MoD launches new front-line protection programme

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has launched 'Take Cover!', a programme to find innovative technologies that protect small groups of dismounted troops in the field.

UK sends first 100 of 440 troops to NATO mission in Afghanistan

100 Welsh Guards have arrived in Afghanistan to support the NATO mission in the country.

BAE Systems-led Challenger 2 upgrade team offers upgraded Thermal Imaging technology

Upgraded thermal imaging technology is being offered to the British Army as part of Team Challenger 2's bid to upgrade the Army's Main Battle Tank.

Apache attack helicopters prepare for Oman exercise

The Army say Apache gunships have opened fire with rockets and cannons as they prepare for a major exercise in Oman.

What is the British Army doing in Afghanistan?

The United Kingdom has played an important role in supporting Afghanistan over the last 16 years and is committed to continuing this in the future, say the British Army.

3 PWRR head to the United States for Exercise Northern Strike

3rd Battalion The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment (3 PWRR) are taking part in Exercise Northern Strike. The exercise is known for being the...

Multiple cases of negligence contributed to sniper’s death, report finds

An MoD report has concluded that ‘inadequate’ training was the ‘causal factor’ in the death of Lance-Corporal Joe Spencer. 

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.



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