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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, he also works for the NHS. George is on Twitter at @geoallison

British aircraft carrier docks in Mallorca

The aircraft carrier's crew are on the Spanish party island for some rest and relaxation on the home leg of their deployment to the Pacific and back.

Type 23 Frigates to receive aerial drones

The Royal Navy has awarded BAE Systems a contract to integrate the Flexible Tactical Uncrewed Aerial System into the Type-23 frigate's Combat Management System.

Scottish troops to lead formation Army’s elite new Ranger Regiment

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has announced today that The First Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland will lead the British Army’s new Ranger...

The British Army’s new Ranger Regiment – What will they be used for?

The Ranger Regiment is a major part of the biggest shake-up of the British Army in over 20 years... but what is it for?

British Army undergoing ‘most significant’ shake up in 20 years

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has said that as part of the 'Future Soldier' project the British Army will be reorganised as an "expeditionary fighting force" designed to be more deployable.

UK to develop ‘concepts of operation’ for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

The contract will develop procedures for three mission sets for underwater drones, namely 'Anti-Submarine/Surface Warfare, 'Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance' and 'Seabed Warfare'.

Royal Navy looking for firm to support Batch 2 Offshore Patrol Vessels

The Ministry of Defence is inviting bidders to tender to provide engineering support for five Batch 2 River Class offshore patrol vessels.

American jets depart HMS Queen Elizabeth

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the aircraft carrier leading the Carrier Strike Group 21 deployment, has said farewell to the 10 American jets stationed onboard as the vessel returns home to the UK.

Royal Navy escort fleet to ‘return above 19’ warships by 2026

The Royal Navy fleet will grow to more than 19 frigates and destroyers by 2026, aiming for 24 escort vessels by 2030. It currently has 18.

NATO surveillance drone completes 24 hour mission over Black Sea

A NATO RQ-4D Phoenix uncrewed surveillance aircraft took off towards the Black Sea and returned 24-hours later to its base in Italy.