UK defence issues and the odd container or two
  • The North Sea Floods of 1953 – Swords to Ploughshares

    61 years ago the UK, Belgium and the Netherlands suffered suffered at the hands of a severe flood (Watersnoodramp) caused by a heavy storm and high tides. ...

  • The Twitter Brigade

    The UK's lack of Information Operations capability and the dead hand of the MoD's social media engagement policy has been a recurring subject of discussio ...

  • Slim Pickings in Iraq

    Below is an extract from a recent MoD update on RAF operations over Iraq; 25 January: a Reaper was once again on patrol over northern Iraq on Sunday, prov ...

  • Type 26 Frigate Exports

    The Throughout the evolution of the Type 26 Frigate there has been a great deal of discussion and speculation about it's export potential. Brazil, Austral ...

  • The Russians are Coming

    If you have been living on the moon week there is an outside chance you might not have seen the wall to wall coverage of a pair of Russian Tu-95's on thei ...

  • The Ancient Art of Pilfering

    Seems like the ancient art of pilfering is alive and well in the Middle East ...

  • The USB Type C

    Connecting bits of military display and communications equipment presents all sorts of challenges from electromagnetic control to temperature tolerance an ...

  • FUCHS CBRN Vehicle Regeneration

    Great news, the MoD has let a contract to regenerate the FUCHS CBRN vehicles. Nuclear, Biological, Chemical and Radiological protection equipment. Regener ...

  • Airfield Pipe Mines – OP CRAB STICK

    In order to meet the WWII demand for airfields in the South East of England a massive build programme was started but the chances of these airfields falli ...

  • The North Sea Floods of 1953 – Swords to Ploughshares

    61 years ago the UK, Belgium and the Netherlands suffered suffered at the hands of a severe flood (Watersnoodramp) caused by a heavy storm and high tides. ...

  • The Twitter Brigade

    The UK's lack of Information Operations capability and the dead hand of the MoD's social media engagement policy has been a recurring subject of discussio ...

  • Slim Pickings in Iraq

    Below is an extract from a recent MoD update on RAF operations over Iraq; 25 January: a Reaper was once again on patrol over northern Iraq on Sunday, prov ...

  • Type 26 Frigate Exports

    The Throughout the evolution of the Type 26 Frigate there has been a great deal of discussion and speculation about it's export potential. Brazil, Austral ...

  • The Russians are Coming

    If you have been living on the moon week there is an outside chance you might not have seen the wall to wall coverage of a pair of Russian Tu-95's on thei ...

  • The Ancient Art of Pilfering

    Seems like the ancient art of pilfering is alive and well in the Middle East ...

  • The USB Type C

    Connecting bits of military display and communications equipment presents all sorts of challenges from electromagnetic control to temperature tolerance an ...

  • FUCHS CBRN Vehicle Regeneration

    Great news, the MoD has let a contract to regenerate the FUCHS CBRN vehicles. Nuclear, Biological, Chemical and Radiological protection equipment. Regener ...

  • Airfield Pipe Mines – OP CRAB STICK

    In order to meet the WWII demand for airfields in the South East of England a massive build programme was started but the chances of these airfields falli ...

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