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Royal Navy confirms two new fast patrol boats

HMS Ships Dagger and Cutlass confirmed as the new fast patrol boats.

Iceland becomes 10th nation to join UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force

Iceland has formally joined the Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF), the group of 10 northern European nations committed to upholding northern European security.

Defence Secretary statement on UK forces in Afghanistan

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has made a statement on UK forces in Afghanistan.

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace's tribute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Upon the sad news of the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace pays tribute.

Turkish Defence Minister hosted on board HMS Prince of Wales

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace today hosted Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar on board the UK’s aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales.

Update: air strikes against Daesh

The RAF are continuing to take the fight to Daesh in Iraq and Syria.

RAF clears Daesh stronghold in Iraq in support of an Iraqi Security Force operation

A Daesh stronghold in northern Iraq has been cleared as part of Operation Shader, the Ministry of Defence has announced today. The RAF has carried out a series of air strikes working in support of the Iraqi Security Forces g…

DSTL bids farewell to its current chief executive

Chief Operating Officer Doug Umbers is stepping into the role while a successor is sought.

Army’s Solar Farms support commitment to Sustainability

The British Army will launch defence’s first photovoltaic solar farm at the Defence School of Transport.

UK and Qatar expand defence partnership

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and his Qatari counterpart, HE Dr Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah, have announced an expansion of the relationship between each nation’s air force.

UK Carrier Strike Group to sail with Netherlands Frigate on 2021 deployment

The Netherlands will be fully integrated into the UK sovereign Carrier Strike Group’s maiden operational deployment later this year, Defence ministers have confirmed today.

Chief of Defence Staff IISS speech

General Sir Nick Carter GCB CBE DSO ADC Gen, Chief of Defence Staff's speech as part of Defence Innovation Talks at International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS).

Enhanced Learning Credits, Further and Higher Education scheme changes for veterans

Changes to the Enhanced Learning Credits, Further Education and Higher Education schemes come into effect from 30 March 2021.

Defence outlines greener future

The Ministry of Defence has published its roadmap to becoming more resilient and sustainable in the face of the immense challenge of global climate change.

Government expands military benefits in response to Selous Report

Dozens of support measures are outlined today in the UK Government’s official response to Andrew Selous MP’s report ‘Living in Our Shoes – understanding the needs of UK Armed Forces families.’

MDP continue to grow a network of vigilance

Ministry of Defence Police (MDP) expand use of Project Servator and train more people to spot and report suspicious activity.

Appointment of Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Defence

The Cabinet Secretary, with the approval of the Prime Minister, has announced the appointment of David Williams as the new Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Defence (MOD).

Future Maritime Support Programme contracts awarded

Following a robust competition, contracts have been awarded as part of the Future Maritime Support Programme (FMSP).

Conference on Disarmament: Minister Cleverly's address on the UK Integrated Review

James Cleverly addressed the Conference on Disarmament following the publication of the Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Foreign Policy and Development.

Operational Honours and Awards list March 2021

The latest Operational Honours and Awards List recognises the bravery, commitment and commendable service of service personnel within the military.

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