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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

No plans to rethink reduction of British Army

Despite earlier remarks by the previous Defence Secretary, the MOD has now confirmed that the full-time strength of the British Army will indeed reduce to 73,000 by 2025.

Over £1.8 billion spent so far on new stealth fighter

A demonstrator is expected to fly in 2027, with production aircraft to begin entering service from 2035.

The 13 vehicle types to be retired by the Army by 2030

The Ministry of Defence has outlined the vehicle types to be retired from service by 2030 to "streamline the Army’s fleet".

New British tank prototype begins trials

The first pre-production Challenger 3 Main Battle Tank has been deployed to Germany for trials.

Jets land on HMS Prince of Wales as strike group assembles

HMS Prince of Wales and her Carrier Strike Group will be operating in the North Atlantic.

British Typhoon jets continue patrols over Syria, Iraq

British Typhoon jets continue their patrols over Syria as part of the long-running Operation Shader.

Brtish surveillance aircraft patrols near Russian border

A British RC-135 ‘Rivet Joint’, an electronic surveillance aircraft, has patrolled Poland, the Baltic states and Finland.

Type 26 Frigate purchase reduced by Australia

The Hunter-class frigate (a Type 26 variant) programme has been cut from nine ships to six.

American nuclear submarine visits Scotland

A U.S. Navy Los Angeles class submarine arrived at Faslane naval base on the River Clyde in Scotland today.

Crew abandon UK-registered vessel after Red Sea missile attack

A British-registered cargo ship, the Rubymar, flying under a Belize flag, was targeted in a missile attack in the Gulf of Aden, an act claimed by Yemen's Houthi movement.