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Iron Duke Back At Sea After Major Upgrade

Iron Duke Back At Sea After Major Upgrade

The Type 23 frigate is the first Royal Navy ship to be fitted with Artisan – a 3D radar 5 times better than the old version it replaces. Iron Duke left Portsmouth yesterday, Sunday 23 June, to begin an intensive […]


Redeployment of Kit from Afghanistan

Redeployment of Kit from Afghanistan

Brigadier Duncan Capps has recently completed a tour of duty in Afghanistan where he was Commander Joint Force Support (JFS). He briefed media representatives in MOD Main Building in London about the progress being made processing and redeploying kit and […]


Royal Navy’s New ‘Eye In the Sky’

Royal Navy’s New ‘Eye In the Sky’

ScanEagle is a maritime reconnaissance asset that can be launched off the back of Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships day or night to gather intelligence and survey the wider area of operations. Built by Insitu, a subsidiary of […]


UK Defence Exports Largest Increase In 5 Years

UK Defence Exports Largest Increase In 5 Years

New figures published today by UK Trade & Investment’s Defence and Security Organization (UKTI DSO) show that UK defence exports totaled £8.8 billion over the past year, a rise of 62% from 2011 in a global market that grew by […]


UK/US Trials Review F-35 Interoperability In A Simulated Maritime Scenario

UK/US Trials Review F-35 Interoperability In A Simulated Maritime Scenario

Working with Lockheed Martin and the UK Ministry of Defence, we have linked simulation facilities across five UK sites to create a common synthetic environment to evaluate F-35 interoperability with other UK military platforms. Linking Air and Maritime A recent […]


UK Army Chief Warns Against Further Cuts

UK Army Chief Warns Against Further Cuts

The head of the Army has warned that any gap between military resources and planned capabilities caused by spending cuts “could become quite dangerous, quite quickly”. Chief of the General Staff General Sir Peter Wall said imposing further efficiencies while […]


Former UK aircraft carrier towed to Turkey for scrap

Former UK aircraft carrier towed to Turkey for scrap

HMS Ark Royal, formerly Britain’s flagship aircraft carrier, sailed out of its home port on Monday to be scrapped in Turkey. Britain, which has always prided itself on its sea power, will have to do without the ability to launch […]


Israel is Top Global Exporter of Unmanned Aerial Systems

Israel is Top Global Exporter of Unmanned Aerial Systems

Israeli original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) have aggressively marketed these platforms, helping them become the top exporter of UAS platforms, globally. A recent Frost & Sullivan market insight, “Israeli Unmanned Aerial Systems,” finds that Israel’s UAS […]


In Brief: Outsourcing Defence Procurement

In Brief: Outsourcing Defence Procurement

The Defence Reform Bill announced in the Queen’s Speech in May 2013 will enable the Ministry of Defence to make radical changes to defence acquisition. The proposed reforms are significant. The Government wants to change Defence Equipment and Support, the […]


 
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