Fact Check – Conservative manifesto claims Boxer is ‘made in Britain’

The Conservative manifesto has made an incorrect claim regarding Boxer armoured vehicles.

Report warns that Army lacks ‘ability to transport and sustain enough artillery’

An upcoming report claims that the British Army lacks the ability to transport and sustain enough artillery for a 'credible warfighting division'.

Defence Secretary dismisses claims that British Army to be reduced in size

The Times reported that there were discussions in place to reduce the Army’s numbers to between 60,000 and 65,000.

5 Rifles Take on Ceremonial Duties say British Army

The British Army say that 5 Rifles have swapped digging in for the drill square in preparation for Ceremonial Duties in London.

Russian troops to receive new T-14 Armata tanks in 2019

Russian troops are expected to get the first pilot batch of next-generation T-14 Armata tanks in late 2019 - early 2020.

Marshall sends 100th deployable container to the Netherlands

The first units were delivered to the Netherlands in July, just seven months after the multi-million pound contract was awarded in December 2018.

RBSL to manufacture Boxer for British Army as part of £2.3bn contract

RBSL is to manufacture Boxer vehicles for British Army as part of the Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) £2.3bn contract award.

Saab complete test firings of guided Carl-Gustaf Munition

Saab have completed a series of tests for a shoulder launched Guided Carl-Gustaf munition featuring a semi-active laser guidance system.

200 troops deploy to support flood relief in South Yorkshire

Two hundred personnel have deployed this morning to South Yorkshire to support flood relief efforts, say the MoD.

British Army air assault skills tested

The British Army say that helicopters flew into Colchester this week for soldiers and airmen to practise the basic skills behind air assault operations.



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