

Bell Boeing CMV-22B Osprey successfully completes first flight

The US Navy will use the CMV-22B to replace the C-2A Greyhound for transporting personnel, mail, supplies and high-priority cargo from shore bases to aircraft carriers at sea. The aircraft can also carry major components of the F-35s engine.

MoD confident ‘Crowsnest’ carrier early warning ready 2021

The Ministry of Defence say it remains confident that Merlin Mk2 helicopters fitted with the CROWSNEST early warning system will be available to support the first operational deployment of HMS Queen Elizabeth in 2021.

British F-35 jets head for US to take part in Exercise...

F-35 jets set off from RAF Marham to the United States to take part in Exercise Red Flag, the world's premier air combat exercise.

HMS Medway sails for the Caribbean

HMS Medway has set sail to take on the Atlantic Patrol Tasking (North) tasking, say the Royal Navy.

Royal Marines deploy to Arctic for exercise

45 Commando are on exercise in the north of Norway undertaking Arctic survival training.

Russian troops receive unmanned mine clearance and anti-tank vehicles

Russian media have reported that troops have started to receive unmanned Uran-6 mine-clearing and Uran-9 anti-tank vehicles.

Principles guiding British Foreign Policy ‘Progressively Obsolete’, says Rifkind

In this report, James Rogers, the Director of the Global Britain Programme, identifies the fifteen core assumptions that have underpinned British strategic policy and explains why these assumptions are under increasing strain as great power competition takes hold and challenges the dominance of the West.