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British Troops Test ‘Invisibility Cloak’

Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion The Rifles have taken part in trials of a high-tech camouflage which has been likened to Harry Potter’s “invisibility...

British troops may return from Afghanistan earlier

British Defence Secretary Philip Hammond is considering bringing some British troops back from Afghanistan earlier than expected, he said in an interview published Thursday. "I...

500 Extra British Troops to Deploy to Helmand

The UK will deploy 500 extra troops to Afghanistan, Prime Minister Gordon Brown has announced today, Monday 30 November 2009. Last month Mr Brown agreed...

Rogue Afghan policeman kills five British troops

KABUL: A "rogue" Afghan policeman shot dead five British soldiers in Afghanistan Wednesday, raising new questions about the safety of coalition troops as world...

British Troop Levels in Afghanistan

There is continued media speculation surrounding British troop levels in Afghanistan. Following the McChrystal Review one of the issues being debated across NATO is...

The Use of Helicopters in Afghan Theatre

The Observer newspaper has published a story claiming that wounded troops in Afghanistan are being made to endure lengthy delays before receiving treatment because...

Extra British Troops to Deploy for Afghan Elections

The Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, has announced today that the number of British troops in Afghanistan will increase to 9,000 for the duration of...