124 recruits marched onto the parade square at the British Army’s Training Centre at Pirbright, the first to do so since lockdown started.
We have armed forces well below establishment, a cohort of youngsters stymied by Covid-19 and lack of employment opportunities and a feeling that we might all be able to do better for one another, argues Stuart Crawford in his look at the old chestnut that is the reintroduction of National Service.
The tablets donated by the defence firm will allow patients and their families to communicate whilst visiting restrictions are in place.
The battlegroup was led by the United Kingdom and included forces from Denmark.
The first ever Aviation Brigade in the British Army has formed up, according to the MoD.
Meggitt PLC, a British company specialising in high performance components and sub-systems for the defence industry, has received a $22 million contract to provide Thermal Management Systems to General Dynamics Land Systems for the Abrams tank programme.
As part of the national response to Coronavirus, the British Army suspended most training activity in March.
The Government have stated that there is 'no need' to bring troops home to assist with COVID-19 efforts.
BAE Systems sites around the country are taking part in the effort to produce PPE for the NHS.
NATO say it has tapped into its pool of defence scientists – the largest such network in the world - to support the COVID-19 emergency response.