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Tom Dunlop

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Tom has spent the last 13 years working in the defence industry, specifically military and commercial shipbuilding. His work has taken him around Europe and the Far East, he is currently based in Scotland.

France deploys MAMBA anti-missile system to Romania

Besides the French deployment to Romania, Germany and the Netherlands have deployed PATRIOT batteries to Slovakia and the United States sent two PATRIOT batteries to Poland in April 2022.

New RAF VIP transport jets to be named ‘Envoy IV’

Two new Dassault 900LX aircraft have been purchased to replace the BAe146 aircraft that were withdrawn from Service in March.

RAF relocates Typhoon jets for exercise

Two Quick Reaction Alert Typhoon jets from RAF Lossiemouth have temporarily relocated to RAF Leeming to practise their ability to relocate at short notice.

New patrol boat delivered to Royal Navy

HMS Cutlass, the first of two new high-speed patrol boats, has been commissioned into the Gibraltar Fast Patrol Squadron.

British warships join task force to protect Red Sea shipping

HMS Montrose and RFA Lyme Bay have joined the US-led Combined Task Force 153.

British destroyer returns to sea for first time since 2019

HMS Duncan is back at sea after a major overhaul.

British aircraft carrier heads out to sea

HMS Queen Elizabeth will now complete a period of operational sea training.

British frigate patrols Baltic Sea

HMS Richmond has carried out patrols and escorted British supply ships alongside allies in the Baltic Sea.

Britain sending more fighter jets to Eastern Europe

Together with eight Typhoons stationed in Cyprus, this uplift will bring the total number of RAF fighter jets stationed in the region to 14.

British commandos launch Arctic raid from nuclear submarine

British commandos have been practising launching raids deep inside the Arctic Circle from an Astute class nuclear submarine.