Alex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

Come Fly the Expensive Skies

2 May 2012 19:04

Meanwhile, in other defence news Winslow Wheeler says it is time for the cousins to give up on the F-35…

The Harrier Flies Again!

15 November 2011 17:24

That’s the good news. The bad news is that these admirable little planes won’t be flying for Britain. Navy Times…

The Poor Bloody Infantry Faces More Friendly Fire?

5 April 2011 15:10

In opposition Liam Fox boasted he could cut the Ministry of Defence by 25% without there being any impact on…

A Case for Scrapping the Joint Strike Fighter?

15 March 2010 17:40

Photo: Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images Cato’s Tad DeHaven and Think Defence each have good posts on the future of the increasingly…

Latest Defence Fiasco: I See No Ships

26 October 2009 12:52

There’s a decent discussion to be had on defence priorities and on the future of both the Royal Navy and…

Adventures in Defence Procurement. Plus, Do We Need the RAF?

15 July 2009 7:56

Defence procurement is difficult. It’s hard to design and build new weapons systems and predicting what kinds of equipment and…