The Clyde hasn’t been ‘betrayed’ over new support ships – They’re not even bidding

The Ministry of Defence is to put the order for Royal Fleet Auxiliary support ships out to international tender at the end of this month, this has been met by accusations that the government have somehow "betrayed" the Clyde yards.

The Fleet Solid Support Ships might be grey but they’re not warships

The Fleet Solid Support Ship fleet aren't warships, let's not claim they are

MP tweets shocking image of Syria strikes, turns out to be poorly photoshopped fake

Shadow Home Secretary and MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington Diane Abbott has tweeted what at first appears to be a shocking image, a western aircraft carrying out low-level bombing runs in a heavily populated city. The problem? It's a poorly photoshopped image published in a blog years ago.

Technically the Royal Navy is growing, just not any larger than it was four years ago

Statements made by the government explicitly claim that the Royal Navy is growing, but are those claims accurate? Yes and no.

The curious case of carrier naming outrage

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the only aircraft carrier in the world to have her name subject to claims of conspiracy and collusion against the people of Scotland.

How many ships are the Clyde shipyards expecting to build?

There's a lot of misunderstanding and myth circulating about how many ships the shipyards on the Clyde are expecting to build, but what's the truth?

No, Britain is not purchasing the Iron Dome air defence system from Israel

Recent articles from a variety of sources have claimed that Britain is buying the Iron Dome missile defence system from Israel to protect the Falklands, it's not.

Has the Clyde really been betrayed over the Type 31 Frigate or is there more to it?

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?

Fact Check: Is the Royal Navy really growing?

Multiple ministers, MP's and other officials continue to insist the Royal Navy is growing, even in the face of upcoming cuts.

Fact Check: How many jobs depend on Faslane?

Faslane is the second largest single-site employer in Scotland, after the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow with around 11,000 jobs directly and indirectly reliant on the base.

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