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Leonardo and Thales to demonstrate threat warning and infra-red counter measure...

Leonardo and Thales are being contracted by the Ministry of Defence to demonstrate their Infra-Red protection system in trials in early 2018.

Aircraft carriers, amphibs ‘mark growth of regional navies’ say analysts

Forecast International say they expect some 80 aircraft carriers and major amphibious warfare ships, valued at $59.37 billion, to be commissioned during the next 10 years.

UK announces £55m contract for UK bomb disposal robots

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has announced a contract worth up to £55 million for 56 innovative bomb disposal robots at DSEI.

Lockheed Martin and Elbit to partner on Maritime Electronic Warfare Programme...

Lockheed Martin UK and Elbit Systems UK have signed a strategic teaming agreement to partner on the Maritime Electronic Warfare Programme (MEWP) for the Royal Navy. 

Dragonfire, a guide to the new British laser weapon

Let's take a closer look at the new laser weapon demonstrator being built for the UK.

BAE unveil new mine countermeasures and autonomy system

BAE Systems has today unveiled NAUTIS 5, the latest version of its flagship Mine Counter Measures (MCM) system, at DSEI.

Qatar to purchase 24 Typhoon jets

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has welcomed Qatar’s intent to proceed with the purchase of Typhoon aircraft.

French military equipment delivered to Guadeloupe by Royal Air Force C-17

Urgently required vehicles and equipment have been delivered to Pointe-à-Pitre on the French Island of Guadeloupe aboard a Royal Air Force C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft.

British troops focus efforts on ‘restoring normal life’ in Caribbean

Royal Marines and Army Commando Engineers have started restoring vital services on the Turks and Caicos Islands after a special team flew in to assess damage.

RFA Mounts Bay’s in ‘Herculean Effort’ to help British Virgin Islanders

Power and fresh water is now flowing to hundreds of British Virgin islanders thanks to the ‘herculean efforts' of RFA Mounts Bay.