Scotland sees increased defence spend for sixth year

Scotland is the only part of the UK to have seen an increase in spending in each year since 2014 to the tune of £2.1bn, supporting around 12,400 direct jobs in Scotland according to Ministry of Defence figures.

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.

Fact Check: Can the UK be ‘forced into an EU Army’?

The UK has a veto on EU military policy.

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.

NATO responds to Russian myths about the Alliance and COVID-19

NATO say that Russian officials have made false accusations about the role of the Alliance in the fight against COVID-19.

Fact Check – SNP manifesto makes incorrect shipbuilding claim

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

Common myths about shipbuilding in Scotland

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

MP incorrectly claims ‘no naval vessels in Scottish waters’ despite major naval base

A Member of Parliament has incorrectly claimed that there are no Royal Navy vessels in Scottish waters, despite the presence of frigates, submarines, support vessels, patrol vessels and of course, a major Royal Navy base on the Clyde.

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.

Local newspaper and MSP share misinformation on Army plans

Local newspapers like the 'Blantyre Telegraph' and MSPs like Richard Lyle are unwittingly helping to spread misinformation regarding the armed forces response to Covid-19.

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