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Lockheed Martin to build more Trident missiles for US and UK

US defence giant Lockheed Martin has received a $540 million contract for 'missile production and deployed system support'.

UK Defence Secretary: ‘NATO must improve agility and spend’

NATO 'must become more agile and share burdens if it is to tackle growing threats', Defence Secretary Michael Fallon will say today.

Minister for Defence Procurement shows support to Advanced Hawk jet

Harriett Baldwin, Minister for Defence Procurement showed support for the Advanced Hawk during her visit to Aero India.

Japan flies first solo F-35 sortie

A Japanese Air Self Defense Force F-35 pilot took to the skies for the first time in the new aircraft.

North Korean leader’s brother, Kim Jong-nam, assasinated at Malaysian airport

The brother of Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong-nam, has been assassinated at an airport in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur.

MoD denies missing 2% NATO spending target

The Ministry of Defence has denied the United Kingdom has failed to reach NATO's defence spending target of 2% of GDP.

First Minister of Scotland challenged over shipbuilding claims

Type 45 sailing down River Clyde.
Nicola Sturgeon was criticised for her party suggesting that Britain's new Type 26 frigates would be built in Scotland if the campaign for independence was successful.

UK defence spending dips below NATO target

British defence spending was 1.98% of GDP in 2016 say the International Institute for Strategic Studies, below the 2% target set out by NATO.

SNP outline support for veterans

The Scottish National Party have outlined their support for veterans, running contrary to charges from other parties that they have 'no respect' for the armed forces.

HMS Dragon rescues stranded yacht crew

HMS Dragon has rescued a yacht crew in the Atlantic after being diverted from an exercise designed to prepare the ship for carrier strike group operations.