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German Tornado fleet grounded due to ‘too much bio-diesel’ in fuel

According to local media, the fuel used by the German Tornado fleet appears to have been mixed with 'too much bio-diesel'.

Russia downscales plans to modernise only aircraft carrier due to budget cuts

Plans to modernise the Admiral Kuznetsov have been downscaled due severe cuts to the Russian defence budget, according to Russian media reports.

Royal Navy Merlin helicopters begin massive submarine hunt

Merlin helicopters from Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose will spend the next week searching for submarines in NATO's largest Mediterranean Anti-Submarine Exercise, Dynamic Manta 2018.

Royal Navy chase off Spanish ship after it cuts across path of US Naval...

The Royal Navy were forced to chase off a Spanish vessel this morning as it cut across the path of a visiting US Naval vessel in Gibraltar.

After the UK leaves the EU, ’80 percent of NATO spending will come from...

Since 2014, defence spending on the continent and in Canada has increased. In 2014, only three allies met the 2 percent of gross domestic product on defence guideline.

Eurofighter target Poland with latest sales bid

The Eurofighter consortium declared at MSPO defence exhibition that Poland should consider the Typhoon as it looks at its future combat aircraft requirements.

German military short on tanks and combat aircraft for NATO Mission

The German military is under-equipped to take on its upcoming role as leader of NATO's Russian-aimed Very High Readiness Joint Task Force, a leaked document shows.

Less than a third of German military assets are operational says report

The vast majority of major weapons systems in the German military are unavailable for training exercises or deployment, according to a new German Defence Ministry report.

France now world’s foremost “soft power”, survey finds

A respected survey has indicated that France is now the world leader in 'soft power', overtaking the UK and US in global rankings.

UK confirms offer of ‘deep security partnership’ with EU post-Brexit

The UK Government has confirmed it has offered to contribute military assets to EU operations, cooperate on sanctions and agree joint positions on foreign policy as part of a 'deep security partnership' with the EU after Brexit.



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