Friday, 30 November 2018

RAF plan for F-35 split-buy undermines aircraft carrier programme

Deborah Haynes, foreign affairs editor at Sky News has reported that, behind the scenes, the RAF is arguing hard to […]

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Tuesday, 27 November 2018

HMS Duncan buzzed by 17 Russian jets in the Black Sea

The first part of the Channel Five documentary “Warship Life at Sea” has just been broadcast and documents HMS Duncan […]

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Monday, 26 November 2018

Next generation computing technology for the Royal Navy

BAE Systems supply the combat systems currently in service with the RN. Working closely with the navy, the company is […]

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Friday, 23 November 2018

Amongst a series of good news stories, Royal Navy ship numbers to be increased

This website has been covering the challenges faced by the Royal Navy since 2007 but it is hard to remember […]

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Tuesday, 20 November 2018

F-35 test flying from HMS Queen Elizabeth completed ahead of schedule

The second phase of the F-35 test flying programme (DT-2) has exceeded expectations and was completed on 18th November, well ahead […]

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Friday, 16 November 2018

Counting chickens before they hatch… 8th Type 26 Frigate to be named HMS London

Earlier this week our embattled Prime Minister, speaking at the Lord Mayor’s banquet in the capital announced the 8th and […]

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Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Why do peacetime naval accidents keep happening?

2017 was an especially bad year for fatal naval accidents. Then last week the Norwegian frigate KNM Helge Ingstad collided […]

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Saturday, 10 November 2018

Remembrance 2018. One hundred years since the end of the First World War

With good reason, it is the stoic soldiers who faced the mud and slaughter of the trenches who come to […]

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Friday, 9 November 2018

Wear a poppy or don’t wear a poppy. Many have died for your freedom of personal choice.

Remembrance is a time for reflection on our history and the sacrifice of others. It is intended to bring us […]

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Tuesday, 6 November 2018

A relief for the submarine service – HMS Victorious does not need nuclear refuelling

In March 2014 the MoD admitted there was a minor concern about the integrity of the nuclear reactors which power Vanguard class […]

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Sunday, 4 November 2018

Another Royal Navy supplier goes under – the closure of Appledore shipyard

Unable to follow up their success building OPVs for export, and with no other orders forthcoming, last week Babcock made […]

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Saturday, 3 November 2018

The British Army – Transformation in an Age of Complexity

I know, more retirements than Sinatra, as I might have mentioned, decided to keep the current site as is but do the odd long form post, maybe three or four per year. This is a lead in to a number of subsequent posts on British Army transformation Comments in the second part please

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