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UK Takes Delivery of First Lightning II Fighter Jet

UK Takes Delivery of First Lightning II Fighter Jet

he first of the UK’s next-generation stealth combat aircraft has today been handed over to the MoD. At a ceremony in Fort Worth, Texas, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond formally accepted the first jet which will be known as Lightning II. […]


A400M Simulator Contract Awarded By UK MoD

A400M Simulator Contract Awarded By UK MoD

The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded a multi-million pound contract to supply the first full-flight simulator (FFS) for the Royal Air Force A400M military transport aircraft, recently designated Atlas by the European purchasing nations. The FFS employs state-of-the-art visual […]


UK MoD Announces £1billion Contract to Power Future Submarines

UK MoD Announces £1billion Contract to Power Future Submarines

The MoD has awarded Rolls Royce a £1.1 billion contract to produce new reactor cores for the Royal Navy’s nuclear submarines and upgrade the plant where they will be built. The nuclear reactor cores will be used to power the […]


MOD Contract for RAF Hercules Fleet Sustains 500 UK Jobs

MOD Contract for RAF Hercules Fleet Sustains 500 UK Jobs

A new £350m MOD contract to maintain the Royal Air Force’s Hercules aircraft will support 500 UK jobs. This will help support operations in Afghanistan with greater resilience through continuing maintenance of the fleet.Hercules aircraft are a vital part of […]


UK MoD Still Committed to SV Armoured Vehicle Program

UK MoD Still Committed to SV Armoured Vehicle Program

The UK MoD has confirmed in its Planning Round 2012 (PR12) announcement today that funding for its future Armoured Fighting Vehicle (AFV) pipeline, which includes the Specialist Vehicle (SV) programme, is part of its core programme of committed funding, thus […]


Defence Secretary Balances MOD Budget

Defence Secretary Balances MOD Budget

The MOD’s budget deficit has been wiped out for the first time in a generation, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has announced today. Through a series of tough but necessary decisions, combined with radical reforms of the MOD’s financial processes, the […]


MoD Announces Change of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Jet

MoD Announces Change of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Jet

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has announced that plans to deliver Carrier Strike capability will now be executed using a different type of Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) jet than was planned. The MOD will move away from the Carrier Variant (CV) […]


MOD Personnel Help Secure Libyan Portable Air Defence Systems

MOD Personnel Help Secure Libyan Portable Air Defence Systems

MOD personnel deployed in Libya to make safe man-operated portable air defence systems (MANPADS) have now returned to the UK. The military and civilian personnel, who worked alongside Libyan, American and French colleagues, first deployed to Benghazi in August last […]


ST Kinetics Clarifies Media Reports on the Debarment by Indian MoD

ST Kinetics Clarifies Media Reports on the Debarment by Indian MoD

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering)’s land systems arm, Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (ST Kinetics), refers to various media reports on the debarment by Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) from business dealings with the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB). While the […]


 
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