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Navy helicopters exercise with USA’s newest aircraft carrier

Navy helicopters exercise with USA’s newest aircraft carrier

Helicopters from 849 Naval Air Squadron have been taking part in a major maritime exercise this week with the United States aircraft carrier USS George H W Bush off the west coast of Cornwall. The exercise, codenamed Saxon Warrior, is […]


National Guard helps British Withdraw from Iraq

National Guard helps British Withdraw from Iraq

Another chapter in the responsible drawdown of Iraq has ended. On May 16, 2011, the 1244th Transportation Company from North Riverside, Ill., along with the 230th Sustainment Brigade’s Personnel Security Detail, headquartered out of Chattanooga, Tenn., took a trip to […]


Obama in call for transatlantic renewal

Obama in call for transatlantic renewal

US President Barack Obama was due in France Thursday after delivering a powerful speech to Britain’s parliament exalting the future of the transatlantic alliance in the face of the emerging world’s rapid rise. But the gap between soaring oratory and […]


The Cost-Effective Delivery of an Armoured Vehicle Capability

The Cost-Effective Delivery of an Armoured Vehicle Capability

The suspension and cancellation of a number of key armoured vehicle projects since the 1998 defence review has resulted in the Armed Forces facing a significant shortage in the principal armoured vehicles they require, until at least 2024-2025. Today’s National […]


US, Britain to Form Joint Security Board

US, Britain to Form Joint Security Board

The United States and Britain are planning to form a joint national security council, designed to allow the two allies close cooperation in dealing with security challenges. The two are expected to officially announce the creation of the new National […]


UK MoD Announces Plans for New Nuclear Deterrent

UK MoD Announces Plans for New Nuclear Deterrent

Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox has today announced that approval has been given for the early phase of design of the submarine that will deliver the UK’s nuclear deterrent well into the 2060s. The submarines that will replace the existing […]


UK MoD Promises More Defense Cash

UK MoD Promises More Defense Cash

Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox has said today that the long-term vision for Britain’s defence depends upon a sound economic base that enables sustainable military power to be built. Dr Fox expressed these views during a speech entitled ‘Strong Economy, […]


UK and France Make Final Step Towards Co-Operation Treaty

UK and France Make Final Step Towards Co-Operation Treaty

UK Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox yesterday played host to his French counterpart in London to exchange the ratified Defence and Security Co-operation Treaty between the two countries. The meeting between Dr Fox and the French Defence Minister, Gérard Longuet, […]


UK and French troops train together

UK and French troops train together

To increase interoperability between French and UK troops, reciprocal training has begun between the two nations. Report by Leigh Hamilton. Nestled in the northern French countryside is CENZUB, one of the French Army’s training camps which specialises in fighting in […]


 
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