Only one Joint Warrior exercise to take place this year due...

It has emerged that only one Joint Warrior exercise will take place this year due to concerns of overstretching forces as they undertake 'other commitments'.

US Marines 3D print replacement parts for F-35B

US Marines with Combat Logistic Battalion 31, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, are now capable of 'additive manufacturing' F-35B parts, also known as 3-D printing.

US Carrier Strike Group enters European theatre

The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) entered the US 6th Fleet area of operations yesterday as part of what the US Navy call a 'routine deployment in support of NATO allies, European and African partner nations, coalition partners, and US national security interests in Europe and Africa.'

Royal Navy flagship HMS Albion to visit Indonesia to promote peace and security

HMS Albion ship will conduct bilateral talks with the Indonesian Navy, UK defence industry and visit a local orphanage in Jakarta, say the Royal Navy.

Strikes continue against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq

Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve and its partners continued to strike Islamic State in designated parts of Syria and Iraq, conducting 15 strikes consisting of 41 engagements last week, task force officials reported today.

Scottish First Minister claims support ship work not going to the Clyde is ‘betrayal’,...

The First Minister of Scotland has inexplicably stated that the international tendering for auxiliary vessel contracts is a betrayal for the Clyde, despite the yards having no interest in them, having never been promised them and the fact the vessels couldn't physically fit on the slipway.

Defence Secretary visits Glasgow to view progress of first Type 26 Frigate

Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Defence, visited BAE Systems Clyde shipyards today to view the first fully constructed units of the first of class, HMS Glasgow.

Outrage in Scotland over contracts for ships that can’t be built on the Clyde,...

If you've been on social media recently you can't have failed to notice the volume of outrage over the announcement that the news that the Solid Support Ship contracts are being tendered internationally and not being awarded to BAE on the Clyde.

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Iraqi Air Force joins strikes against Syria against Islamic State

The Iraqi Air Force conducted an airstrike near Hajin, Syria, against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorists operating near the Iraq-Syria border today, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials said. 

UK and India commit to closer military ties

The UK and India will continue to strengthen their defence and security relationship, with the two countries working closer together than ever before to tackle terrorism and threats to cyber security, say officials.

Astonishment as MP and peer travel to Syria without telling authorities and live tweet...

It has been reported that an MP and House of Lords peer travelled to Syria earlier this month and inexplicably, decided to live tweet their location.

Russian military say chemical attack in Syria was staged and directed by Britain

The Russian military has announced that they believe an alleged chemical attack in Syria was staged and directed by Britain. We were going to put a pun in the headline but honestly, this is ridiculous enough on its own.

UK ‘committed to regional security and stability’ in the Gulf says Defence Secretary

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson met with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed bin Zayed, and his Emirati counterpart, Mohammed Ahmad Al Bowardi, reaffirming the 'historic and very successful' defence relationship.
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