Trident nuclear plans ‘overambitious’, IPA warn

The UK government’s plan to replace the Trident nuclear weapons system is ‘overambitious’, the IPA has warned.

Name of first Type 26 name revealed

The Defence Secretary has revealed HMS Glasgow will be the name of the first frigate.

MOD launches Defence People Mental Health and Well-being Strategy

An innovative strategy to improve the mental health and well-being of the Armed Forces has been launched.

RAF continues to fight to Daesh in Iraq and Syria

The Royal Air Force has continued to support Iraqi forces to eradicate any remaining Daesh in Mosul.

UK expands training of Ukrainian Armed Forces

New military courses cover threats such as countering attacks from snipers, armoured vehicles and mortars.

Defence Minister opens £3 million Cyber Security Centre

The Defence Minister has opened a Cyber Security Centre worth £3 million in Gloucester.

Defence Secretary announces two new contracts worth £120 million

Michael Fallon has announced a £120 million investment in UK air power.

£40 million investment to improve the defence of the Typhoon

An investment of £40 million in a high-tech Typhoon Defence System has been announced.

Defence Secretary announces new Maritime Patrol Aircraft squadrons

The numbers of the UK’s new Maritime Patrol Aircraft squadrons and the first commanding officer have been announced.

Ground close combat roles in RAF will open to women

The Defence Secretary has announced that ground close combat roles in the RAF will be open to women.

HMS Montrose sails again

HMS Montrose has returned to the sea since beginning her refit in 2014 in Devonport.

Defence equipment ‘increasingly vulnerable’

The UK’s most expensive military assets are ‘increasingly vulnerable’ to low-cost, technology-rich weapons from hostile states, a new report warns.

British army recruitment seeks young working-class people, report shows

The British Army is specifically targeting young, working-class people despite claiming to aim advertising at all socio-economic backgrounds.

Iraq declares ‘victory’ over Islamic State in Mosul

Iraq’s prime minister has declared victory over the so-called Islamic State in Mosul.

UK trains over 5000 Ukrainian Armed Forces

Michael Fallon has revealed that the UK has directly trained over 5,000 members of Ukraine’s Armed Forces.

£3.7bn contract to build Royal Navy’s Type 26 Frigates

The MOD has signed a contract worth around £3.7 billion to start building the Royal Navy’s Type 26 Frigates.