British Army to scrap old infantry weapon systems

It has been announced following a review by Capability Ground Manoeuvre team at Army Headquarters that three platoon weapon systems are to be scrapped.

Time it takes to get programmes operational a ‘real issue’, says General

General Sir Chris Deverell, the Commander of the UK's Joint Forces Command (JFC), has accepted that the length of time it takes to get programmes into operation in the military is a 'real issue'.

16 Air Assault Brigade troops fast-rope from Wildcat helicopter

Soldiers from 16 Air Assault Brigade have been adding to their repertoire of airborne skills alongside Army aviators at RAF Brize Norton say the MoD.

UK reaffirms support for East African stability

Armed Forces Minister Mark Lancaster recently visited Uganda, and pledged that the UK will continue to support the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). 

British Army commits to supporting NATO assets in Germany

The British Army is committed to supporting critical NATO assets in Germany, including a combined river crossing capability and facilities to allow for joint training.

UK confirms increase in Afghanistan commitment

The Ministry of Defence have confirmed that they would send an additional 440 troops to Afghanistan, bringing the total number to almost 1,100.

UK to send 440 more troops to Afghanistan

The British Army is likely to send up to 440 more troops to Afghanistan to train the Afghan National Security Forces.

BAE Systems wins US Marine Corps Amphibious Combat Vehicle competition

The US Marine Corps has awarded BAE Systems a $198 million contract to deliver an initial 30 Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV), with options for a total of 204 vehicles which could be worth up to $1.2 billion.

Autonomous Warrior exercise launched by the British Army

The British Army has launched the Autonomous Warrior (Land) experiment at the RUSI Land Warfare conference.

Soldiers trial ‘game changing’ situational awareness kit

Soldiers on Operation Cabrit in Poland have been trialling the latest dismounted situational awareness kit, say the Ministry of Defence.

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