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New Scotland Analysis Paper on UK Defence

New Scotland Analysis Paper on UK Defence

The Scotland analysis paper on Defence, published today, highlights the extent to which an independent Scotland benefits from the £34 billion annual UK defence budget, one of the largest in the world. The complex and integrated nature of the UK’s […]


RAF and French Air Force Spearhead Major Military Exercise

RAF and French Air Force Spearhead Major Military Exercise

RAF Top Guns will team up with their French counterparts to spearhead a major military exercise which starts on Sunday. (6 October) The 11-day event will see aircraft from Britain, France, the United States, Canada and Germany being hosted at […]


Northrop Delivers Platform Management System for UK Royal Navy’s Astute Submarine

Northrop Delivers Platform Management System for UK Royal Navy’s Astute Submarine

Northrop Grumman has supplied the final batch of Platform Management System (PMS) hardware for the Royal Navy’s Astute-class series’ boat 5 submarine. Under a performance partnering arrangement, Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit supplied the PMS to BAE Systems Maritime-Submarines […]


UK Sets Out Options for Syria Action

UK Sets Out Options for Syria Action

British military officers will join the Prime Minister for talks later, to discuss the UK’s response to last week’s chemical weapons attack in Syria. The National Security Council, which also includes the Defence Secretary and intelligence chiefs, will meet at […]


UK Considers Legal Action Over Gibraltar

UK Considers Legal Action Over Gibraltar

Britain is considering legal action against Spain over the continued imposition of additional checks at the border with Gibraltar, Downing Street said today. A No 10 spokesman said it was looking at the “unprecedented step” after the Spanish government failed […]


UK Needs Four Nuclear Subs to Stay Safe

UK Needs Four Nuclear Subs to Stay Safe

A review of Britain’s nuclear defences has concluded it needs four nuclear submarines to stay safe, but alternatives could be found in the future. The review, led by Treasury Chief Secretary Danny Alexander, said there are alternatives to the UK’s […]


UK Government Remains Committed to Trident

UK Government Remains Committed to Trident

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has warned it would be “reckless” to downgrade the UK’s nuclear deterrent ahead of the release of a Liberal Democrat-led review of alternatives to replacing the Royal Navy’s fleet of Trident submarines. The Lib Dems have […]


RAF Eurofighter Typhoon Force Completes Largest Ever Training Mission

RAF Eurofighter Typhoon Force Completes Largest Ever Training Mission

The Royal Air Force has completed the biggest training mission ever undertaken by its Typhoon Force. Exercise Android Preference concluded at RAF Coningsby last week and forms part of the qualified weapons instructor (QWI) course, which is regarded as the […]


Reserves in the Future Force 2020

Reserves in the Future Force 2020

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond yesterday published the white paper ‘Reserves in the Future Force 2020: Valuable and Valued’, which sets out the plans to sustain and grow our Reserve Forces to 35,000 across all 3 services by 2018 by revitalizing […]


 
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