Independent Scotland could have its defence ‘Scot-free’ say experts

The latest paper on how an independent Scotland might arrange its defence forces by Stuart Crawford and Richard Marsh suggests that Scotland might get its defence at zero net cost overall.

What ships will make up the new British Carrier Strike Group?

HMS Queen Elizabeth and her escorts are forming the first British Carrier Strike Group to sail in around a decade, marking a serious return to carrier operations for Britain.

NATO orders an additional Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport

Airbus has received an order for an Airbus A330 MRTT Multi-Role Tanker Transport from OCCAR on behalf of NATO.

UK’s first Protector RG Mk1 successfully completes first flight

The UK's first Protector RG Mk1 aircraft has successfully completed its first flight after coming off the production line, say the Ministry of Defence.

British Carrier Strike Group begins to form

Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth will soon sail with a task group of nine vessels, including a nuclear submarine.

British and Dutch warships join together in the Mediterranean

British warships HMS Albion, HMS Dragon and RFA Lyme Bay met up with HNLMS Johan de Witt and HNLMS Rotterdam.

UK Government to explore new ways of delivering satellite navigation system

The UK has now completely abandoned the idea of building its own satellite navigation system.

British Apache helicopters train over French Alps

4 Regiment Army Air Corps have been flying with their French counterparts in the Alps.

UK approved for follow-on C-17 aircraft Contractor Logistics Support

The U.S. State Department has made approved the sale of follow-on C-17 aircraft Contractor Logistics Support and related equipment to the UK for an estimated cost of $401.3 million. 

Royal Navy personnel in thanks to NHS staff

Royal Navy personnel took part in a short service to thank the work of frontline NHS staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.