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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.

HMS Dauntless has cost £4.6 million in ships company pay alone...

A response to a Freedom of Information revealed the costs associated with HMS Dauntless while the vessel is tied up alongside in Portsmouth.

Defence Secretary outlines ‘defence benefits’ to Scotland remaining part of the...

"Let us be very clear: Scotland is getting all the Royal Navy’s submarines, a major Army base is growing at Leuchars, and there is huge investment at Lossiemouth with an additional Typhoon squadron and the deployment of our new maritime patrol aircraft. Scotland plays a huge part in the defence of the United Kingdom."

Minister confirms Type 45 engine refit contract to be awarded in...

A contract to fully rectify issues within the Type 45 Destroyer fleet will be awarded in 2018 it has been confirmed.

French assault vessel, British helicopters to lead joint exercise in show...

France will deploy a Mistral class amphibious assault ship to lead exercises on and around Tinian island in the Pacific. It is understood that the deployment will feature Japanese and US personnel and British transport helicopters.

UK to spend £120m on 1,000 Hellfire missiles

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has approved a request by the UK to purchase 1,000 Hellfire missiles.

Supercarrier could face further delay

The deployment of supercarrier HMS Queen Elizabeth could face further delays due to crewing issues and complex technical problems, the National Audit Office has...

British troops arrive in Estonia as part of major NATO deployment

British troops have arrived in Estonia as part of one of the biggest deployments to Eastern Europe in decades.

Scotland would ‘have to leave NATO’ if it left the UK

NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg has confirmed that an independent Scotland would have to leave the alliance.

BAE ‘had to reduce the employment in Clyde yards’ due to...

The five Offshore Patrol Vessels ordered to fill the gap created by the delay have 'taken up quite a bit of slack but not all of it', according to Sir John Parker.