Ministry of Defence

Panic as British Army boss lost during training in Wiltshire
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In Brief

Panic as British Army boss lost during training in Wiltshire

Mark Carleton-Smith declared missing in action during exercise on Salisbury Plain
12 Nov 2020
Dominic Cummings to tour MoD sites for security overhaul
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In Brief

Dominic Cummings to tour MoD sites for security overhaul

PM’s most senior aide to play central role in review of UK’s foreign policy, defence and security
9 Jul 2020
Pros and cons of national service
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In Depth

Pros and cons of national service

New government-commissioned report backs return of conscription
28 Apr 2020
How new military veterans amnesty law will work
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In Depth

How new military veterans amnesty law will work

Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt proposes law to prevent war crime prosecutions against British soldiers - with one controversial exception
15 May 2019
Why UK’s 16 new F-35 fighter jets can’t fly
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Why UK’s 16 new F-35 fighter jets can’t fly

Stealth aircraft grounded as faulty fuel tube blamed for US military plane crash
12 Oct 2018
Is the UK spending enough on defence?
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In Depth

Is the UK spending enough on defence?

Commons report says Britain must boost military capabilities to avoid losing influence with allies
26 Jun 2018
General Sir Nick Carter: UK couldn’t cope if Russia attacked
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General Sir Nick Carter: UK couldn’t cope if Russia attacked

UK Army chief to call for increased funding to stop ‘erosion’ of British capabilities
22 Jan 2018

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Lariam: MoD under fire over anti-malaria drug
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Lariam: MoD under fire over anti-malaria drug

MPs' findings 'likely to be enough' for hundreds of legal cases to brought by service personnel
24 May 2016
SAS Brecon Beacon deaths: 'gross failures' by MoD
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SAS Brecon Beacon deaths: 'gross failures' by MoD

Coroner says soldiers who died in selection test would have survived if march was cancelled earlier
14 Jul 2015
Rendlesham Forest: did UFO really land in Suffolk?
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In Depth

Rendlesham Forest: did UFO really land in Suffolk?

US veteran claims to have new evidence to verify 1980 UFO landing dubbed 'Britain's Roswell'
14 Jul 2015
UK to spend more on drones and SAS to tackle Islamic State
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UK to spend more on drones and SAS to tackle Islamic State

Spending boost comes as acting Labour leader invited to National Security Council meeting
13 Jul 2015
RAF SCRAMBLED: Jets sent to meet Russian bombers
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In Brief

RAF SCRAMBLED: Jets sent to meet Russian bombers

Typhoon fighter jets sent to investigate Russian long-range bombers approaching UK airspace
24 Apr 2014
CRISPIN BLACK: Boot out armchair Afghan generals
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In Depth

CRISPIN BLACK: Boot out armchair Afghan generals

Let the veterans of Helmand take over the army - we might stand a chance of winning next time
7 Apr 2014
CRISPIN BLACK: Why Desert Rats don't need tanks
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In Depth

CRISPIN BLACK: Why Desert Rats don't need tanks

As the 'Desert Rats' lose their tanks, the Army needs a new role - and our national security fits the bill
7 Mar 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 12 Oct 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 12 Oct 2012

12 Oct 2012