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MOD Contract for RAF Hercules Fleet Sustains 500 UK Jobs

MOD Contract for RAF Hercules Fleet Sustains 500 UK Jobs

A new £350m MOD contract to maintain the Royal Air Force’s Hercules aircraft will support 500 UK jobs. This will help support operations in Afghanistan with greater resilience through continuing maintenance of the fleet.Hercules aircraft are a vital part of […]


UK MoD Still Committed to SV Armoured Vehicle Program

UK MoD Still Committed to SV Armoured Vehicle Program

The UK MoD has confirmed in its Planning Round 2012 (PR12) announcement today that funding for its future Armoured Fighting Vehicle (AFV) pipeline, which includes the Specialist Vehicle (SV) programme, is part of its core programme of committed funding, thus […]


Defence Secretary Balances MOD Budget

Defence Secretary Balances MOD Budget

The MOD’s budget deficit has been wiped out for the first time in a generation, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has announced today. Through a series of tough but necessary decisions, combined with radical reforms of the MOD’s financial processes, the […]


MoD Announces Change of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Jet

MoD Announces Change of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Jet

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has announced that plans to deliver Carrier Strike capability will now be executed using a different type of Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) jet than was planned. The MOD will move away from the Carrier Variant (CV) […]


MOD Personnel Help Secure Libyan Portable Air Defence Systems

MOD Personnel Help Secure Libyan Portable Air Defence Systems

MOD personnel deployed in Libya to make safe man-operated portable air defence systems (MANPADS) have now returned to the UK. The military and civilian personnel, who worked alongside Libyan, American and French colleagues, first deployed to Benghazi in August last […]


ST Kinetics Clarifies Media Reports on the Debarment by Indian MoD

ST Kinetics Clarifies Media Reports on the Debarment by Indian MoD

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering)’s land systems arm, Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (ST Kinetics), refers to various media reports on the debarment by Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) from business dealings with the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB). While the […]


Second tranche of Armed Forces redundancies announced

Second tranche of Armed Forces redundancies announced

The Armed Forces are today announcing the fields from which they will select those to be made redundant in Tranche 2 of the Armed Forces Redundancy Programme. Plans to reduce the size of the Army by 7,000 personnel and both […]


MOD Paves Way for New Wind-Farm-Friendly Radars

MOD Paves Way for New Wind-Farm-Friendly Radars

The MOD has agreed a deal for energy companies to fund new wind-farm-friendly radars, with the potential to unlock more than four gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy – enough to power over two million homes A new Air Defence Radar […]


UK Sending Destroyer HMS Daring to Persian Gulf

UK Sending Destroyer HMS Daring to Persian Gulf

The Royal Navy’s newest and most advanced ship is being sent to the Gulf for her first mission. It comes amid heightened tensions with Iran over threats by Tehran to block a busy shipping lane. Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring, […]


 
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