The Russian military has announced that they believe an alleged chemical attack in Syria was staged and directed by Britain. We were going to put a pun in the headline but honestly, this is ridiculous enough on its own.
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson met with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed bin Zayed, and his Emirati counterpart, Mohammed Ahmad Al Bowardi, reaffirming the 'historic and very successful' defence relationship.
A British nuclear submarine has reportedly been ordered to move within missile range of Syria, as strikes against the Assad regime are expected as early as Thursday night.
Work to produce air vehicle spares and endurance spares for Israel has started in F-35 production facilities in the United States and United Kingdom.
The Australian Government has announced that it will be withdrawing its deployed fighter contingent of six F/A-18F Super Hornets from the Middle East in January following the successful liberation of Iraq from Daesh.
The Royal Navy's Middle East mine warfare force of five ships and a command team were committed alongside unmanned American boats and the minehunter USS Gladiator.
Following the 2016 signature of the contract to supply 28 Typhoons to Kuwait, production has now started.
BAE Systems and Qatar have agreed a contract for 24 Typhoon jets.
The Israel Air Force declared its F-35 fleet operationally capable this week.
The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group and embarked Carrier Air Wing 17 have began sorties from the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Inherent Resolve against Islamic State.