BAE unveils ‘Black Night’ – the first fully-upgraded Challenger 2 tank

BAE systems say that Black Night comprises cutting-edge technologies and capabilities, which are being offered to the Ministry of Defence as part of the Challenger 2 Life Extension Programme.

Mental health related discharges triples in British Army

The number of British Army personnel discharged due to depression has tripled in the past 6 years, figures show. 

British paratroopers land in France

British and French paratroopers have celebrated their 'strong bonds and shared values' with a joint parachute jump in France. More than 350 troops from 16...

UK to retain military forces in Germany

The UK will continue to have a military presence in Germany beyond 2020, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson announced.

Army details new gender-free physical fitness standards for combat roles

The British Army has been demonstrating its new In-Service Physical Employment Standards for all ground close combat roles which will come into effect from 2019.

First overseas exercise for 4th Battalion The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment

The first overseas exercise for 4th Battalion The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment sees the Reserve unit training alongside their Danish counterparts in Oksboel, say the British Army.

Plans to procure ‘at least 500’ Boxer vehicles move forward

A programme to supply the British Army with a new fleet of Boxer eight-wheeled armoured vehicles has taken a major step forward.

UK unveils fleet of chemical detection robots and drones

A new fleet of robots and drones designed to test for chemical agents, provide 3D mapping and identify casualties have been put through their paces by troops, police officers and scientists for the first time.

US Army Tests first ‘Electronic Warfare tactical Vehicle’

The US 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team Greywolf, 1st Cavalry Division fielded the US Army's new Electronic Warfare Tactical Vehicle recently.

British and US airborne medics train together

British and US airborne medics are working together as two wards of the same hospital during joint training in southern Germany.

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