Georgia-NATO Maritime Cooperation Enhanced

Allied Maritime Command and Georgian Internal Affairs officials conducted several events to enhance the operational level of NATO-Georgia maritime cooperation this week, according to NATO.

Defence Minister Tobias Ellwood sets out demand for greater funding for the British Armed Forces

The defence minister has suggested funding for the armed forces should be similar to that received by the NHS.

How much of the F-35 is British built?

The F-35 features a significant chunk of British built components, with up to 10-15% of every jet sold being built in Britain.

British military equipment plan facing ‘significant affordability gap’ say Public Accounts Committee

The committee calculated an equipment plan funding deficit of at least £4.9bn and potentially as much as £20.8bn over the 10-year £179.7bn equipment budget.

Mark Carleton-Smith appointed new Chief of the General Staff

He will succeed General Sir Nick Carter as head of the Army in June of this year, say the Ministry of Defence.

HMS Albion leaves her mark on Indonesia

The first visit by a British warship to the world’s largest island nation in nearly seven years has been heralded a success as HMS Albion caps off a busy three day visit.

Issues with HMS Forth to be fixed within weeks

Recently identified issues with new Offshore Patrol Vessel HMS Forth will be rectified within the coming weeks, say her builders BAE.

Putin Considered Joining NATO

Moscow, 2000: Russia and NATO, usually these two when used in a sentence doesn't generally imply allies however back in 2000, it was an idea that was floated.

Defence Secretary visits Glasgow to view progress of first Type 26 Frigate

Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Defence, visited BAE Systems Clyde shipyards today to view the first fully constructed units of the first of class, HMS Glasgow.

Strikes continue against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq

Strikes continue against Islamic State in designated parts of Syria and Iraq, with coalition forces conducting 11 strikes consisting of 12 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.

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