Turkish tanks and combat vehicles enter Syria

Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish tanks have crossed into Syria as part of a military operation to free a border town held by Islamic State.
Challenger 2 at Dusk

Rheinmetall bids to upgrade Challenger 2 tank fleet

Rheinmetall has submitted a bid to upgrade the capabilities of the Challenger 2 tank fleet in response to the Challenger 2 Life Extension Project.

Lockheed Martin, Elbit Systems bid for Challenger 2 tank upgrades

Lockheed Martin is to bid for the contract to upgrade the British Army's Challenger 2 tanks, in collaboration with Elbit Systems.

Pictures show British special forces in Syria for first time

The BBC have obtained photos of British special forces operating in Syria, defending a rebel base under attack by Islamic State.
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Leuchars base to ‘expand’ says Defence Secretary

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has said that £8 million is being invested in new facilities at the Leuchars base.

British Armed Forces tackle security threats in Africa

The UK is playing a substantial role in tackling security threats across Africa, with deployments in Nigeria and Somalia.

NATO capability enhancement training continues in Estonia

In a change from its usual role, providing air defence to the Falkland Islands, the British Army’s 16th Regiment Royal Artillery have deployed to...

UK-led high-readiness force trains in inaugural exercise

British military personnel have taken part in the first ever exercise to train a UK-led high-readiness joint force.

UK hosts international peacekeeping exercise

Soldiers from 1st Battalion The Rifles joined US troops to host a multinational peacekeeping exercise, Steppe Eagle, on UK soil for the first time.

Soldier dies on training exercise in Brecon Beacons

An infantry soldier in the Rifles Regiment was on a pre-training course in the Brecon Beacons when he died, according to an Army spokesperson.

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NATO fleet switches command ships in Mediterranean

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