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UK to boost Pakistan’s counter-explosive capability

The UK will offer Pakistan a package worth nearly £1m to support essential counter-explosive equipment previously gifted to the country. In May, the UK finished...

Bangladesh to recieve Yak-130’s from Russia

Russia will deliver the first Yak-130 trainer aircraft to Bangladesh this week. The Yak-130 is reportedly able to replicate the characteristics of several fourth generation...

RAF double Reaper strikes against Islamic State

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Royal Air Force Reaper strikes against Islamic State have more than doubled in recent weeks. The increase in strikes coincide with a strike that killed...

Brazil purchase former French assault ship

The Brazilian Navy have confirmed the purchase of former French Navy Foudre class vessel Siroco. The ship will be renamed Bahia. The Foudre class carry large stowage...

HMS Endurance to be sold

The United Kingdoms Disposal Services Authority is inviting expressions of interest for the sale of the former HMS Endurance for "further use or recycling". Viewings...

Typhoons intercept Russian bombers near British airspace

Quick Reaction Alert aircraft were scrambled from RAF Lossiemouth yesterday to intercept two supersonic Russian bombers. Squadron Leader Jim Calvert of II(AC) Squadron said: "Given the...

Kuwait to purchase 28 Typhoons

Kuwait has purchased 28 Typhoon jets it has been announced. Kuwait had started discussions to buy up to 28 Eurofighters in May this year. The...

RAF recieve fourth A400M

The fourth of the UK's 22 Airbus A400M Atlas aircraft has arrived at RAF Brize Norton. The programme is worth £2.75 billion and is on...

Netherlands to expand bombing of Islamic State into Syria

The Dutch parliament has backed the Netherlands extending air strikes against Islamic State into Syria. Like the United Kingdom, the country was previously only...

Australian assault ship completes sea trials

Australia's second Canberra class Amphibious Assault Ships, HMAS Adelaide, has completed of sea trials off the south east Australian coast The trials reportedly centred on...