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George Allison

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.

UK increases contribution to new NATO task force

Michael Fallon has announced that the UK will contribute 3,000 personnel to the 'Very High Readiness Joint Task Force' (VJTF) from 2016. The origins of this...

British Typhoons intercept Russian aircraft over Baltic Sea

Typhoon aircraft, deployed as part of the NATO Baltic Air Policing mission, have reportedly intercepted two Russian aircraft over the Baltic Sea. The jets...

HMS Ocean leads significant NATO force in Baltic

HMS Ocean plays central role in the largest maritime exercise of the year. HMS Iron Duke and HMS Quorn also attend. Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) is an...

Fallon announces Defence Review for late 2015

The defence secretary has given a date for delivery of a new strategic defence and security review (SDSR) that will dictate the armed forces...

Steel cut on HMS Medway as HMS Forth begins to take shape

Production of the second of the Royal Navy’s new Offshore Patrol Vessels, HMS Medway, has started today at Govan in Glasgow. The 90 metre OPV...

HMS Queen Elizabeth takes first fuel delivery

HMS Queen Elizabeth has taken a major step forward following the delivery of 500 tonnes of fuel for trials last month. DE&S was responsible for...

HMS Ocean assumes flagship role

HMS Ocean is to take over as the Royal Navy's fleet flagship today. The 21,000 tonne vessel is an amphibious assault ship and landing platform...

Wildcat lands on HMS Ocean

The new Wildcat helicopter has landed on the navy's helicopter carrier HMS Ocean for the first time during Exercise Joint Warrior in the North...

Thales chosen to provide Crowsnest AEW solution

The Ministry of Defence and Lockheed Martin UK have selected Thales as the preferred bidder to provide the RADAR and mission system at the heart...

RAF suspend A400M operations in light of crash

The RAF has temporarily stopped operating its two A400M's in light of one crashing near Seville airport in south-west Spain, killing four crew members and seriously...