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Dutch CV90s become first NATO vehicles to receive ‘active protection’

BAE Systems has received a contract from the Dutch government for the testing of Active Protection Systems on its CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicles.

Tornado jets destroy Islamic State tank in northern Iraq

Two Tornado GR4 jets, based at RAF Akrotiri, were tasked against one of the few tanks operated by Islamic State.

British supercarrier HMS Queen Elizabeth to deploy to the Pacific

It has emerged that the UK plans to sail HMS Queen Elizabeth to the Pacific in 2020 amid concerns regarding freedom of navigation in the region.

RAF hope to begin flying grounded E-3D Sentry fleet in January

The E-3D Sentry fleet, grounded in October due to electrical wiring issues, is being repaired with flight tests having already started.

Voyager tankers in emergency Arctic refuelling

Voyager tankers have refuelled an aircraft in the Arctic Circle after it declared an emergency it has been revealed.

No, Trump isn’t going to cancel the F-35

Tweets posted by President-elect Donald Trump have been interpreted by many to signal the end of the F-35, the reality is seemingly quite different.

Typhoon jets to deploy to the Arctic for ‘escort mission’

Typhoon aircraft have been scrambled from RAF Lossiemouth to begin escorting an unidentified cargo aircraft over every British city, town and village.

New supercarriers ‘will spearhead British sea power for next 50 years’

Minister of State for the Armed Forces, Mike Penning, was welcomed on board the the Queen Elizabeth class supercarriers in Rosyth.

Brimstone strikes Islamic State tank

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A Tornado GR4 scored a direct hit with a Brimstone missile on one of the few tanks operated by Islamic State, some ten miles west of Mosul.

No, America doesn’t control Britain’s nuclear weapons

It's a common myth that the United States has control over the UK's Trident missile system, that is not the case.