A guide to the Dreadnought class nuclear submarine

The Dreadnought class will replace the Vanguard class submarines from 2028 onwards and will host the United Kingdom's nuclear deterrent.

Why are the Queen Elizabeth class carriers so big?

The class are not the largest class of carrier in the world but they are most likely the smallest and least expensive carrier the Royal Navy could build which still have the advantages that large carriers offer.

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.

Arrowhead 140 or Leander – Which would be the best Type 31e Frigate?

Two strong contenders for the Type 31e Frigate programme have emerged, let's take a closer look at the offerings.

The case for a new amphibious assault ship to replace HMS Ocean

The problem? The cost in gold and people makes all this very unlikely.

Challenger 2: Compared to the Competition

Challenger 2, aka the FV4034, is the UKs Main Battle Tank (MBT). Other world powers across the globe also use MBTs in their armies. How does it compare?

Why does HMS Queen Elizabeth have two islands?

HMS Queen Elizabeth and her sister ship are attracting a lot of attention and one of the most common questions is, why does she have two islands?

The Type 45 engine problems – it’s not the Royal Navy’s fault

The Type 45 destroyer is often regarded as the most advanced guided missile destroyer in the world.

The E-7 Wedgetail, should this aircraft replace the Sentry?

The E-7A Wedgetail provides one of the most advanced air battlespace management capabilities in the world and the Royal Air Force are rumoured to be interested in it to replace their E-3D Sentry aircraft.

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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