The launch of RAF Quick Reaction Alert Typhoon aircraft to intercept and escort a civilian airliner to Stansted Airport is widely covered in today’s papers, as is the appeal against his conviction for murder of Royal Marines Sergeant Alexander Blackman. …
Breaking news and comment from the Ministry of Defence
The death of Lance Corporal Scott Hetherington leads this morning's defence news.
In defence news this morning, there is reporting on Royal Navy missile systems.
It is with great sadness that the MOD can confirm that Private Conor McPherson from The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland died while taking part in a night live firing exercise on Monday 22nd August 2016 …
A coroner has recorded a conclusion of suicide at the inquest into the death of Private Cheryl James.
The size and characteristics of the UK’s Armed Forces veteran population have been set out today in a landmark Ministry of Defence report. ‘Annual Population Survey: UK Armed Forces Veterans residing in Great Britain, 2014’ is the first Government statistical …
We are sad to report the death of a soldier following an incident in Brecon, Wales, earlier today.
An Army spokesperson said:
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has uncovered prehistoric monuments, Anglo-Saxon graves and military features from WW1 and WW2 during pre-development works on MOD land in Bulford, Wiltshire, which is earmarked for 227 new Army family homes
The Red Arrows will fly over Pride in London for the first time at this year’s parade in a show of support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and LGBT Armed Forces personnel.