UK demands answers over Russian rocket launcher in Ukraine

The British delegation to the OSCE are demanding answers regarding how a Russian missile system has ended up in the hands of separatist forces in Ukraine.

RAF play vital role in Glasgow Ebola emergency

A Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone has been flown to an isolation unit in London following an "unusual late complication".

Jeremy Corbyn would not use Trident

Corbyn has surprisingly said nuclear weapons "didn't do the USA much good on 9/11", despite being designed to deter nuclear aggression, not other attacks.

RAF Waddington Air Show scrapped

The RAF have suggested that they are looking at whether an alternative show could be held at RAF Scampton after 2017.

Lockheed Martin create hundreds of jobs in Glasgow

Lockheed Martin is to create more than 300 jobs in Glasgow.

Defence Secretary details cyber security efforts

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon and his French counterpart have opened France's first Cyber Security Symposium where he outlined British thinking.

Restraint Urged For Robotic Weapons

The Future of Life Institute has published an open letter decrying the development of autonomous weapon systems, signed by over 1700 experts from the field.

Britain delivers equipment to Ukrainian forces

A Royal Air Force C-130J has delivered equipment in support of Ukrainian troops. The equipment includes: 1,000 individual First Aid Kits 54 helmet-mounted monocular night vision goggles (MNVGs) 2,000 Mk6 helmets The equipment is part of the package of support pledged to the Ukrainian Armed Forces by the Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon in March of this year. The specific equipment delivered is designed to...

HMS Queen Elizabeth comes to life as first engine started

HMS Queen Elizabeth’s diesel generators have been powered-up, bringing the supercarrier to life for the first time. Minister of State for Defence Procurement, Philip Dunne, has officially started the first of the ship’s four diesel generators in Rosyth today bringing the ship to life. "It is a real pleasure to be back in Scotland, home of the UK’s shipbuilding industry, to...

UK increases contribution to new NATO task force

Michael Fallon has announced that the UK will contribute 3,000 personnel to the 'Very High Readiness Joint Task Force' (VJTF) from 2016. The origins of this new task force  is an agreement reached at the Wales Summit in 2014, NATO Allies agreed to enhance the capabilities of the NATO Response Force in order to respond to emerging security challenges posed by...



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