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British tanks join NATO battle group in Estonia

British army equipment including tanks and self-propelled guns on Wednesday arrived by boat in Estonia, part of a NATO move to reinforce its eastern...

UK to Buy Hellfire II Semi-Active Laser Missiles

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Kingdom for Hellfire missiles. The estimated cost is...

MBDA to Lead the Mid-Life Refurbishment of Storm Shadow / SCALP Missiles

The UK and French Ministries of Defence have jointly announced they have contracted MBDA for the mid-life refurbishment of Storm Shadow / SCALP EG...

Thales Wins Royal Navy Crowsnest Surveillance Helicopter Contract

Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin announces £269M deal for Crowsnest system to protect new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. The deal with Lockheed Martin will see...

UK Steps up to Take Command of NATO Task Force

UK forces have taken command of NATO’s Response Force and its flagship Very High Readiness Joint Task Force. UK forces have taken command of NATO’s...

UK and France to Develop Future Unmanned Mine Clearance Craft

Thales, BAE Systems and their partner SAAB, ECA Group and ASV Global welcome the confirmation by the Organization for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) that...

BAE Begins Construction On New British Nuclear Submarines

Construction started in Barrow, Cumbria yesterday on the Royal Navy's largest ever submarine. The nuclear sub will be over 150 meters long, weigh 17,500...

UK Hands Over Responsibility for Securing Baltic Skies to Germany

A formal ceremony has taken place at the Amari Air Base in Estonia, as the Royal Air Force passes on responsibility for the policing...

UK Labour leader Refuses to Guarantee Support for NATO Allies

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has refused to guarantee military support to another NATO nation if it was attacked by Russia. He stressed the importance...

Royal Navy ScanEagle Drone Program Axed

ScanEagle drones have helped tackle drug gangs, people smugglers, and pirates for the past three years of operations. But now the Royal Navy drone program,...