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  • Roke Manor Research has been commissioned on behalf of the army to support the future development of land forces in the 2030-2040 timescale. An initial 18-month research programme will see the development of an overview of technologies that could be exploited to support the requirements for futu...
  • Britain is to establish its first permanent military base in the Middle East since withdrawing from the region in 1971. A range of ships, including destroyers and aircraft carriers, will be stationed at the Mina Salman Port in Bahrain, which already hosts four Royal Navy vessels. Bahrain is to ...
  • BAE Systems has secured a £1.5 million contract from the Ministry of Defence to design the engineering support solution for the Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers. This forms part of the wider 'Support Development Phase', which involves collaboration between BAE Systems Maritime Services an...
  • Security firm Petards has secured new contracts with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Bombardier. The MoD deal is worth £1 million and involves the provision of electronic countermeasures equipment which will form part of an integrated Defensive Aids Suite to be installed on Royal Navy Merlin M...
  • A member of parliament representing a constituency containing a large Defence Support Group (DSG) depot has called on the government to provide assurances that jobs at the facility will be secure following its takeover last month.
  • Commercial airline Flybe has secured a contract to maintain the RAF's latest military transport aircraft, the Atlas A400M.
  • The fifth and final Royal Air Force (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft squadron is to enter service next month, completing the UK's Typhoon ...
  • Further progress has been made on the new nuclear plant at Moorside, Cumbria, after the Treasury agreed to provide financial security for private i...
  • An interim Nato rapid reaction force designed to deter threats such as Russian intervention in Ukraine is expected to be ready early next year
  • Construction activity continued to expand strongly during November, although its pace slowed to a 13-month low

  • Defence secretary Michael Fallon has confirmed the Royal Navy's new warships will be built on the Clyde

  • The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has completed the £20 million redevelopment of Elizabeth Barracks in Pirbright

  • Technology from the Rosetta space mission is being used to develop a new instrument for the UK's future submarine programme

  • The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has officially unveiled the first of the UK's A400M Atlas next-generation military transport aircraft

  • Proposals have been made by three bidders to supply and support a fleet of helicopters to train British military pilots and crew

  • Two Trafalgar Class submarines are to move from Her Majesty's Naval Base (HMNB) Devonport to HMNB Clyde as the Ministry of Defence (MoD) confirms i...

  • The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed the contract for the first production batch of four Lightning II stealth combat aircraft

  • Babcock has been named as the preferred bidder for the acquisition of the Defence Support Group (DSG)

  • An £800 million deal has been signed for the development of a new electronic radar system for the Eurofighter Typhoon

  • Shortlisted bidders for two construction frameworks covering the south of England have been named by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO)