Chief of the General Staff comments on women in combat roles

General Sir Nick Carter, Chief of the General Staff, has commented after the ban on women serving in ground close combat roles was lifted.

IN PICTURES: Exercise Prairie Storm 2 in Canada

British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) is hosting Exercise Prairie Storm 2. The training takes the form of a Battlegroup level event held on the prairies of...

MoD ‘slow in responding to Improvised Explosive Devices’ in Iraq

The Chilcot report into the war in Iraq has blasted the Ministry of Defence for being slow to response to the threat of IED's.

Austria to buy 32 BvS10 All-Terrain Vehicles from BAE

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract to produce 32 BvS10 military vehicles for Austria under a government-to-government arrangement with Sweden.

British troops heading for Iraq to counter Islamic State

The deployment will add to the 1,100 UK personnel currently supporting the multinational effort against Islamic State in the region.

UK steps up counter-Islamic State training

Britain is to increase its training support to Iraqi forces taking the fight to Islamic State, the Defence Secretary has announced today.

UK trains over 16,000 foreign troops to fight Islamic State

British forces have contributed to the training of over 13,600 Iraqi army personnel and some 2,570 Peshmerga troops in the fight against Islamic State.
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British Forces continue to help Tunisia fight violent extremism

British military support to counter-IED training in Tunisia has been extended for an additional year, the Defence Secretary has announced.

Royal Marines invade Belgium

Royal Marines joined Belgian, German and Dutch troops in a test of urban warfare and evacuation skills.

British airborne forces in major NATO training exercise

16 Air Assault Brigade are training alongside NATO counterparts to develop their ability to work together on Exercise Swift Response.

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