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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 defence technology and cyber security matters. George also works for NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde in a role unrelated to this one.

Netherlands to expand bombing of Islamic State into Syria

The Dutch parliament has backed the Netherlands extending air strikes against Islamic State into Syria. Like the United Kingdom, the country was previously only...

Australian assault ship completes sea trials

Australia's second Canberra class Amphibious Assault Ships, HMAS Adelaide, has completed of sea trials off the south east Australian coast The trials reportedly centred on...
HMS Ocean in Norway

How much does it cost to run the Royal Navy?

The following list comes from a Freedom of Information request, the numbers pertain to the last financial year and are the average cost for...

Russian flagship puts in for repairs to keep her floating

The Russian Northern Fleet’s flagship, the Pyotr Veliky, is now laid up in dry dock for planned repairs to keep her at sea for...

Is Russia stepping up military presence in Syria?

Russia has confirmed it has sent personnel to Syria to oversee arms deliveries, this is believed to be the first official confirmation of an...
drones

RAF strike kills two British Islamic State fighters

Prime Minister David Cameron revealed on Monday that British aircraft had carried out an air strike over Syria in August to kill three Islamic State...

South Korea to operate S-3 Vikings

South Korea is to introduce refurbished S-3 Viking anti-submarine warfare aircraft to counter threats from North Korea according to the Yonhap news agency. The proposal...

MoD admit UK submarine damaged fishing boat

Despite an initial denial, the Ministry of Defence have admitted that a Royal Navy submarine was responsible for damaging a fishing trawler in the Irish Sea...

HMS Enterprise rescues over 450 migrants

HMS Enterprise has contributed to a major rescue of 453 migrants in the Mediterranean. The vessel identified four small vessels and safely brought aboard the...

Supercarriers safe in upcoming defence review

"These are non-negotiable commitments not subject to revision by the ongoing Strategic Defence & Security Review" said Minister of State for Armed Forces, Penny...