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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

American naval vessel captain relieved of duty

The commanding officer of the USS Hershel 'Woody' Williams has been removed, with the U.S. Navy citing a loss of confidence in his ability to command.

BAE lands £450m U.S. Army contract for M109A7s

BAE Systems in the U.S. has won a hefty £450 million contract from the U.S. Army to produce and deliver M109A7 and M992A3 vehicles.

HMS Trent and Commando engineers assist Cayman Islands

The ship has a Crisis Response Troop embarked, comprising members of 24 Commando Royal Engineers and their equipment.

British frigate dry docked for refit

HMS Kent, a Type 23 frigate, has been dry-docked at Babcock's Devonport facility for a comprehensive maintenance overhaul.

HMS Spey completes successful visit to Okinawa

HMS Spey recently concluded a productive stay in Okinawa, Japan, marked by a watch handover and the awarding of the King's Coronation Medal to several crew members.

British sub hunting aircraft join massive Pacific exercise

RIMPAC represents the longest and furthest range exercise to date for Britain's P-8 Poseidon force.

MOD reopens naval heavy lift drone effort

The Ministry of Defence has reopened its attempt to procure drones capable of "accurately delivering heavy payloads at range" to address the current lack of market options.
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UK pressured to boost defence after Ukraine hospital strike

Former head of the army, General Sir Patrick Sanders, voiced grave concerns about the UK's military readiness.

Australian nuclear engineers complete Royal Navy training

This is a big step in developing Australia's future nuclear-powered submarine capability under the AUKUS agreement.

Britain and Japan reconfirm plans to build new fighter jet

A number of new technologies are being explored for the new fighter jet, including laser weapons.