Tag: Defence


European, Arab States join Israel and U.S. in Major Air Forces Exercise

The Israeli air force is among four other nations participating in a joint exercise that began yesterday in Greece. The Iniohos 2017 exercise, which is being hosted at Greece’s Andravida Air Base, will be a “complex exercise” according to the Greek Air Force and will include fighter planes from the US, Israel, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Italy and Greece.

Three Quarters of Labour Candidates Against Renewing Trident

Three quarters of Labour candidates at the General Election are against renewing the Trident nuclear deterrent, according to a new survey by the Campaign For Nuclear Disarmament. Candidates were surveyed online about the submarine-based defence system. Labour were quick to

Scrapping Nimrod Planes Leaves UK Vulnerable Say MPs

MPs on the Commons Defence Committee have woken up to the huge mistake of scrapping Nimrod, the UK’s excellent Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) system. As China and Russia develop their underwater technologies to try to track foreign submarines, including Britain’s with the Trident