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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. George also works for NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde in a role unrelated to this one.

NATO allies in ‘show of firepower’ in the Balkans

British troops Troops joined forces from 13 countries for the 'Joint Allied Power Demonstration Day' in Romania, the culmination of a key NATO exercise called Steadfast Defender.

UK and US to ‘strengthen security cooperation’

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President Joe Biden agreed a number of steps to enhance "the world’s strongest bilateral defence and security partnership".

How many sorties are RAF aircraft flying per month?

Here is a list detailing the number of sorties by Typhoon, Voyager, Sentinel, Rivet Joint and E-3 Sentry aircraft in each month between January 2019 and May 2021.

British F-35 conducts first ‘austere forward refuelling’

A F-35B from HMS Queen Elizabeth has conducted the UK Lightning Force's first 'austere forward refuelling' in an overseas environment, whilst operating from the carrier.

British tanker refuels French carrier jets over the Middle East

The range of the aircraft flying from French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle was extended with the help of land based British tankers for the first time.

British, American, Italian and Israeli F-35s fly together

F-35 jets launched from HMS Queen Elizabeth took part an exercise alongside Israeli and Italian jets.

Ministry of Defence confirm ‘no plans’ to cut C-17 fleet

Despite earlier speculation, the Ministry of Defence have confirmed that there are "no plans" to reduce the size of the Royal Air Force fleet of C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft.

British warship heads to Black Sea despite Russian warnings

HMS Defender, a Type 45 Destroyer belonging to HMS Queen Elizabeth's Carrier Strike Group, is sailing to the Black Sea despite Russian warnings it is 'tracking the movements of the British warship'.

Why must British warships be built in the UK?

A Minister has outlined why Royal Navy warships must, by virtue of national security, be built in the United Kingdom.

F-35 jet lands on HMS Prince of Wales for the first time

There are currently two British aircraft carriers at sea with jets onboard for the first time in decades.