Britain deploys RC-135 over Iraq

The Royal Air Force has deployed its new RC-135 Rivet Joint aircraft over Iraq the Defence Secretary has announced. The RC-135 Rivet Joint intelligence gathering...

Britain to deploy Tornado jets over Iraq for surveillance

The United Kingdom is to deploy Tornado GR4 strike aircraft to Iraq to provide vital surveillance capabilities. It's being reported that the jets are being...

Terminator to Taranis, robots on the battlefield

Military robots have featured in science fiction for decades but how practical are they in the real world, fighting alongside or even replacing humans? Military...

Typhoon gets impressive long range strike capability

MBDA's Storm Shadow long range cruise missiles are to be fitted to British Typhoon fast jets following a £120 million agreement signed on July...

F-35 flight restrictions loosened

US authorities have loosened some flight restrictions on 20 F-35s that make up the test aircraft fleet that were placed earlier this month, allowing...

Brimstone missile impresses against fast inshore attack craft

According to a press release from defence giant MBDA, the Brimstone missile system has successfully demonstrated its Dual Mode BRIMSTONE missile against high speed...

AgustaWestland to upgrade Brazilian Lynx helicopters

AgustaWestland has announced that the Brazilian Navy has contracted the Anglo-Italian helicopter giant to conduct a major midlife upgrade of its fleet of Lynx...

British strikes help halt Islamic State advance

For the past several months, British strike aircraft have been flying over Iraq, engaging several IS targets in support of Iraqi and Kurdish forces. Mr Hammond said: "We've...

The Queen, Illustrious and an F-35 to be present at launch of new British...

It’s now being reported that in addition to Her Majesty the Queen launching the new Royal Navy supercarrier, the 70,600 tonne HMS Queen Elizabeth,...

UK MoD awards Thales £48m FASGW(L) contract

Philip Dunne, the UK's Minister of Defence Equipment, Support and Technology has announced that a contract worth £48 million for the demonstration and manufacture...

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