Armed forces

Debate: should Britain scrap Army’s tanks?
British tanks
In Depth

Debate: should Britain scrap Army’s tanks?

Defence bosses criticise plans to channel funding into cyberwarfare as government reviews spending
25 Aug 2020
Boris’s foreign policy overhaul: five expected reforms
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In Depth

Boris’s foreign policy overhaul: five expected reforms

Boost to defence spending looks likely as part of biggest review since ‘end of the Cold War’
26 Feb 2020
Is the British Army still fit for purpose?
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In Depth

Is the British Army still fit for purpose?

Force ‘years off’ full strength despite recruitment campaign
12 Feb 2020
Armed forces to allow recruits who have never lived in UK
British army soldiers
In Brief

Armed forces to allow recruits who have never lived in UK

Ministry of Defence changing enlistment rules in bid to tackle recruitment crisis
5 Nov 2018
Armed Forces Day 2018: events in London and around the UK
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In Depth

Armed Forces Day 2018: events in London and around the UK

Parades, exhibitions and parties are taking place nationwide to celebrate veterans and serving personnel
29 Jun 2018
Gavin Williamson blackmails Theresa May with £20bn threat
Theresa May meets troops of 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment in Salisbury in 2016
In Brief

Gavin Williamson blackmails Theresa May with £20bn threat

Defence secretary says he made PM - and he ‘can break her’
25 Jun 2018
UK Armed Forces facing biggest shortfall in decade
British army soldiers
In Brief

UK Armed Forces facing biggest shortfall in decade

Additional 8,200 full-time military personnel urgently needed to plug gap, warns National Audit Office
18 Apr 2018

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