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MOD Announces Plan for 22 New Battle-Winning Chinooks

MOD Announces Plan for 22 New Battle-Winning Chinooks

The Ministry of Defence will give a major boost to the military helicopter fleet with 22 new Chinook helicopters, the Defence Secretary Bob Ainsworth announced today. The first ten new Chinooks will start to roll off the production line in […]


International Armoured Vehicles Exhibition to Highlight Deficiency in MoD Procurement Process

International Armoured Vehicles Exhibition to Highlight Deficiency in MoD Procurement Process

LONDON, UK – 4th November 2009 – The publication of the Gray report, the recent death of Colonel Thorneloe – the most senior Army officer to die on operations since the Falklands, and controversial statements regarding leading vehicle manufactures, has […]


MoD Responds to HCDC’s Report into Helicopter Capability

MoD Responds to HCDC’s Report into Helicopter Capability

In response to today’s report by the House of Commons Defence Committee into helicopter capability, Secretary of State for Defence Bob Ainsworth said: “We are doing all that we can to get more helicopters to our forces in Afghanistan. We […]


MoD Responds to PAC Report Into Type 45 Destroyers

MoD Responds to PAC Report Into Type 45 Destroyers

The MoD today issued an initial response to the Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) report into the Type 45 Destroyer programme. The Minister for Defence Equipment and Support, Quentin Davies, said: “I welcome this report by the Public Accounts Committee. They […]


MoD Announces the Way Forward for Naval Bases

MoD Announces the Way Forward for Naval Bases

Each of the UK’s three naval bases will continue to play a vital role in supporting the Royal Navy, Armed Forces Minister Bob Ainsworth said today as he announced the results of a review to seek ways to optimise the […]


Additional Tactical Support Vehicles for Frontline Troops

Additional Tactical Support Vehicles for Frontline Troops

A fleet of nearly 200 new armoured vehicles has been ordered by the Ministry of Defence to support frontline troops on operations, it was announced today. The £74M order for about 110, state-of-the-art, enhanced Jackal 2 vehicles and more than […]


Procurement of Modern Minehunters Complete, Estonian MoD

Procurement of Modern Minehunters Complete, Estonian MoD

On Friday, 17 April, a festive ceremony was held at Vanasadam to celebrate the concluding of the major procurement of three minehunters. These Sandown class vessels are Estonia’s second largest procurement since NATO accession. “I am extremely happy that this […]


Czech MoD Approves Purchase of CASA C-295M Transport Aircraft

Czech MoD Approves Purchase of CASA C-295M Transport Aircraft

A decision-making body of the Ministry of Defence approved a plan to buy three Spanish EADS CASA-295M tactical transport aircraft and exchange another one for five L-159 combat aircraft. The acquisition project includes logistic support and training of both flying […]


Wolfhound Armoured Vehicles for British Army

Wolfhound Armoured Vehicles for British Army

A new breed of vehicle, the Wolfhound, which will give troops increased protection as they support missions in high threat areas, is now on order following the signing of a £90m contract. Integrated Survivability Technologies Limited (IST) will build the […]


 
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