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New UK aircraft carrier takes to the water

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HMS Queen Elisabeth, the biggest warship ever built for the Royal Navy, has finally sailed on her initial sea trials. Until her...

Protector helps Ghanaian authorities hone skills to safeguard shipping in Africa

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Normally found off the Antarctic peninsula, surveying un- or poorly-charted waters and carrying out experiments with polar scientists, once autumn descends on...

UK troops arrive in South Sudan to provide engineering, medical aid

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Several dozen British troops have arrived in Juba, capital of South Sudan, to provide engineering and medical support to the United Nations...

Armed Forces Minister underlines UK commitment to Africa

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UK Armed Forces Minister Mike Penning has reaffirmed the UK's commitment to Africa following a multi-country visit. From engineering support to the UN in...

Germany, France and Netherlands to pool military aircraft

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Germany will move forward this week with plans to set up a joint fleet of Lockheed Martin Corp C-130J transport planes with...

UK and Egypt continue to tackle joint threats

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Chief of the United Kingdom's Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach on 1 February welcomed his Egyptian counterpart to London...

Britain, Turkey sign defence deal to develop Turkish fighter jet

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Britain and Turkey signed a defence deal worth more than 100 million pounds on Saturday to develop Turkish fighter jets, opening the...

SAS Amatola to visit four African countries on her European tour

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The South African Navy frigate SAS Amatola will pay diplomatic visits to Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, Angola and Namibia this year while en...

Sierra Leone jungle training underlines Britain’s role in Africa

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From the jungles of Sierra Leone to the shores of the Mediterranean and Indian Ocean, Britain has stepped up its support to...

UK Ministry of Defence establishing regional headquarters in Nigeria

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The UK Ministry of Defence has announced it will expand its global defence footprint with the introduction of three new regional hubs,...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...