The future HMS Medway spent 15 days in the Firth of Clyde testing her engines, manoeuvrability, sensors and main cannon, say the Royal Navy.
A report published by the Defence Committee has warned of issues facing the Royal Navy with regards to its heavyweight anti-ship missile capability.
Exercise Terminal Strike recently took place in the challenging terrain of the Scottish Highlands, and provided a valuable training opportunity for Royal Artillery and Royal Armoured Corps Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs), say the British Army.
The ships of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) conducted a port visit to Alexandria, Egypt from the 2nd to the 4th of December followed by a Passing Exercise with the Egyptian Navy on the 5th of December, say NATO.
Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov has fired a Kalibr cruise missile at a target over a reported distance of 700km in the Barents Sea, the Russian Northern Fleet press office reported on this week.
The crisis began earlier after Russia stopped the three Ukrainian ships from entering the Sea of Azov via the Kerch Strait by placing a cargo ship beneath a Russian-controlled bridge.
Chief of the General Staff, General Mark Carleton-Smith, has claimed that Russia is a greater threat to Britain than Islamic State.
China has obtained software used by NATO for war room mapping, giving the country significant insight into how NATO powers conduct planning.
The signing of the Armed Forces (Gibraltar) Act marks an important milestone for both the UK and Gibraltar, say the British government.
Chief of NATO Jens Stoltenberg has urged Beijing to join an expanded Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, so that its missiles become bound by it.
The UK and northern European allies have agreed to establish a multinational group of experts to tackle Russian disinformation, say the MoD.