US, UK, France launch strikes on Syrian chemical facilities

US, French and UK forces launched strikes on Syrian chemical facilities in the morning hours of April 14 in ...

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UK gov't invests more in building new class of submarines

The UK is to receive its new world-class nuclear submarines on time after the country’s government announced ...

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UK MOD announces new £18m Long Range Radar contract

A new £18 million contract for work on the Royal Navy’s Long Range Radar (LRR) was announced by UK defense ...

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Turkey emerges as potential buyer of HMS Ocean

The Turkish government is interested in buying the soon-to-be-decommissioned UK helicopter carrier HMS Ocean if it ...

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Fallon confirms development of Oman base for Royal Navy

On his most recent trip to Oman, UK defense secretary Michael Fallon signed a memorandum of understanding and ...

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UK's MAPLE autonomous platform project enters fourth phase

UK’s Maritime Autonomous Platform Exploitation (MAPLE) project is entering phase four after defense ...

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UK orders over 30 workboats from Atlas Elektronik

Atlas Elektronik is to deliver up to 38 workboats for the Royal Navy under a £48 million contract announced by UK ...

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MBDA in first test firing of Sea Venom anti-ship missile

Missile manufacturer MBDA announced it has completed the first test firing of the Anglo-French anti-ship missile ...

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US, UK, Norway form P-8A aircraft trilateral partnership

The United States, the United Kingdom, and Norway have signed a statement of intent to outline principles of ...

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BAE Systems gets UK F-35B maintenance contract

The U.S. Department of Defense last week awarded Lockheed Martin a contract worth more than £80m (US$102.2m) to ...

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UK's Trident guardians hone commando skills

Royal Marines 43 Commando Fleet Protection Group took part in an exercise named Revenant Shadow, sharpening their ...

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Trident programme hit by AWE pensions’ dispute

UK Defence secretary Michael Fallon has been warned that there will be further delays to the government’s flagship ...

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Entire UK submarine fleet to be based in Scotland

All eleven Royal Navy submarines will be based at HMNB Clyde in Scotland from 2020, UK defense secretary Michael ...

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Never before seen photos of German WWI subs off UK coast

February 1, 1917 saw Germany restart its unrestricted submarine warfare which targeted all ships trading with ...

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UK defense ministry confirms aircraft carrier will be late

The lead ship of Royal Navy’s new aircraft carriers, HMS Queen Elizabeth, will miss the spring time frame set ...

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US, UK sign P-8A logistics agreement

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U.S. and UK defense representatives signed an agreement on closer P-8A Maritime Patrol Aircraft cooperation on ...

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Royal Navy's failed nuclear missile test goes unreported

A Royal Navy test of the Trident nuclear missile resulted in failure in June last year but was never reported. The ...

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UK awards £30M contract for laser weapon development

The UK government is setting aside £30 milion for the development of a laser weapon prototype that is to be ...

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UK formally names fourth nuclear submarine Audacious

The United Kingdom has formally named the Royal Navy’s fourth Astute-class submarine during a ceremony at the ...

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Scotland, UK sign MoU on Maritime and Coastguard Agency work

The UK and Scottish governments have agreed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) under which Scottish authorities ...

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UK, Norway increase maritime patrol aircraft cooperation

Defense ministers of the UK and Norway have agreed to step up their defense relationship during a November 10 ...

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