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Irish politician objects to British jets intercepting Russian bombers near Ireland

Irish Senator Gerard Craughwell said that the agreement between the Irish and British authorities allowing this went against Ireland's sovereignty.

Leonardo signs contract with MoD for pre-flight threat simulation equipment

Leonardo has been awarded a contract by the Ministry of Defence which will see the company provide in-service support for its pre-flight threat simulation equipment, currently being used on the Typhoon, Tornado, Merlin, Wildcat, Chinook and C130J platforms.

F-35 jets set to arrive in Britain early next month

F-35 jets will start arriving at their new home early next month, the Defence Secretary has announced. Gavin Williamson confirmed the imminent arrival of the F-35...

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. 

British frigate escorts Russian ship through English Channel

British frigate HMS St Albans has escorted a Russian warship through the English Channel and Dover Strait.

Largest military exercise in Europe kicks off in Scotland

More than 11,600 personnel from 17 nations will take part in Exercise Joint Warrior this month. Joint Warrior is a UK-led multinational exercise that involves...

RAF hails Typhoon as ‘world’s most potent fighter’ after completing weapons...

The claim comes after an aircraft from the RAF’s 41(R) Squadron recently became the first of its type to successfully fire a Storm Shadow air-to-surface missile and a next generation Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air weapon in trials.

BAE Systems selected to help US Navy identify and track threats

The US Navy has selected BAE Systems to provide equipment and support services for Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SPAWAR). As one of...

The E-3D Sentry – An Airborne Early Warning stalwart

The US designed E-3D Sentry AEW.Mk 1 is an airborne early warning (AEW) and command and control aircraft in British service, but what does...

Coalition provides details of latest strikes against Islamic State

Coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State conducting 16 strikes consisting of 29 engagements in the last week officials reported today. Officials reported details of...