Improving the Type 45 Destroyer

At the launch of the first Type 45 Destroyer, the then First Sea Lord Admiral declared that she would be the world's best air-defence ship.

On eve of London NATO Summit, British troops return from Lithuania mission

As NATO officials prepare to arrive in London, British troops returned home after a successful training mission in the Lithuanian forests.

Sturgeon claims Royal Navy shipbuilding could come to independent Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of Scotland, has again incorrectly claimed that Royal Navy work could come to shipyards in an independent Scotland.

All the incorrect defence claims made in Party manifestos

A summary of defence related errors made in the main UK political party General Election 2019 manifestos.

Fact Check – Liberal Democrats manifesto wrong on submarine patrols

The Liberal Democrats manifesto has made an incorrect point regarding the patrolling patterns of Trident carrying submarines.

Fact Check – Labour manifesto makes significant mistake over Army size

The Labour manifesto has made an incorrect claim regarding the size of the British Army.

Fact Check – SNP manifesto makes incorrect shipbuilding claim

The SNP manifesto has made an incorrect claim regarding shipbuilding in Scotland.

A look at where the Parties stand on Trident

A look at the different parties thoughts on defence policy, particularly their thoughts on Trident via their respective election manifestos.

UK Amphibious Forces in the Future Operating Environment

RUSI have published a paper outlining the role that littoral areas will have in the Future Operating Environment and the strategic requirements that will drive the development of the littoral strike concept.

An inside look at the UK’s military presence in the Gulf

Henry Jones spent a week in the Middle East, including two days onboard RFA Cardigan Bay in the Persian Gulf. As well as a visit to HMS Montrose and HMS Shoreham, he reports on the continued British presence in an increasingly volatile region.



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