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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, he also works for the NHS. George is on Twitter at @geoallison

F-35B impresses with bombing run capabilities

United States Marine Corps pilots recently dropped dozens of live bombs from the F-35B for the first time, bringing the aircraft a step closer...

HMS Artful due to begin sea trials

HMS Artful, the newest Astute class submarine, is currently preparing to leave the construction yard in Barrow-in-Furness for sea trials, before joining the Royal...

Defence secretary to push for air strikes in Syria

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon is to ask MP's to consider allowing Britain to bomb Islamic State targets in Syria it has been learned. Currently,...

No, the F-35 was not beaten by an F-16

It has been widely reported in the media that an F-35 was outperformed by an F-16, the truth is seemingly a little different.

HMS Queen Elizabeth comes to life as first engine started

HMS Queen Elizabeth’s diesel generators have been powered-up, bringing the supercarrier to life for the first time. Minister of State for Defence Procurement, Philip Dunne,...

F-35B successfully performs first launch from ski-jump

The F-35B has successfully achieved another milestone, its first launch from a ski-jump. BAE test pilot Peter Wilson is the ski jump project lead for a...

Royal Navy UAV ensures drug seizure

HMS Richmond has successfully used her ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle to locate and monitor smugglers and relay information to task force commanders. The frigate and...

British A400M’s return to flight

The first RAF A400M took off from RAF Brize Norton on Tuesday following the investigation into the cause of the crash in Spain. A Ministry of...

Royal Navy using drones for maintenance

Defence contractors have started utilising small drone aircraft in order to survey Royal Navy ships, starting with Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond at Portsmouth Naval...

Trident ‘whistleblower’ thrown out of Royal Navy

Able Seaman William McNeilly will not face court martial or further action after publishing his disclosures and going on the run, but has been...