Electric Battlefields – Powering a new generation of logistics support

Electric initiatives have increased in civilian life but few have yet to carry over into the battlefield. Unsurprising? Unrealistic? or inevitable?

Report slams MoD’s ‘poor management of nuclear sites’

The National Audit Office say that the MoD's poor management of three critical infrastructure projects on its nuclear-regulated sites has contributed to a combined cost increase of £1.35 billion and delays of between 1.7 and 6.3 years.

How did 2019 go for the UK Defence Journal?

As 2019 comes to an end, let's look at how the year has been for the UK Defence Journal.

Battleship Green – can a world-class blue-water navy be green?

With an increased focus on tackling climate change in recent years, is it possible for a world-class blue-water navy to be green?

The Royal Air Force in 2019

2018 was a big year for the RAF, marking the 100th anniversary of its formation, but in many ways 2019 has been even more significant.

Would UK naval shipbuilding continue in Scotland if it left the UK?

Naval shipbuilding in Scotland has become controversial once again.

Worldwide arms sales up nearly 5%, says new report

Russia was second in the rankings with 8.6% of the market, just ahead of the United Kingdom on 8.4% and France on 5.5% but all were dwarfed by the United States at 59%.

Improving the Type 45 Destroyer

At the launch of the first Type 45 Destroyer, the then First Sea Lord Admiral declared that she would be the world's best air-defence ship.

On eve of London NATO Summit, British troops return from Lithuania mission

As NATO officials prepare to arrive in London, British troops returned home after a successful training mission in the Lithuanian forests.

Sturgeon claims Royal Navy shipbuilding could come to independent Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of Scotland, has again incorrectly claimed that Royal Navy work could come to shipyards in an independent Scotland.



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