Orkney is pushing ahead with plans to develop the Lyness port into a decommissioning base after a snub from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) over a decades-old oil spill.
Ministry of Defence
A new £2 million innovation technology challenge has been launched to ensure future wind farms will not affect the UK’s Air Defence radar system.
Plans to redevelop an Orcadian port have been dealt a major blow after the Ministry of Defence (MoD) rejected calls for help with a decades-old navy oil spill.
The planned Viking Energy windfarm could reduce the country’s ability to detect planes entering the UK’s airspace and hence undermine national security, it has been claimed.
Orkney Islands Council has agreed to write to the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to help meet a £384,000 bill to clean up a navy oil spill from the 1960s.
Orkney Council is facing a bill of up to £384,000 to clean up an oil spill caused by the navy decades ago at Lyness port.
Amec has won a £35million deal with the UK Ministry of Defence to supply research and technology (R&T) services.
British Tornado jets hit seven targets in eastern Syrian oil fields in a mission described as landing a “very real blow” by Defence Secretary Michael Fallon.