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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

UAE may be able to target Iranian submarines at base

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) may be able to target Iranian Kilo class submarines at their home base. It has been reported by multiple...

ASRAAM to be upgraded

The Ministry of Defence has awarded a £300m contract to upgrade ASRAAM. MBDA has been awarded the contract to design and build a new variant of...

HMS Richmond to be deployed against people smugglers

A British frigate is being deployed against people smugglers in the Mediterranean. HMS Richmond is to be sent to the coast of Libya to...

British A400M fleet reach key milestone

Four of the aircraft are now operating from RAF Brize Norton while three others are currently being fitted with UK systems required to operate...

Five inch guns confirmed for Type 26 Frigate

The Ministry of Defence have confirmed that BAE Systems are the preferred supplier for the Royal Navy's Maritime Indirect Fire System (MIFS) for the...

Airbus win contract to equip A400M’s with data security system

Airbus has won a £3.3 million contract to equip Royal Air Force A400M transport aircraft with an important data security system. Airbus has has...

UK to boost Pakistan’s counter-explosive capability

The UK will offer Pakistan a package worth nearly £1m to support essential counter-explosive equipment previously gifted to the country. In May, the UK finished...

Bangladesh to recieve Yak-130’s from Russia

Russia will deliver the first Yak-130 trainer aircraft to Bangladesh this week. The Yak-130 is reportedly able to replicate the characteristics of several fourth generation...
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RAF double Reaper strikes against Islamic State

Royal Air Force Reaper strikes against Islamic State have more than doubled in recent weeks. The increase in strikes coincide with a strike that killed...

Brazil purchase former French assault ship

The Brazilian Navy have confirmed the purchase of former French Navy Foudre class vessel Siroco. The ship will be renamed Bahia. The Foudre class carry large stowage...