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New supercarrier faces paint problems

It has emerged that divers inspecting the hull of the HMS Queen Elizabeth discovered that the top coat of paint had failed to adhere...

Typhoon jets to deploy to Romania for NATO Air Policing mission

Typhoon jets will deploy to Romania from May for the UK's contribution to NATO's Southern Air Policing mission.

UK and France launch joint missile project to replace Harpoon, Exocet,...

Harriett Baldwin and her French counterpart have signed an agreement to explore future long range weapons for the British and French Navies and Air Forces.

HMS Montrose welcomes crew on board, frigate soon to escort HMS...

HMS Montrose welcomed crew back on board after a complex refit and will escort HMS Queen Elizabeth to the US to begin F-35 trials next year.

BAE win $42m contract modernise US Navy cruiser USS Vicksburg

The US Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $42.9 million contract for the modernisation of the USS Vicksburg, a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser.

Poland considers purchasing F-35, F-16 aircraft

Polish Deputy Defence Minister Bartosz Kownacki said that Poland is considering the purchase of new F-35s or F-16s to replace aircraft to be phased out of service.

Civilian staff strike at Faslane and Coulport

Civilian staff at Faslane and Coulport have started a series of strikes in a dispute with Babcock Marine.

British tanks, artillery and armoured vehicles arrive in Estonia

Challenger 2 tanks, AS90 artillery, Warrior infantry fighting vehicles and an array of other vehicle types have arrived in Estonia.

The Westminster attack, what do we know?

An incident has occurred this afternoon in Westminster and is being treated by the Metropolitan Police as a terrorist attack.

People run over by car on Westminster Bridge amid gunfire outside...

Reports are coming in that a number of people have been run over by a car on Westminster Bridge amid reports of gunfire outside the UK parliament.