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No change to Op Althea shoulder insignia, contrary to claims on social media

The Permanent Joint Headquarters (PJHQ) has confirmed to us that British soldiers in Bosnia have not changed their shoulder insignia, contrary to a wildly shared tweet from the 'Veterans for Britain' group. 

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?

Common myths about Scottish shipbuilding

People often claim that no ships are being built in Scotland or that the orders went overseas - here's the reality.

Scottish First Minister claims support ship work not going to the Clyde is ‘betrayal’,...

The First Minister of Scotland has inexplicably stated that the international tendering for auxiliary vessel contracts is a betrayal for the Clyde, despite the yards having no interest in them, having never been promised them and the fact the vessels couldn't physically fit on the slipway.

Mail on Sunday incorrectly claims that F-35Bs will land on HMS Queen Elizabeth for...

What's the problem? The F-35B is not yet cleared to land on HMS Queen Elizabeth.

How many frigates is Scotland building?

Scotland is building 8 Type 26 Frigates and 5 Type 31 Frigates.

RAF aircraft over Glasgow sparks odd speculation in local media

Despite provocative headlines to the contrary, the aircraft that was conducting training in and around Glasgow Airport was not "mysterious", "unmarked" or anything at all to do with the "Coronavirus lockdown".

No, Royal Marines did not forcibly take Coronavirus equipment from Scotland for England

A viral tweet has claimed that Royal Marines have forcibly removed medical equipment from Dundee to be used in England in the fight against Coronavirus.

No, PPE for Scotland isn’t being ‘diverted to England’

It had been claimed that PPE companies in England were told to prioritise England over Scotland. The First Minister of Scotland and the Scottish Health Secretary have however "accepted assurances" that this is not the case.

‘Carriers with no aircraft’, the myth that refuses to die is still being repeated...

Recently we were alerted to a rather surprising event, an MP on the Defence Select Committee itself repeating the assertion that HMS Queen Elizabeth and her sister ship HMS Prince of Wales, will not have any aircraft.

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