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Gibraltar ‘of great importance to the UK and our armed forces’ says Minister

Minister for the Armed Forces Mark Lancaster has arrived in Gibraltar and outlined his governments support for the territory.

New stats reveal scale of veterans contribution to society and challenges myths

New figures from the Office of National Statistics reveal the contribution veterans make to the economy and society, challenging many misconceptions.

Former First Sea Lord calls for greater defence spending after NAO report warnings

Former Royal Navy chief Lord West has demanded Whitehall increases its spending on defence, highlighting the recent NAO report.

Illegal immigrants smuggle themselves onto coach which ends up at RAF base

Three illegal immigrants who stowed away in a coach got quite a surprise when they found out they had ended up at RAF Waddington.

New Defence Secretary: Gavin Williamson replaces Michael Fallon

Gavin Williamson has been appointed defence secretary after the resignation of Sir Michael Fallon.

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon resigns

Fallon has left the government front bench and his position as Defence Secretary, saying that his "behaviour in the past may have fallen short."

Type 31e Frigate build ‘opportunity’ for A&P Tyne near Newcastle says Defence Secretary

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon paid a visit to A&P Tyne near Newcastle today as part of his nationwide tour of UK shipyards.

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon claims criticism of Saudi Arabia ‘undermines’ attempts to sell jets

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has attracted criticism from all sides of Parliament for the claim.

Ministry of Defence staff sacked over expenses fraud

Eleven staff members from the Ministry of Defence have been sacked in the past two years for expenses fraud.

BAE unveil plans to develop cyber defence capabilities for military aircraft

BAE Systems say they are developing cyber defence capabilities to help aircraft detect and mitigate cyber attacks in real time.



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