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Typhoon jets hunt Islamic State extremists

Royal Air Force Typhoon combat aircraft have been hunting terrorists with precision weaponry over Iraq this week, with remarkable success.

The United States has ‘no closer or stronger ally’ than Britain

United States Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter made the claim today in speech given at Oxford University.

Gibraltar busy as British naval vessels line the harbour

British naval vessels, including destroyers and a landing ship, are in Gibraltar today as a busy deployment schedule sees them resupplying at the Rock.

WATCH: F-35B performs first ski-jump launch

Last year, the F-35B achieved its first launch from a ski-jump, let's take a look at how that was done.

Unmanned Phantom flies final mission

The QF-4 Phantom flew its final unmanned mission in the skies above White Sands Missile Range at the end of last month.

MoD sell off land for thousands of new homes to be...

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has announced plans to release a further 13 sites to build thousands of new homes.

What is Exercise Unmanned Warrior?

In 2014, it was announced that Exercise Joint Warrior 16 would be the centre piece of a demonstration of unmanned systems, this will be Unmanned Warrior.

HMS Ocean to lead allied fleet in operations against Islamic State

HMS Ocean
HMS Ocean will take over from a US aircraft carrier towards the end of the year, taking charge of coalition naval operations against Islamic State.

WATCH: How will the Type 26 Frigate operate?

Watch as BAE Systems guide the viewer through the Type 26 Frigate, which will replace most of the Type 23 Frigates as the workhorse of the fleet.

British troops exercise with Estonian Army

Soldiers from 3rd Battalion Princess Wales’s Royal Regiment have joined their NATO Allies in Exercise Baltic Star, their biggest annual military exercise.