LONDON (Reuters) - A British nuclear Astute-class submarine was involved in a "glancing collision" with a merchant vessel off the coast of the peninsula of Gibraltar on Wednesday, Britain's Ministry of Defence said.
A British soldier has died during a training exercise on the hottest day of the year so far. The infantry soldier in the Rifles regiment died on Tuesday in the Brecon Beacons area of Wales, the Ministry of Defence said. It is the fourth...Show More Summary
Russia has conducted more than 50 air strikes since Tuesday against Islamic State (IS) jihadists near the Syrian city of Palmyra, the defence ministry in Moscow said. “The Russian air force has increased the intensity of its strikes against targets of the armed units of international terrorist organisations near the city of Palmyra,” the ministry
Days after Monday's contract announcement from the U.K. Ministry of Defence Aronds' enthusiasm is unmistakable.
The UK Ministry of Defence and its contractor CarillionAmey failed to provide the families of armed forces personnel with decent accommodation services, according to the Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament.
The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has confirmed the deal to purchase nine P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) for the Royal Air Force (RAF). The new aircraft, which will be based at RAF Lossiemouth in Scotland, will play a vital role in protecting the UK’s nuclear deterrent and the UK’s two new aircraft carriers. They
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Defence Ministry said it will announce at 2.00 a.m. ET on Wednesday the location of the THAAD anti-missile defense unit to be deployed with the U.S. military in South Korea to counter the missile threat from North Korea.
Photographers’ rights in the UK: Basically, you can photograph anyone or anything from a public place. Period. 6’19” in on the video. Caveats: Photographing Ministry of Defence (MoD) property might sometimes be in breach of The Official Secrets Act, by which everyone is bound whether or not they have signed it. In this era of … Continue reading "Photographers’ rights in the UK"
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced a $2.3 billion deal to secure 50 of the latest generation Apache attack helicopters for the British Army, according to official statement.
FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) - Britain announced on Monday the completion of multi-billion dollar deals with Boeing to buy nine P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol planes and to upgrade 50 Apache helicopters. The Ministry of Defence made...Show More Summary
The Defence Secretary of the United Kingdom, Michael Fallon authorized a package of measures to support allies in the East of Europe, the Defense Ministry said Friday.
Russian Ministry of Civil Defence, Emergencies and Disaster Relief reported that heavy rainfall and strong wind caused Thursday a flood killing a girl and injuring five more people in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Japan will launch a tender for fighter jets as soon as mid-July, the Ministry of Defence said, in a deal seen worth up to $40 billion as Tokyo seeks to bolster its air defenses amid creeping tension with China over disputed maritime borders.
The Defence Ministry today approved the much-delayed purchase of 145 Ultralight howitzers, worth about Rs 5,000 crore, from the US and also the bulk production of 18 Dhanush artillery guns, the first acquisition of such weapon systems by the Army in three decades since the Bofors scandal. The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defence
Categories: Getting to grips with the Ministry of Defence "Procurement" structure is a task beyond most of us, and even those within it struggle sometimes to explain its nuances and complexities. Defence Equipment and Supply (DE&S) is...Show More Summary
BERLIN (Reuters) - Turkey is blocking the plans of a senior German defence official to visit Incirlik air base in July, a spokesman for the German defence ministry said on Wednesday, in a sign of increasingly tense relations between the two NATO allies.
Mental health disorders cases in the British armed forces has increased by almost 80 percent since 2007, the UK Ministry of Defence said in a report.
A Chinese naval vessel was conducting routine operations in the Western Pacific at the time of U.S. joint drills with Japan and India, the country's Defence Ministry said on Thursday,
Damascus says French and German special forces are active in its territory but Germany's defence ministry rejects claim.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The Danish government on Thursday reached agreement with coalition parties to proceed with the purchase of 27 F-35A stealth fighters from U.S. defense giant Lockheed Martin Corp, the defence ministry said. Following...Show More Summary