Today’s defence stories includes coverage of International Woman's Day and RAF Typhoons that escorted aircraft to Birmingham.
In today's defence news, the Army's head of all combat troops has spoken out in support of the LGBT community, whilst a group of female British soldiers plan to ski across the Antartica.
The defence ministerial at NATO’s HQ in Brussels, where Defence Secretary Michael Fallon met his US counterpart James Mattis face-to-face for the first time, is driving today's defence news.
A Ministry of Defence civil servant who set up a scheme to help Muslim children and young people into education or their first job has been recognised at The Muslim News Awards 2016.
The Royal Navy has been named in the UK’s top 10 gay-friendly employers by Stonewall, just 16 years after LGB personnel were allowed to serve openly in the military.
The Ministry of Defence has been given the Public Sector Equality award from PinkNews this week, in recognition of its support of LGBT employees and progress made around diversity.