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UK Sets Out Options for Syria Action

UK Sets Out Options for Syria Action

British military officers will join the Prime Minister for talks later, to discuss the UK’s response to last week’s chemical weapons attack in Syria. The National Security Council, which also includes the Defence Secretary and intelligence chiefs, will meet at […]


UK Considers Legal Action Over Gibraltar

UK Considers Legal Action Over Gibraltar

Britain is considering legal action against Spain over the continued imposition of additional checks at the border with Gibraltar, Downing Street said today. A No 10 spokesman said it was looking at the “unprecedented step” after the Spanish government failed […]


UK Needs Four Nuclear Subs to Stay Safe

UK Needs Four Nuclear Subs to Stay Safe

A review of Britain’s nuclear defences has concluded it needs four nuclear submarines to stay safe, but alternatives could be found in the future. The review, led by Treasury Chief Secretary Danny Alexander, said there are alternatives to the UK’s […]


UK Government Remains Committed to Trident

UK Government Remains Committed to Trident

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has warned it would be “reckless” to downgrade the UK’s nuclear deterrent ahead of the release of a Liberal Democrat-led review of alternatives to replacing the Royal Navy’s fleet of Trident submarines. The Lib Dems have […]


RAF Eurofighter Typhoon Force Completes Largest Ever Training Mission

RAF Eurofighter Typhoon Force Completes Largest Ever Training Mission

The Royal Air Force has completed the biggest training mission ever undertaken by its Typhoon Force. Exercise Android Preference concluded at RAF Coningsby last week and forms part of the qualified weapons instructor (QWI) course, which is regarded as the […]


Reserves in the Future Force 2020

Reserves in the Future Force 2020

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond yesterday published the white paper ‘Reserves in the Future Force 2020: Valuable and Valued’, which sets out the plans to sustain and grow our Reserve Forces to 35,000 across all 3 services by 2018 by revitalizing […]


Iron Duke Back At Sea After Major Upgrade

Iron Duke Back At Sea After Major Upgrade

The Type 23 frigate is the first Royal Navy ship to be fitted with Artisan – a 3D radar 5 times better than the old version it replaces. Iron Duke left Portsmouth yesterday, Sunday 23 June, to begin an intensive […]


Redeployment of Kit from Afghanistan

Redeployment of Kit from Afghanistan

Brigadier Duncan Capps has recently completed a tour of duty in Afghanistan where he was Commander Joint Force Support (JFS). He briefed media representatives in MOD Main Building in London about the progress being made processing and redeploying kit and […]


Royal Navy’s New ‘Eye In the Sky’

Royal Navy’s New ‘Eye In the Sky’

ScanEagle is a maritime reconnaissance asset that can be launched off the back of Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships day or night to gather intelligence and survey the wider area of operations. Built by Insitu, a subsidiary of […]


 
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