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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 and cyber security matters and has appeared on national radio and television to discuss current events. George is on Twitter at @geoallison

UK sending 200 Brimstone missiles to Ukraine

This brings the total number of Brimstone missiles provided to Ukraine to more than 1,300 

Britain to boost Ukraine’s artillery munitions

the UK will spend nearly a quarter of a billion pounds throughout the next year to procure urgently needed artillery ammunition to boost Ukraine's reserves.

UK looking to allow drones to evacuate causalities

The system could, in extremis, allow a drone to conduct casualty extraction

Stunning drone shots of Canadian warship in Edinburgh

Dave Cullen captured the moment Canadian warship HMCS Charlottetown made her grand entrance in the port of Leith, Scotland, ahead of Exercise Steadfast Defender 24.

UK outlines three ‘tiers’ of military drones

The UK's drone strategy includes Tier 1 as expendable, Tier 2 as semi-expendable, and Tier 3 as fully survivable uncrewed aerial systems.

Royal Navy Gulf deployments over the last decade

The decrease in ship deployments over recent years demonstrates a 'strategic recalibration' by the Royal Navy, focusing on sustained presence and operational efficiency over the quantity of deployed vessels.

New Glasgow frigate HMS Cardiff to enter water this year

Type 26 Frigate HMS Cardiff, currently being built in Glasgow, is expected to enter the water for the first time this year.

MOD doubles number of Russian language specialists since 2018

here has been a steady increase in the number of Russian language specialists, from 81 in September 2018 to 163 in January 2024.

Surge in counter-terrorism referrals in UK armed forces

The number referred to 'Prevent' jumped by almost double in the last year.

British Trident missile test launch fails for second time

A test firing of a Trident missile from a Royal Navy submarine has ended in failure for the second time.