UK Ministry of Defence
British armed forces have to adapt to a changing threat. Small, highly-trained units will be a key part of that.
Worried that a shortage of language speakers could be a security risk, the army now gives soldiers cash incentives to learn them.
General Sir Richard Shirreff when serving as commander of the British forces in Kosovo in 2000.
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We should welcome the latest intervention from General Sir Richard Shirreff – he knows what he is talking about.
Britain’s nuclear deterrent is attached to four Vanguard-class submarines.
Splits over Trident can create stalemate between the UK's forces, but the public needs to debate renewing the deterrent before time runs out.
No longer just about soldiering on.
Despite prolonged combat missions and a bigger than expected death toll in operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, soldiers are…
Mobile coffins: dozens of British service personnel have been killed in the army’s Snatch Landrovers.
The recent Supreme Court decision to allow families of British personnel killed in Iraq to sue the government for negligence set up a barrage of cries about the judgment making it impossible for our armed…