The MoD today issued an initial response to the Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) report into the Type 45 Destroyer programme. The Minister for Defence Equipment and Support, Quentin Davies, said: “I welcome this report by the Public Accounts Committee. They […]
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Each of the UK’s three naval bases will continue to play a vital role in supporting the Royal Navy, Armed Forces Minister Bob Ainsworth said today as he announced the results of a review to seek ways to optimise the […]
A fleet of nearly 200 new armoured vehicles has been ordered by the Ministry of Defence to support frontline troops on operations, it was announced today. The £74M order for about 110, state-of-the-art, enhanced Jackal 2 vehicles and more than […]
On Friday, 17 April, a festive ceremony was held at Vanasadam to celebrate the concluding of the major procurement of three minehunters. These Sandown class vessels are Estonia’s second largest procurement since NATO accession. “I am extremely happy that this […]
A decision-making body of the Ministry of Defence approved a plan to buy three Spanish EADS CASA-295M tactical transport aircraft and exchange another one for five L-159 combat aircraft. The acquisition project includes logistic support and training of both flying […]
A new breed of vehicle, the Wolfhound, which will give troops increased protection as they support missions in high threat areas, is now on order following the signing of a £90m contract. Integrated Survivability Technologies Limited (IST) will build the […]