Two Navy ships ‘to be axed’

Two Royal Navy ships are to be cut from the fleet and battlefield training is to be scrapped.

Defence Secretary unveils new Naval Shipbuilding Strategy

The Defence Secretary has unveiled a new National Shipbuilding Strategy.

Putin: North Korean nuclear crisis could cause ‘planetary catastrophe’

Putin has warned that the escalating North Korean crisis could cause a ‘planetary catastrophe’.

New air missile defence system successful

Harriet Baldwin has announced the successful first firings of the new Sea Ceptor air defence system.

North Korea preparing more missile launches

North Korea is possibly preparing an intercontinental ballistic missile, South Korea says.

UK steps up commitment to counter ISIS

The UK is sending additional troops to Anbar Province to defeat the so-called Islamic State.

North Korea will be able to send long range missiles within months, France says

France’s Foreign Minister has said that North Korea would be able to send long-range missiles in a few months.

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.