Update on the progress of the Ferguson ferries

Neil Gray, the Cabinet Secretary for Wellbeing Economy, Fair Work and Energy, has updated the Scottish Parliament on the new ferries being built at Port Glasgow.

Project Ark Royal – Plans for angled decks and drones

As part of Project Ark Royal, significant upgrades to the Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers would be undertaken.

The Royal Navy’s submarine readiness issue

The operational issues impacting the submarine fleet are primarily caused by a combination of manufacturing delays, inadequate infrastructure support, and a shortage of skilled engineering personnel.

MOD shifts to reporting ‘Readiness Days’ over ‘Sea Days’

Is the MoD's shift from reporting how many days a ship spent at sea to how many that ship could have spent at sea simply a PR move to avoid negative headlines?

Mothballed tankers costing millions per year

The upkeep of the laid-up tankers RFA Wave Knight and RFA Wave Ruler has cost £13 million since 2019. 

The uncertain future of HMS Westminster

HMS Westminster, a Type 23 Frigate, appears all but officially scrapped.

Britain ‘one of few’ able to deploy carriers globally

The Defence Committee recently heard evidence on the operational readiness and challenges of the British Armed Forces.

Scottish shipbuilding work boosts BAE books

BAE Systems has shared an optimistic market update, underscoring its robust performance and strategic growth.

Royal Navy aircraft carrier arrives in Scotland

The 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier is returning to Glenmallan in Scotland for a routine logistics visit.

Clyde shipyard contractors balloted over strike action

The contractors are demanding to be paid the BAE Systems yard rate, or an additional £1 per hour on top of the current rates of pay.



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