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A close look at homegrown terrorism and the Prevent Strategy

An analysis of how homegrown terrorism has become one of the biggest threats of the modern era, and the effectiveness of the Prevent strategy

Home Secretary: ‘Real people’ don’t need end-to-end encryption

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has made remarks suggesting a shocking misunderstanding of messaging apps that use end-to-end encryption, saying that it aids terrorism.

UK Defence Secretary: Royal Navy’s global reach expanding to unprecedented levels

The UK Defence Secretary has announced that the Royal Navy’s power projection capabilities are to increase such that Britain will have the power to defeat “any adversary” “on the seven seas of the world”.

Government refuses to publish extremism funding report

A report into the foreign funding of extremist groups will not be published by the government, prompting criticism from opposition parties.

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?

HMS Queen Elizabeth comes to life as first engine started

HMS Queen Elizabeth’s diesel generators have been powered-up, bringing the supercarrier to life for the first time. Minister of State for Defence Procurement, Philip Dunne,...

UK increases contribution to new NATO task force

Michael Fallon has announced that the UK will contribute 3,000 personnel to the 'Very High Readiness Joint Task Force' (VJTF) from 2016. The origins of this...

Defence and Security after the 2015 General Election

With the general election results through the future of Defence, Security and Foreign Affairs is now much clearer, especially with a single party majority....

Babcock bid to build British polar research ship

Babcock has confirmed it is bidding to construct the new UK polar flagship at its shipyard in Appledore, North Devon. In April 2014, chancellor George Osborne announced that...

Ministry of Defence clarify Queen Elizabeth class carrier F-35 plans

The Ministry of Defence have clarified the details surrounding the Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers and their complement of F-35B strike aircraft. The following...