RAF opens up every role to men and women

The RAF's close combat unit has opened to women for the first time.

Fallon welcomes ACA's Lister appointment

Michael Fallon has welcomed the appointment of Vice Admiral Sir Simon Lister as managing director of the Aircraft Carrier Alliance.

Defence collaboration with Japan to increase

Theresa May is set to announce a significant step up in cooperation with Japan to work on defence and counter terrorism.

New military training programme for UK and France

Michael Fallon is to agree a new programme of UK-French training during his meeting with Florence Parly.

China must do more to end North Korea weapons testing: May

May says China must do more to help end North Korea’s ‘illegal' weapons testing.

RAF Red Arrows to tour Middle East

The world famous Royal Air Force Red Arrows will tour the Middle East in September.

Defence Secretary ‘strengthens ties’ between UK and Oman

Michael Fallon visited Oman to reinforce the strong relationship between the UK and Oman.

Defence Secretary salutes Scots troops

The Defence Secretary has met Scottish troops who are about to deploy to Iraq as the vanguard of the UK.

Russia sends nuclear-capable strategic bombers on mission near South Korea, Japan

Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers have flown near South Korea, Japan.

Libya front line in Europe’s struggle against migration and terrorism - Boris Johnson

Libya is the front line in Europe’s struggle against illegal migration and terrorism, says F

Trump’s troop announcement followed by Taliban bomb

A Taliban suicide bomber has killed five civilians and wounded dozens of others by detonating a car filled with explosives.

Afghanistan: No confirmation for increase in UK troops

Defence Secretary hasn’t revealed whether the UK will increase military presence in Afghanistan.

Trump U-turn on Afghan troops withdrawal

President Trump has changed his mind about pulling US forces out of Afghanistan.

UK and France complete collaborative counter-terror mission

A UK-French team have been leading the fight against terrorism in the Indian Ocean.

Key production milestone reached for F-35 Lightning II fighter jets

Engineers working on combat jets for the UK’s new aircraft carriers have reached a key production milestone.

Portsmouth welcomes HMS Queen Elizabeth

HMS Queen Elizabeth has sailed into her home port of Portsmouth for the first time.

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