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Scotland to benefit greatly in updated defence equipment plan

The UK Ministry of Defence has released the third annual update to the defence equipment plan, setting out spending plans for the next decade. The...

Two more submarines to be based at Faslane

Two of the Royal Navy's Trafalgar Class nuclear powered but not nuclear armed submarines will be moved to the Clyde from Devonport, the Defence...

Work begins on new British patrol vessels in Glasgow

Work started on Friday on the first of three new offshore patrol vessels for the Royal Navy as the first steel is cut on HMS Forth...

Joint Warrior 2014 kicks off

Joint Warrior, being held for the second time this year, will take place between the 5th and 16th of October and is a programme...

BAE indicate possible shipyard closure in event of Scottish ‘Yes’ vote

Ian King, chief executive of BAE, has indicated in a letter submitted to the Scottish Affairs Committee that shipyards on the Clyde would likely...

Scottish First Minister confused over Royal Navy in Scotland

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond seems to have put his foot in his own mouth when he made a speech in Lerwick, the capital...
HMS Ocean being launched in Govan

Deputy First Minister of Scotland challenged over shipbuilding claims

Scotland’s Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, was criticised by trade union members and the defence industry for suggesting that Britain’s new warships, Type 26...