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Britain’s future flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth makes debut in Portsmouth

Greeted by thousands of people lining the Portsmouth seafront, the 65,000-tonne carrier was met with the warmest of welcomes as she arrived in her home port this morning. Sailors lined the flight deck of the...

UK’s Ministry of Defence orders over 30 workboats from Atlas Elektronik

BMT Asset Performance Ltd and BMT Defence Services Ltd, subsidiaries of BMT Group (BMT), are pleased to be members of the Atlas Elektronik UK (AEUK) team, who has today announced that it has been...

New trainer aircraft ready for British military use

Affinity Flying Training Services is delighted to announce that the Grob 120TP, ‘The Prefect’, has achieved Military Release to Service and is a step closer to commencing its role as the next Elementary Flying...
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Stiletto Systems unveils bullets capable of stopping armored vehicles

Ukrainian-British Stiletto Systems Ltd. company has revealed to Defence Blog’s details of the new BS-13 bullet, its upgrade of ammunition for sniper and assault rifles. The new series of ammunition by Stiletto Systems is designed to support tactical level operations on...

UK Defence Secretary announces new Maritime Patrol Aircraft squadrons

The UK Defence Secretary, the Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon, announced today the numbers of the UK’s two new Maritime Patrol Aircraft squadrons. Nine new P-8A Poseidon aircraft will be operated by number 120 Squadron...

UK plans to buy 2,747 JLTVs from Oshkosh Defense

State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Kingdom for Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) and accessories. The estimated cost is $1.035 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency...

UK trains over 5000 members of Ukraine’s Armed Forces

The Defence Secretary made the announcement following a meeting between him and his Ukrainian counterpart, Stepan Poltorak in London earlier today. This comes as the UK prepares to refine Operation Orbital’s training model. Through increasing...

BAE Systems receives contract for the first three Type 26 frigates

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence worth c£3.7bn to manufacture the first three ships for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme, with steel being cut on...