£125 Million sights contract awarded to Thales UK

Thales Optronics in Glasgow will supply sights for the Scout Specialist Vehicle (SV) programme as part of a new £390 million contract with General...

British troops deployed in fight against poaching

A small team of Northern Ireland based troops are on their way after a request from Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba. Major Mark Shercliff said: "It's...

Review of women in close combat roles

In May of 2014, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond brought the proposed review of the exclusion of women from close combat roles in H.M. Forces...

The Dragoon Ride

10 days, 6 countries, covering 1,100 miles, 120 U.S. Army Strykers will convoy through Europe in a demonstration of solidarity with NATO allies and...

Terminator to Taranis, robots on the battlefield

Military robots have featured in science fiction for decades but how practical are they in the real world, fighting alongside or even replacing humans? Military...

MBDA begin work on British ground based air defence system

A £36M contract from the UK's Ministry of Defence has been placed with European missile giant MBDA to develop a ground-based air defense missile...

Royal Marines host King of Norway

Norwegian King Harald has visited Britains 42 Commando Royal Marines Main Headquarters at Salangen Airfield, Elvenes, in Northern Norway, where they have been taking...
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First edition of UK Defence Journal out now!

The first edition of the UK Defence Journal has now been released, it has articles from all aspects of the military from tanks to...

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