British Army opens up all roles to women

The Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson today confirmed that all roles in the British Army will be opened to women.

Qinetiq to acquire Inzpire Group

QinetiQ has announced that it has agreed to acquire 85% of the shares of Inzpire Group, with an agreement to acquire the remaining 15% after two years, for a total consideration of £23.5 million.

First bombs dropped by F-35 jets launched from HMS Queen Elizabeth

The first bombs have been dropped from F-35 jets conducting trials on board Britain’s newest aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, say the Royal Navy.

UK remains second highest NATO spender in new statistics

UK defence expenditure as a percent of GDP remained at 2.1% in 2017, the Ministry of Defence's international defence expenditure report reveals. 

Typhoon and Tornado jets strike Islamic State positions

Typhoon jets bombed an Islamic State command post in eastern Syria, whilst Tornado jets struck a compound.

Five British F-35Bs to receive replacement fuel tubes

Earlier in the month, the F-35 Joint Program Office issued an enterprise-wide inspection of a fuel tube within the engine on all F-35 aircraft.

RFA Lyme Bay arrives in the Middle East for war games

Amphibious support ship RFA Lyme Bay has arrived in the Middle East for Saif Sareea 3.

165 Port & Maritime Regiment take to the water

Soldiers from 165 Port and Maritime Regiment Royal Logistic Corps have recently been on Ex Mulbery Leader 2, an Annual Deployment Exercise, say the British Army.

IAI offer CAEW for the UK AWACS replacement programme

CAEW is an off-the-shelf AEW&C aircraft system, installed on the Gulfstream G550 platform.

Why were the first F-35 jets to land on HMS Queen Elizabeth American?

The first F-35 jets on-board HMS Queen Elizabeth were American owned aircraft but flown by British and American pilots. It's a good thing.



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