It's a common myth that the United States has control over the UK's Trident missile system, that is not the case.
HMS Queen Elizabeth and her sister are symbols of national power due to their ability to project power and capability all over the world.
For the last year newspapers, magazines and websites – including this one - have been filled with impressive photographs of the Royal Navy's two new carriers - HMS Queen Elizabeth and Prince of Wales – commonly referred to as the Queen Elizabeth Class.
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.
With some commentators, rightly or wrongly, arguing that it's "embarrassing" the Royal Australian Navy will be ordering more Type 26 Frigates than the Royal Navy, some perspective is key.
New research by a geopolitical think-tank makes the case that Britain is second only to the United States as a global power.
HMS Queen Elizabeth is the largest and most powerful warship ever constructed for the Royal Navy, but what will she carry?
"It was absolutely not a war crime. It was an act of war, lamentably legal" said the Belgrano's Captain, Hector Bonzo.
At the Farnborough International Air Show a next generation fighter concept model called 'Tempest' was revealed.
138 F-35s over the "life of the programme", do we need that many and how long is that? The author of this article, David Anthony Simpson, served for over 25 years as an RAF pilot, in executive flying appointments and as a senior staff officer.