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Clarity on the Future of British Troops in Germany

A year from now, Britain’s last combat troops based in Germany will have left, but some Army facilities once expected to close will now...

British forces hand over control of last base in Afghanistan

British forces Sunday handed over formal control of their last base in Afghanistan to Afghan troops, ending combat operations in the country after 13...

Britain to announce £1bn nuclear submarine reactor deal

A one billion pound ($1.57 billion, 1.24 billion euro) contract to build reactors for Britain's next generation nuclear submarines is set to be announced...

Clashes as Cypriots demand British forces out

Protesters demanding that British forces withdraw from Cyprus clashed with police at a military base, leaving around a dozen people hurt, police said on...

Afghanistan Supply Chain At Critical Risk of Failure

The military supply chain responsible for getting vital equipment to British forces on operations in Afghanistan and Libya is at "critical risk of failure",...

Leaked Letter Warns Army Battalions and Regiments to Vanish In Cuts

The head of the Army has written to military commanders, warning that entire battalions and regiments will disappear and an extra 5000 soldiers face...

Defence equipment budget rises as Future Force takes shape

The Government today committed to increasing the planned MOD equipment budget by over £3bn during the Spending Review period after 2015 to fund vital...

At least 110 Tomahawk missiles fired at Libya: US

US and British forces on Saturday fired a barrage of at least 110 Tomahawk cruise missiles into Libya against Moamer Kadhafi's air defenses, the...

US to take lead role in southern Afghanistan: report

LONDON: United States forces are to take over the main role in southern Afghanistan from the British in a shake-up of the region's command...