Gavin Williamson lays out defence plans for a ‘Global Britain’

The Defence Secretary today outlined his vision for the Armed Forces of a 'Global Britain' during a speech at the Royal United Services Institute. He said the UK must be ready "to use hard power" and not "walk on by when others are in need".

Nations to receive new land munitions through NATO project

Denmark, France and the Netherlands have received the first shipment of new anti-tank weapons under the multinational NATO project Land Battle Decisive Munition (LBDM).

First modernised Tu-160M bomber to enter service in 2021

The first modernised Tu-160M strategic bomber is to enter the Russian Armed Forces service in 2021. 

Secretary General: NATO and New Zealand ‘far apart but very close as partners’

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to NATO Headquarters on Friday for talks on the Alliance's cooperation with New Zealand. 

Babcock complete work on Estonian minehunter at Rosyth

Babcock International has completed the installation of a capability upgrade on the first of three Estonian Navy minehunter vessels scheduled to be undertaken at Babcock’s Rosyth facilities in Fife.

Rheinmetall to sue German Government over Saudi arms embargo

Citing a letter to the Economy Ministry, local media outlet Spiegel said Rheinmetall intends to sue the German government for loss of revenue if the suspension continues.

MBDA demonstrates anti-surface capabilities of Mistral missile

MBDA say it has successfully demonstrated the use of the Mistral missile against fast boats.

Trump ‘handed Islamic State propaganda victory’ with Syria withdrawal says counter-terror chief

Metropolitan Police assistant commissioner Neil Basu told The Independent that President Trump has 'handed Islamic State a propaganda victory' with the withdrawal of American troops from Syria.

American team joins RFA Mounts Bay for Caribbean drug busts

US Coast Guard counter-narcotics experts have joined the British vessel to help prevent illegal drugs from South and Central America reaching North America and the wider world, say the Royal Navy.

Airbus provide Surface-to-Air Missile operations centre to Hungary

Airbus Defence and Space has been awarded a contract to provide Hungary Air Force with a Surface-to-Air Missile Operations Center (SAMOC).



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