RAF Lossiemouth is to house P-8 Poseidon aircraft come 2020 as part of the new Defence Arctic Strategy.
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson
Stealth fighter jets have landed on the deck of the UK’s new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, for the first time.
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”.