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New boats for Gibraltar Defence Police

Three new high-speed interceptor vessels have been delivered to the marine section of the Gibraltar Defence Police.

First Sea Lord responds to Daily Telegraph ‘Weakened Navy’ claims

The following is an open letter from Admiral Sir Philip Jones, First Sea Lord to the Daily Telegraph regarding their recent article entitled 'Weakened Navy'.

Contract awarded for development of Dreadnought and Colombia class submarines

A $5.1 billion contract has been awarded to General Dynamics Electric Boat for development work for the Columbia Class and Dreadnought class submarines.

Rising tensions in the Korean peninsula highlight key role of THAAD

In the wake of North Korea's recent threat to attack United States forces in the Pacific, Forecast International expects the THAAD missile system to play a pivotal role.

Sea Ceptor ‘User Group’ launched with the UK, New Zealand and...

The User Group has been devised to 'improve Sea Ceptor operational effectiveness through life and to deliver long-term reductions in the cost of ownership'. MBDA...

US Marines help Japan prepare for the F-35

US Marine Corps Squadron 121 hosted members of Japanese Air Self-Defense Force in Japan for an educational tour and class centred around the F-35A.

Canadian aircraft begin relief effort in the Caribbean, begin shipping British...

The Royal Canadian Air Force are helping to deliver humanitarian aid from the UK Department for International Development (DfID) to the Caribbean.

Typhoon jets scrambled to intercept Russian bombers off the coast of...

RAF Typhoon jets took off from Lossiemouth in Moray on Wednesday, after two Russian bombers approached the UK.

UK say it is ‘ready to respond’ to Hurricane Maria

UK aid experts, military assets and relief supplies are already in the region and 'ready to respond' to Hurricane Maria say the MoD.

Robot Wars: Thales announce two new UK-based trial and training centres...

Thales has announced two new autonomous and unmanned technology trials and training centres in the UK.