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George Allison

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

Britain to lease aircraft to deliver Military Parachute Training

The Ministry of Defence is looking to lease UK based light aircraft for the delivery of Military Parachute Training.

MoD looking for ‘Survive, Evade, Resist and Extract’ training provider

The Ministry of Defence is looking for a provider to deliver 'Survive, Evade, Resist and Extract' training to all fast jet aircrew.

British surveillance aircraft keeping an eye on Russian forces

A British RC-135 'Rivet Joint' intelligence gathering aircraft has once again deployed to Crimea to keep an eye on Russian forces near the border with Ukraine.

P-8 Poseidon conducts landing training at Glasgow Airport

A P-8 Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft has been conducting routine training in and around Glasgow International Airport.

A400M transport aircraft conducting training in and around Glasgow

An A400M 'Atlas' transport aircraft has been conducting routine training in and around Glasgow International Airport.

British Army AS90 artillery to leave service at end of decade

The current forecasted out of service date for AS90 is 2030.

Decision to be made ‘in future’ on adding UK weapons to P-8

A Minister has stated that British weapons may be added to P-8 "once the aircraft has reached full operating capability and there has been time to study the optimal utilisation model for the UK".

Classified aircraft carrier plans document leaked on Facebook

A Facebook user has posted images showing classified documents containing the deck plans for Britain's Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers.

British carrier sails from Portsmouth to undertake role as NATO flagship

HMS Prince of Wales is now the command ship for NATO's Response Force.

Work on New Medium Helicopter project ‘progressing’

The New Medium Helicopter Programme will see four of the medium-sized helicopters currently in service across Defence replaced by one new helicopter.