June 10, 2016

The Defence Select Committee meeting of 7 June 2016 reviewing the T45 and T26 programmes Session 1 witnesses: Rt Hon Lord West of Spithead, former First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral (retired) Sir Mark Stanhope, former First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, Peter Roberts, Senior Research Fellow for Sea Power and […]

March 23, 2016

Sir John Parker has been appointed as the chairman of the National Shipbuilding Strategy. The 2015 Strategic Defence & Security Review had announced the intention to undertake the review to “lay the foundations for a modern and efficient sector capable of meeting the country’s future defence and security needs” you could try here. Sir John has close associations with […]

March 2, 2016

A Secure and Prosperous United Kingdom. In his Foreword to the Review, the Prime Minister reiterated the need for national security and presented a compelling case for our Naval capabilities: “As a trading nation with the world’s fifth biggest economy, we depend on stability and order in the world.  With over 5 million British nationals […]