Iain Ballantyne has written extensively about navies past and present, including visiting warships to report on front-line operations in the Middle East, Mediterranean, Asia-Pacific and the Arctic.
A former newspaper and news agency defence reporter he is the founding and current Editor of the global naval news magazine WARSHIPS IFR www.warshipsifr.com in addition to editing the ‘WARSHIPS IFR Guide to the Royal Navy’ and ‘WARSHIPS IFR Guide to the US Navy’.
Iain has also contributed to national and regional newspapers, international magazines, as well as to television news, documentary programmes, podcasts and radio shows.
In 2017 Iain was presented with a prestigious Fellowship Award by the UK’s Maritime Foundation for making ‘a truly outstanding contribution to stimulating public engagement in maritime issues.’
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Naval books and journalism
Arnhem book and military history