New Defence Secretary meets US counterpart

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has held his first bilateral meeting with Jim Mattis.

Gavin Williamson appointed as new Defence Secretary

Chief Whip Gavin Williamson has replaced Sir Michael Fallon in his role of Defence Secretary

Sir Michael Fallon resigns

Sir Michael Fallon has resigned from his post as defence secretary.

Lancaster stresses support for fight against Boko Haram

Mark Lancaster has visited Nigeria to mark the strong defence relationship between the two nations.

New £1bn support model for Royal Navy

Michael Fallon is expected to unveil a new model worth around £1 billion to support a growing Royal Navy fleet.

UK makes 1,500 airstrikes against ISIS

The UK has carried out over 1,500 airstrikes against ISIS since it began its bombing campaign three years ago.

Tony Douglas to depart DE&S role

Tony Douglas, CEO of DE&S will stand down from the role at the end of this year.

Defence Secretary names new warship HMS Belfast

Michael Fallon has unveiled the name of one of the new Type 26 frigates as HMS Belfast.

RFA Tiderace arrives in the UK

RFA Tiderace, the second of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary’s new Tide-class support ships, has arrived in the UK.

UK takes part in ballistic missile defence exercise

Exercise Formidable Shield has begun off the West Coast of Scotland.

Multinational Caribbean Coordination Cell created

The UK, Netherlands and France have created the Multinational Caribbean Coordination Cell.

Over 3,000 ISIS fighters killed by RAF strikes

RAF airstrikes over Syria and Iraq have killed more than 3,000 militants from the ISIS terrorist group.

UK and Saudi Araba announce new Military and Security agreement

The governments of the United Kingdom and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have announced a new Military and Security Cooperation Agreement.

UK weapons companies have made £6 billion since Saudi Arabia started bombing Yemen

British arms companies have earned over £6 billion from their trade with Saudi Arabia.

Britain to soon have ‘third world’ military, former First Sea Lord warns

Britain will end up having a ‘third world military’ unless ministers spend more, George Zambellas warns.

Baldwin visits Ajax vehicles in Wales

Defence Minister visits Wales to view two Ares vehicles in the final stages of testing.