Armed Forces and MI5, MI6 ranked top employers for LGBT staff

Five organisations from the defence and security sector have made the Top 100 Employers list, compiled by lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity Stonewall.

Israeli jet lands safely after canopy blows off at 30,000 feet

An Israeli F-15 was landed safely after its cockpit canopy flew off at 30,000 feet, the Israeli military have announced.

3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment, hone crowd control skills

Roled as an Airborne light infantry unit, the battalion is capable of a wide range of operational taskings.

British nuclear submarine in near miss with Irish Sea ferry

A Royal Navy nuclear submarine was involved in what has been called a 'close quarters incident' with a ferry in the Irish Sea.

New P-8A Poseidon crews start training

Personnel from 120 Squadron and the Poseidon Line Squadron have started training at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida, say the Ministry of Defence. 

Saab wins contract to support UK Giraffe AMB radar systems

Saab has signed a contract with the Ministry of Defence for support and services related to the land-based Giraffe AMB radar systems.

Submariners mark 50 years of nuclear patrols

No mission has been longer – or more important say the Royal Navy – than the patrols performed by the UK's nuclear armed submarines for the past 50 years.

£293 million support deal for Apache helicopter fleet

Defence Minister Stuart Andrew has announced a £293 million contract with Leonardo Helicopters to maintain the UK's Apache helicopter fleet for the last 5 years of their service.

US Missile Defence Review endorses space technology

The US Missile Defence Review pushes for space-based sensors to find and destroy incoming missiles.

Queen Elizabeth class carriers – A symbol of military power

Aircraft carriers are a symbol of national status, the technical capability required to build them and the resources required to operate them globally aren't reachable for most nations.