The Type 31 Frigate: A Critical Analysis

A cheaper and general purpose frigate is the tagline that describes the Type 31 frigate, it has also been called the child of austerity but it could be more than it, it could be a ticking timebomb for the Royal Navy.

Transgender Service in the Military: Who cares?

If you’re willing to pick up a weapon, deploy thousands of miles away and potentially put your life on the line all in service to your country and democratic principles, then frankly it’s no ones business if you are transgender.

What threats could the Queen Elizabeth class carriers realistically face?

Experts and Politicians have debated the significance of the Queen Elizabeth class carriers since their inception and people have questioned whether their price is worth paying.

UK Defence Secretary: Royal Navy’s global reach expanding to unprecedented levels

The UK Defence Secretary has announced that the Royal Navy’s power projection capabilities are to increase such that Britain will have the power to defeat “any adversary” “on the seven seas of the world”.

Why are the Queen Elizabeth class carriers so big?

The Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers are the largest surface warships ever constructed for the Royal Navy and represent a significant increase in capability. The vessels will be utilised by all three branches of the UK Armed Forces and will provide eight acres of sovereign territory. Both ships will be versatile enough to be used for operations ranging from high...

No, America doesn’t control Britain’s nuclear weapons


It's a common myth that the United States has control over the UK's Trident missile system, that is not the case.

The last few weeks in national security

Troops on the streets, a 24/7 cyber unit and a US style Department of Homeland Security - this has been an interesting couple of weeks for national security in Australia.

Britain in Bahrain – A Permanent British Base in the Persian Gulf

HMS Juffair, Britain's first permanent naval base in the Gulf since 1971, will soon enhance the capabilities of the British forces in the region and receive the Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers.

Trident: Why have it?

Why use a nuclear deterrent?

HMS Queen Elizabeth – Culpable or Capable?

Since her departure from Rosyth, HMS Queen Elizabeth has already had shots fired across her bow even before becoming operational.



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