Ministry of Defence
EU ministers discuss security and defence
The Defence Secretary has called on the EU to maintain momentum on investment and rapid reaction capability.
During a visit to Milan, Michael Fallon joined EU defence ministers for discussions about security, defence and the situations in Iraq and Ukraine.
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Reserve Forces 30 report published12/05/2021 13:25:00
The findings of an independent study to reform the Reserve Forces for the future has been published.
British Army to possess most lethal tank in Europe10/05/2021 10:15:00
The British Army will receive a fleet of 148 Challenger 3 main battle tanks as part of an £800 million contract with Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL), the Defence Secretary recently (07 May 2021) announced.
F-35B jets to join the fight against Daesh from the Carrier Strike Group04/05/2021 15:15:15
UK F-35B fighter jets operating from HMS Queen Elizabeth will join Operation Shader in the fight against Daesh.
Overseas Operations Bill completes passage in Parliament30/04/2021 15:15:15
The Government has delivered the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Act to reduce the uncertainty faced by our service personnel and veterans around historical allegations during overseas operations.
Royal Navy and RAF combine efforts to deliver vaccines to world’s most remote Overseas Territory29/04/2021 14:05:00
UK Armed Forces have transported coronavirus vaccines to the Overseas Territory of Tristan da Cunha – the most remote inhabited island in the world.
Record size and scope of Carrier Strike Group deployment announced26/04/2021 15:15:15
The largest concentration of maritime and air power to the UK in a generation will set sail next month, visiting more than 40 countries.
Iceland becomes 10th nation to join UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force22/04/2021 15:15:15
Iceland has formally joined the Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF), the group of 10 northern European nations committed to upholding northern European security.
Royal Navy confirms two new fast patrol boats22/04/2021 10:25:00
HMS Ships Dagger and Cutlass confirmed as the new fast patrol boats.