Nimrod MRA4

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Name: Nimrod MRA4
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Commentary: Ukraine crisis exposes the cracks in UK defence policy

One of the few clear conclusions from the Ukraine crisis so far for Britain is that our foreign, defence and security policy is a bit of a mess.When the coalition Government took office four years ago, it was reasonable to expect there would have to be ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

UK details collaboration on P-8, Triton platforms

Twenty UK military personnel are currently working with the US Navy’s Boeing 737-based P-8 maritime surveillance aircraft, with several of these also set to receive training on the service’s remotely-piloted Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton, the Ministry ... [Published Flight International - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

How will the UK fill its MPA gap?

A few interesting snippets have emerged about the UK’s work to retain core skills in the operation of maritime patrol aircraft, while it doesn’t actually have any of its own.I’ve been writing about Project “Seedcorn” – which has placed a little over 30 ... [Published Flight International - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

The Planning Inspectorate ignores local opinion

Can so many local people be wrong, and one man right? SIR – Sir Michael Pitt, chief executive of the Planning Inspectorate, seeks to defend one of his staff, Paul Griffiths, or "Inspector Blight". Mr Griffiths has allowed 19 of the 22 appeals regarding ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

VoR Debate: What should our armed forces be for?

Former US Defence Secretary Robert Gates warned in January that UK armed forces cuts will limit the country's ability to be a major player on the world stage. However, Prime Minister David Cameron responded saying that Britain still has the fourth largest ... [Published Voice of Russia - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Feb 10 2014 - Updated Feb 10 2014 - 1 reports

Future Maritime Patrol – Part 7 (Summary)

This series on Future Maritime Patrol was unplanned but hope you have enjoyed reading what I think are the various options should the UK wish to reconstitute the capability lost with the withdrawal of Nimrod MR2 and cancellation of the Nimrod MRA4 in ... [Published Think Defence - Feb 10 2014]
First reported Feb 09 2014 - Updated Feb 09 2014 - 1 reports

Future Maritime Patrol – Back to the future P1

Whilst reading TD’s excellent series about our possible maritime patrol choices my mind was taken to one of my favourite films out of the 80′s “Back to the Future”. When looking at each article TD has put up looking at each current choice from each ... [Published Think Defence - Feb 09 2014]
First reported Jan 30 2014 - Updated Jan 30 2014 - 1 reports

Future Maritime Patrol – Part 3 (Dedicated Long Range Aircraft – P3, P1, ATL, 319)

Although the Boeing P-8A Poseidon might be seen as the obvious choice for a Future Maritime Patrol aircraft there are a small handful of others in the same space to consider. In the same physical and capability area are a number of other options, namely ... [Published Think Defence - Jan 30 2014]
First reported Jan 19 2014 - Updated Jan 19 2014 - 1 reports

Future Maritime Patrol – Part 1 (Challenges and Missions)

We have regularly discussed future maritime patrol on Think Defence but it is an especially interesting subject because it spans so many capability areas and has so many implications in other areas. Before we Talk Turkey! Before we can get to the discussion ... [Published Think Defence - Jan 19 2014]

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CN: "The problem is the present capacity of the BritishBritish Army over the last ten years and more have not been used for defence, they’ve been used for offence. They’ve been used for aggressive wars and interventions in various different theatres is Central Asia, the Middle East, in North Africa. The British people completely reject this use of our military in unpopular wars and as they progress, they get more and more unpopular. What we want to do at this juncture is to step back and say: what should our armed forces be for? The overwhelming majority of people in Britain think they should only be for defence."

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Commentary: Ukraine crisis exposes the cracks i... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 16 hours ago]
How will the UK fill its MPA gap? [Published Flight International - Apr 04 2014]
UK details collaboration on P-8, Triton platforms [Published Flight International - Apr 04 2014]
The Planning Inspectorate ignores local opinion [Published Telegraph - Mar 23 2014]
VoR Debate: What should our armed forces be for? [Published Voice of Russia - Mar 19 2014]
Future Maritime Patrol – Part 7 (Summary) [Published Think Defence - Feb 10 2014]
Future Maritime Patrol – Back to the future P1 [Published Think Defence - Feb 09 2014]
Future Maritime Patrol – Part 3 (Dedicated Long... [Published Think Defence - Jan 30 2014]
Future Maritime Patrol – Part 1 (Challenges and... [Published Think Defence - Jan 19 2014]
Scotland’s defence ‘relying on goodwill of allies’ [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Sep 06 2013]
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Future Maritime Patrol – Part 7 (Summary) [Published Think Defence - Feb 10 2014]
This series on Future Maritime Patrol was unplanned but hope you have enjoyed reading what I think are the various options should the UK wish to reconstitute the capability lost with the withdrawal of Nimrod MR2 and cancellation of the Nimrod MRA4 in ...
Future Maritime Patrol – Back to the future P1 [Published Think Defence - Feb 09 2014]
Whilst reading TD’s excellent series about our possible maritime patrol choices my mind was taken to one of my favourite films out of the 80′s “Back to the Future”. When looking at each article TD has put up looking at each current choice from each ...
Future Maritime Patrol – Part 3 (Dedicated Long... [Published Think Defence - Jan 30 2014]
Although the Boeing P-8A Poseidon might be seen as the obvious choice for a Future Maritime Patrol aircraft there are a small handful of others in the same space to consider. In the same physical and capability area are a number of other options, namely ...
Future Maritime Patrol – Part 1 (Challenges and... [Published Think Defence - Jan 19 2014]
We have regularly discussed future maritime patrol on Think Defence but it is an especially interesting subject because it spans so many capability areas and has so many implications in other areas. Before we Talk Turkey! Before we can get to the discussion ...
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