British Paratroopers display formidable firepower

Troops were inserted by Chinook helicopters under the cover of darkness and began their assault at dawn, facing a simulated enemy that used drones for surveillance.

Ministry of Defence confirms disposal of all FV107 Scimitars

The FV107 Scimitar, part of the CVR(T) series, was retired from active service in 2023 and is being replaced by newer Ajax vehicles.

Youth recruitment in British armed forces holds steady

Newly released Ministry of Defence data reveals consistent recruitment of young people aged 16 to 18 into the Regular Armed Forces and Future Reserve Programme between 2016 to 2019.

UK presses on with disposal of Warrior fighting vehicles

Despite a land war in Europe and previous plans to modernise the fleet, the UK presses on with plans to scrap its Warrior armoured vehicles by the middle of the decade.

Shapps criticises anti-war protests at Glasgow shipyard

"It is the height of naivety to turn up here and protest in a location which has absolutely nothing to do with the issue they're concerned about," said the Defence Secretary.

Brighton man convicted on multiple terrorism charges

The arrest occurred on June 27, 2023, after officers discovered detailed plans on Reynolds' phone for an attack on a synagogue near Brighton.

UK aid to Ukraine excludes further Challenger tanks

Previously, the United Kingdom had donated 14 Challenger 2 tanks to Ukraine.

UK confirms no plans to send laser weapon to Ukraine

During a recent parliamentary session, questions were raised concerning the specifics of the UK's military aid to Ukraine.

NATO stronger due to Russian actions, says Defence Secretary

Defence Secretary Grant Shapps highlighted the UK's commitment to increased defense spending in response to Russian aggression, and also discussed NATO's military superiority over Russia.

UK confirms aid to Israel has only been ‘non-lethal’

"Since 7 October 2023, the UK Government has provided no lethal or military equipment other than medical supplies to Israel."



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