UK to lead Gulf Maritime Force

The UK is to lead a joint maritime force to deter piracy, tackle terrorism, and disrupt smuggling.

£19m contract signed for Falklands harbour improvements

The £19m contract to upgrade Mare Harbour was agreed between VolkerStevin, based in Preston, and the Defence Infrastructure Organisation.

£225m boost for Cumbria shipyard

Industry in Cumbria has received a boost with the announcement by the government of £225m of spending at Barrow-in-Furness.

RFA Mounts Bay to deploy to Aegean Sea

RFA Mounts Bay, supported by a Wildcat helicopter, is expected to start operations in the coming days.

Faslane workers inadvertently exposed to radiation

It has been reported that a safety breach saw some workers exposed to small amounts of radiation at Faslane.

£178bn Defence Review ‘will boost the Royal Navy’

It has been claimed that the Royal Navy’s effectiveness will be improved thanks to the Strategic Defence and Security Review.

Royal Navy sub fires torpedo using new combat system

Royal Navy's newest sub test fires torpedo using £50 million UK-made advanced Combat System.

British forces to take part in Norwegian winter training exercise

Hundreds of UK maritime personnel will take part in a NATO exercise focused on crisis response over the next fortnight.

Minister of State for Defence Procurement Speaks on Trident Successor

As the debate around renewal of the UK's Trident nuclear deterrent program continues, the UK Minister of State for Defence Procurement, Philip Dunne MP,...

Australia Announces Defence Spending Rise

As tensions in Southeast Asia continue to rise, with Chinese regional power projection expansion, Australia has announced a $26 billion spending increase over the...



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