Who’s defending maritime Scotland?
In the local Ayr newspaper a shade before Christmas, there appeared a nostalgic article as one of HMS Gannet’s longest serving Sea King helicopters was sent on its way for disposal. On the 31st December, the Scottish Royal Navy Search & Rescue flight ceased operations. As I write, the future of HMS Gannet is unknown.
Last year, during the Scottish Referendum in 2014, the defence discussion focussed largely on the Trident Successor. The issue remains hotly debated; with much rhetoric...
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