The savage attacks we have witnessed must drive us to work more closely with our regional allies.
Posts Tagged: Royal Navy
Why spend money on grammars, rather than dealing with school overcrowding? And why back Trident rather than the Navy’s conventional fleet?
Nicholas Mazzei: The Korean crisis highlights a stark truth. Britain is completely unprepared for war.
Outcries over the loss of soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq show that the British public is simply unwilling to see soldiers dying.
The benefits of a secure, stable and loving family are are even more important for military personnel than for the rest of us.
This morning, around 4,500 British servicemen and women will be serving our country across the globe. They are taking part in 25 operations in almost 30 countries.
“I want you and your families to know that this Government is on your side.”
If we can’t afford defence, what can we afford?
Andrew Wood: We can’t keep running down the Navy by stealth, and pretending that nothing has changed
The most dramatic option is to cut whole areas of capability in order to focus on the remaining core ones.
“Leaving the EU does not mean we are stepping back from our commitment to the security of our continent.” Fallon’s Conference Speech: full text
Defeating Daesh will help keep Britain’s streets safe.
Our country’s outward-looking, enterprising attitude has always been bound up with the sea, and it continues to carry the vast majority of our exports today.
David Campbell Bannerman: Don’t tow HMS Illustrious to Turkey for scrap. Make her a Falklands memorial instead.
Just 0.5 per cent of the net Brexit savings of £10 billion annually could be allocated to a new National Memorial Ship Fund.
Charlie Elphicke: We must counter people-trafficking and terror threats in the English Channel now. Here’s how.
Recall the navy. Send for marines. Learn from France’s willingness to deploy armed guards. Bring in a New Dover Patrol.
The Ministry of Defence should make a grand gesture by increasing the Royal Navy’s visible presence in Gibraltar.
Or will the upcoming SDSR be used to change the Government’s plans?
We will meet the NATO’s investment pledge to spend two per cent of GDP on defence every year of this decade.