A Tory MSP privately raised fears that military chiefs would break their promise to the Highlands by shutting down the historic Fort George barracks several years early.
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson
RAF Lossiemouth is to house P-8 Poseidon aircraft come 2020 as part of the new Defence Arctic Strategy.
An Aberdeen MSP has written to the Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson calling for action on veteran suicides, and has accused the Ministry of Defence of a “ dereliction of duty”.
Military chiefs have unveiled plans to spend £2billion developing a next generation fighter jet to replace the RAF Lossiemouth-based Typhoon fleet.
Moray-based aircrews are called to the cockpits of their Typhoon fighter jets in “heightened readiness” every few days, it has emerged.
Defence chiefs have been warned that plans to leave the Highlands without a single operational military base are “astoundingly short-sighted”.