UK steps up relief effort to the Caribbean and details what’s going where

The UK is continuing to step up its military support to the Caribbean Islands left devastated by Hurricane Irma.

Australia launches public request for assistance with war crimes investigation

The Australian Army is broadening its investigation into alleged unlawful activities conducted by its soldiers during operations in Afghanistan.

HMS Penzance returns to the UK after three years in the Gulf

HMS Penzance returned to Faslane after spending three years helping to protect vital waterways in the Gulf. Sailing the ship as it made its way...

US carries out ballistic missile interception tests in Pacific in wake of North Korean...

The USS John Paul Jones successfully conducted a complex missile defence flight test, resulting in the intercept of a medium-range ballistic missile target using Standard Missile-6 guided missiles during a test off the coast of Hawaii today.

Russia claims new Mach 4+ MiG-41 Interceptor will be able to operate in space

Russia are claiming their new MiG-41 will be able to reach space and even potentially operate without a pilot, according to the CEO of the MiG corporation working on the project.

Typhoon jets arrive in Estonia for training exercise

Typhoon Fighters from 3 (Fighter) Squadron Royal Air Force have arrived in Estonia to conduct a training exercise.

UK secures dry-dock in the Middle East to support Queen Elizabeth aircraft carriers

During a two day visit to Oman, the Defence Secretary signed an agreement securing UK use of facilities at Duqm, ahead of the completion of the UK Joint Logistics Support Base at the port, giving Britain a strategically important and permanent maritime base east of Suez, but outside of the Gulf.

Vietnamese Army trains to relieve British Army in South Sudan

The Vietnamese Army is to deploy to South Sudan, relieving British peacekeeping forces, in the Asian nation’s first major international peacekeeping contribution. 

US chairman of the Joint Chiefs attends Scottish Tattoo, Faslane and HMS Prince of...

US Marine Corps General Joe Dunford used his invite to the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Scotland to visit British bases in the area and speak with UK defence officials on a wide range of defence topics.

US Joint Chief of Staffs chairman in Scotland, visiting British bases

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff arrived in Scotland to visit British bases and to attend the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo as the guest of the British Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Stuart Peach.



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