British armour and airborne forces on joint training

3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment has joined forces with the Challenger 2 main battle tanks of The Queen's Royal Hussars for Exercise Green Citadel. The paratroopers practised using tanks for protection and fire support while fighting street-by-street and building-by-building through the mock village at Copehill Down on Salisbury Plain according to the MoD.

Defence Secretary announces innovative threat detection system for the Army’s newest armoured vehicle

The Defence Secretary has announced a £3.7 million contract for the Army's next generation armoured vehicle with a new automated threat warning system.

British Army supports multinational exercise in southern Germany

Soldiers from 1st Battalion The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment (1PWRR) are among 4,100 soldiers from 10 different nations currently participating in Exercise Allied Spirit VIII in Southern Germany.

Soldiers remove contaminated vehicle from Salisbury Hospital after Russian spy incident

Soldiers from the Royal Logistic Corps and the Royal Tank Regiment removed a contaminated vehicle from the Accident and Emergency entrance at Salisbury Hospital in Wiltshire on Operation MORLOP, in response to a request from the police.

Defence Secretary to ‘intervene to protect military personnel’ from Scottish government tax plans

The intervention comes after the decision by the Scottish government to bring in new income tax bands which, it has been claimed, will impact around 8,000 armed forces personnel in Scotland.

Allied artillery exercises together in Germany

British Army artillery is working alongside allies on a major artillery exercise in Germany.

2 Yorks provide force protection in Afghanistan

The 2nd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment, or 2 YORKS, are currently deployed in Kabul, Afghanistan in support of the NATO Resolute Support Mission, say the British Army.

Royal Marines participate in major chemical exercise

Troops from 40 Commando trained with experts in Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear warfare to make sure they could cope in a worst-case scenario, say the Ministry of Defence.

British troops to participate in a land-based exercises in Japan in October

British forces are expected to conduct land-based exercises in Japan later in the year.

IN PICTURES: British Army medics ‘train under fire’ in exercise

British Army medics have been training to give life-saving care – even under fire say the MoD.



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