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.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has confirmed that work to ready a historic jetty at Her Majesty’s Naval Dockyard Portsmouth for the arrival of the largest warships ever built for the Royal Navy has been completed.
General Sir Gordon Messenger, vice chief of the defence staff, has welcomed the increasing female participation in the Afghan security forces at a graduation ceremony for new Afghan officers at the Afghan National Army Officer Academy (ANAOA) in Kabul.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD)is set to invest up to £6 million in innovative new technologies, processes and ways of operating that improve the ability of defence staff to analyse and exploit data in decision-making.
In a meeting of European Union Defence Ministers in Brussels, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has called on the EU to step up cooperation with NATO in order for the two organisations to more effectively tackle shared security challenges.
Work and Pensions Select Committee chairman Frank Field has called for surplus army food packs to be used to feed the UK's homeless population, after figures showed 12,275 operational ration packs (ORP) had been disposed of between April and December.
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has confirmed that £1.7 billion will be invested to upgrade Scottish military bases as the Ministry Of Defence’s (MoD) Defence Board convened in Edinburgh for the first time.