Richard is editor-in-chief for defence and transport at GlobalData.
The Batch 2 offshore patrol vessel is suffering from an undisclosed issue and is currently alongside in Gibraltar while repairs are carried out.
The US Navy’s LCS programme promised a two-variant class of warship intended to function as both a light frigate and littoral patrol ship, but its days are numbered.
Ten months of fighting has resulted in thousands of equipment losses on both sides, as the war drags on into 2023.
Soldier modernisation trends in lethality, the UK-based training of Ukraine’s raw recruits, and the threats of undersea warfare.
The announced purchase of the Naval Strike Missile from Norway will enable the Royal Navy to retain a surface warship-based anti-ship missile capability into the 2030s.
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In the space of 24 hours the UK Ministry of Defence awarded or announced preferred bidder status to nearly £6bn worth of contracts, hours before the Government’s latest financial statement.
The decision by the UK Secretary of Defence to suspend the National Flagship programme has enabled investment into subsurface surveillance platforms.
Iran’s support of proxies in the Middle East and allies such as Russia has extended to the provision of sophisticated weapons.
The US Navy is looking at different combinations of embarked air wing to enable its LHA vessels to operate as aircraft carriers.
In this edition: OSINT in Ukraine, India’s new carrier, digital avionics, and more.