We must support the Armed Forces who keep us safe

HAMMONDIn an exclusive article in The Telegraph, Philip Hammond, the Foreign Secretary, says everyone in government must “wake up” to the need to support the Armed Forces and their… More information

UK and France strengthen Defence cooperation

Computer generated image of a concept Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle (UCAS)Defence cooperation between the UK and France has been strengthened following agreements signed at the Farnborough Air Show yesterday. Philip Hammond and Jean-Yves Le Drian agreed to bolster cooperation relating to the acquisition… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

£300m new Defence rehabilitation centre for injured troops

HEADLEY COURTDefence rehabilitation services are to be given a £300 million upgrade in a move that will see the world-class medical services currently delivered at Headley Court move to a new purpose-built location at… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

RAF take delivery of the Mark 6 Chinook

CHINOOKThe first of the RAF’s fourteen new Chinook helicopters have been unveiled by the Defence Secretary, Philip Hammond, following its entry into service on time. During a visit to RAF Odiham, the home of the Chinook force, Philip Hammond also announced a new £115 million agreement… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

RAF join search for British yachtsmen

HERCThis morning, a RAF C-130 left to join the search and rescue effort for the missing British yachtsmen. The UK is providing military assistance in the search for the 4 British sailors who went missing… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

RAF Sentinel goes in search of abducted school girls

SENTINELThe Nigerian government have taken up the UKs offer to send a RAF Sentinel to help in the search for the abducted school girls. The 5 (Army Cooperation) Squadron aircraft, which has a suite of intelligence-gathering and… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Decisions should be taken by the RAF, not by politicians in Whitehall

RAFDefence Secretary Philip Hammond has delivered a speech at the Reform Annual Dinner in London. During his speech, Mr Hammond looked back on where MoD was four years ago and the efforts that have been made to transform Defence into a ‘disciplined department with a clear sense of… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

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