Could Protector augment Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft?

The MQ-9B drone, known as Protector in UK service, could be a realistic option to augment the UK's fleet of P-8 Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft.

Prime Minister set to appoint new Chief of the Defence Staff

Whilst General Carter is due to step down this year regardless, it is thought that the Prime Minister is seeking to appoint a new Chief of the Defence Staff to push through with his rejuvenated defence plans argues @RobertClark87 in this submission to the UK Defence Journal.

UK ‘must learn lessons’ of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Developments in drone technology offer important lessons for the UK's 'Global Britain' vision argues Sir Richard Ottaway, former Chair of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, in this submission to the UK Defence Journal.

Challenger 2, the right tank for the British Army?

In this submission to the UK Defence Journal, Harry Bulpit argues that Challenger 2 may not have been the best tank in the world, but it was the best tank for the British Army, British industry, and the British people. 

Buy Or Lease? Future Defence Equipment Procurement

There are clearly some procurement projects which don’t lend themselves to the leasing idea. For many others, though, it just might be appropriate argues Stuart Crawford in this submission to the UK Defence Journal.

What to expect when going for the COVID19 vaccine

Our editor was recently given the coronavirus vaccine and he would like to explain what happens when you go and get it.

The Faslane Conundrum

Trident is essentially a political weapon, not a military weapon argues Stuart Crawford in this submission to the UK Defence Journal.

Myths surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine

Most of the points raised have already been debunked but are still being propagated by non-experts. You'll probably see them in the comments below.

Common myths about shipbuilding in Scotland

Here are some of the most popular myths - and the reality behind them - surrounding naval shipbuilding in Scotland.

The danger of politicising military shipbuilding in Scotland

In this article, Jonathan Chartier argues that the 'Better Together' campaign unwisely turned routine naval procurement into a charged topic during the Scottish Independence referendum campaign, resulting in an unremarkable change in orders being considered a controversial and political issue.



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