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Russian Ship in Moray Firth: UK intelligence was alerted by social...

  By a Newsnet reporter  UK Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has defended the lack of Royal Navy ships stationed in Scotland and claimed that...

Hammond savaged after claiming Scotland ‘too small’ to defend itself

  By a Newsnet reporter UK defence Secretary Philip Hammond has been criticised after claiming that an independent Scotland will be too small to...

Shocking new documents reveal the extent of anti-Scottish bias in UK...

  By Bob Duncan Newly released documents have revealed how the the Rosyth Naval Dockyard in Fife was the victim of a pro-England bias...

Robertson defence claims backfire on No campaign

  By Bob Duncan Defence claims by Labour-peer Lord George Robertson, made through the “Better Together” web site, have spectacularly backfired on the No...

Calls for UK Defence Secretary to clarify Scottish cuts

By a Newsnet reporter The SNP has demanded clarity from the Ministry of Defence over what the established strength of the Royal Regiment of...

Can independent Scotland pay for its own defence?

A Newsnet analysis by GEORGE KEREVAN  THIS week, while the Coalition at Westminster was cutting the British army by a fifth and reducing famous regiments...

Defence in the spotlight as conference looks at independent Scotland’s armed...

By a Newsnet reporter  A conference on what the defence capabilities and costs will look like in an independent Scotland is to get underway...

Assurances sought over Annan defence jobs

By a Newsnet reporter Scottish politicians have united in an attempt at preventing two MoD storage depots from closing with the loss of hundreds of...

Defence Secretary Liam Fox resigns

By a Newsnet reporter The UK’s Defence Secretary Liam Fox has announced his resignation.  The news follows revelations surrounding his close friend Adam...

Liam Fox issues apology and admits to a ‘mistake’

Tory Minister Liam Fox has issued an apology over his relationship with Adam Werritty and admitted he made a mistake. The Scottish MP has...