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Strategic Command welcome new Deputy Commander

Lieutenant General R A Magowan CB CBE begins his post as Strategic Command’s Deputy Commander.

Government fulfils promise to veterans with new railcard

Military veterans to get cut-price train travel to help boost job prospects and bring them closer to family and friends.

£183 million boost for military helicopter training

A new contract has been signed to boost training services for Rotary Wing pilots.

Protecting the future of ash trees on Salisbury Plain

Ash Dieback, a serious fungal disease affecting ash trees across the country, has infected many of the woodlands on the Salisbury Plain Training Area.

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace discusses European and wider security challenges with German counterpart

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer discuss European and wider international security.

Revolutionary Artificial Intelligence warship contracts announced

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has announced the first wave of £4 million funding

Ministry of Defence lit in rainbow colours to celebrate LGB personnel

To mark 20 years since the landmark ruling allowing military personnel to serve as openly lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB), buildings across defence have been lit in celebration.

Cybersecurity in aviation: a regulator's perspective

To counter threats of cyber-attack on military systems, the MAA is equipping the Regulated Community with cybersecurity regulation to protect critical systems.

Defence leaders to join forces at 2020 Space Conference

Leaders from government, industry and academia will join forces at the Defence Space 2020 conference in London on 20-21 May.

Gareth Wilson awarded Queen's Police Medal in New Year Honours

MDP Deputy Chief Constable, Gareth Wilson, lately Chief Constable of Suffolk Constabulary, has been awarded a Queen’s Police Medal for ‘Distinguished Service’ in the New Year Honours.

New veterans ID cards rolled out to service leavers

All service leavers will receive a new ID card to mark their time in the armed forces.

Armed Forces Covenant Report shows support for military community

The annual Armed Forces Covenant Report has been published today.

Defence Secretary Oral Statement: Update on security situation in the Middle East

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace detailed the UK's response to events in Iraq

The Military Division of the New Year Honours 2020

113 service personnel have been honoured by Her Majesty the Queen in the annual New Year Honours list.

Counter-poaching troops help with historic Black Rhino move in Malawi

Soldiers have assisted African Parks who relocated critically Endangered Black Rhinos from South Africa to Malawi in one of the largest international rhino translocations to date

Ministry of Defence donates 14,000 meals to UK charities

The donation to FareShare is part of the MOD’s commitment to reducing waste as well as supporting community groups across the country

New pledges for the UK Armed Forces announced in Queen's Speech

The Queen's Speech prioritises both veterans and service personnel with a promise to further incorporate the Armed Forces Covenant in law.

£300m contract to improve access to business services

The Ministry of Defence has awarded a £300 million contract to improve access to Armed Forces pay, pensions, military HR and administrative services.

Map the Gap: autonomous gap crossing survey

DASA is launching a new competition to develop a semi-autonomous reconnaissance and survey system to help troops safely and stealthily advance into enemy territory over water.

MOD Education Support Fund results 2020

The bidding round for the 2020 ESF closed on 30 September 2019 and The Directorate Children and Young People (DCYP) received a total of 142 applications requesting just over £7-million.

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