Saving HMS Hermes, is it a good idea?

HMS Hermes was the flagship of the Royal Navy during the Falklands War, the carrier housed Harriers to protect our fleet during the months at war in the South Atlantic.

Is the UK legally obliged to defend South Korea?

The UK has made a strong – but not automatic – commitment to take part in 'resisting renewed aggression' in defence of South Korea.

Can the German Navy Be Saved?

In a country where good news stories about the military are few and far between, recent years had been kind to the German Navy. 

Is increased UK-Japan defence cooperation leading to a new strategic alliance?

At a time of reduced certainty surrounding the security of both the UK and in particular Japan, it is towards new bilateral relations which these two island states look in order to maximise their respective geocapabilities.

Has the Clyde really been betrayed over the Type 31 Frigate or is there...

With the news that BAE don't intend to assemble the Type 31 Frigate on the Clyde, we ask if the yards have really been betrayed or is this a result of a shifting shipbuilding strategy?

UK failing to ‘match ambition with capabilities and funding’ in defence say MPs

A report by the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy (JCNSS), titled 'National Security Capability Review: A changing security environment' has said an "honest conversation" on increasing defence spending was needed if the Government is to match its stated ambitions.

British Forces Germany – From the Cold War to the 21st Century

While there are new talks concerning the future of the British military personnel in Germany, the permanent contingent is due to have left the country by 2020 after decades of continued presence.

What is a Strategic Defence and Security Review anyway?

With another Strategic Defence and Security Review due in the coming months this article intends to break down the SDSR process to gain an...

How much will the new Trident missile carrying Dreadnought class submarines cost?

The Dreadnought class is the replacement for the Vanguard class of ballistic missile submarines and they will carry Trident D-5 missiles – the UK's nuclear weapons.
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New rules for Commonwealth recruits – why?

Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson recently announced that rules regulating recruiting personnel from Commonwealth countries into the British armed services are to be relaxed.

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