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Counter ISIL operations airbase opens new runway

RAF Akrotiri, Britain’s main airbase for operations against ISIL, has official opened its newly renovated runway, improving its ability to combat threats to national security.

UK and France sign new weapon system agreement

Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin and her French counterpart Laurent Collet-Billon have signed an agreement to explore future missile technologies with MBDA.

MoJ reveals plans for 5,000 modern prison places

Justice Secretary Elizabeth Truss has unveiled plans for four new prisons in England and Wales, creating 5,000 modern prison places to replace old and overcrowded establishments.

New jetty for Navy’s giant aircraft carriers named

Her Royal Highness Princess Anne has officially named the jetty which will house the Royal Navy’s giant new aircraft carriers in Portsmouth.

UK troops arrive in Estonia following NATO deployment

Soldiers from the 5th Battalion The Rifles Battlegroup (5 RIFLES), including members of an Armoured Engineer Squadron, Military Police Detachment, Artillery Group and Port Task Group have arrived in Estonia as part of a major NATO deployment.

 Features

In defence of MoD spending

Defence Business analyses the figures and saving and spending plans of the MoD

Defending the nation’s security

Taking place from 13-17 June in Paris, Eurosatory 2016, the leading international defence and security exhibition, will help visitors to keep a finger on the pulse of the ever-evolving defence industry.

Are drones a tool for both sides in the race?

How can we differentiate between tools for the prevention of terrorism and tools for the progression of terrorism?

 Defence Events

12/09/2017 to 15/09/2017

DSEI, the world leading defence and security event, takes place 12-15 September 2017 at ExCe