Christmas Day is another day in the ‘office’ for Military Working Dog Handlers

Christmas day means relaxation and celebrations for many, but not all. 25 December will be a normal working day for soldiers at 1st Military Working Dog Regiment, North Luffenham. Starting at 6.30am, long before most people are thinking about opening Read More …

UK: Troops and police train together to hunt down terrorists

80 Soldiers from the 5th Battalion The RIFLES joined forces with four police organisations: Thames Valley Police, Hampshire Constabulary, Ministry of Defence Police and the Civil Nuclear Constabulary to hunt down three fugitive terrorists in the village of Longmoor; in Read More …

British army to get extra £8bn of kit as part of radical shake-up

The defence secretary, Ben Wallace, has announced a radical reorganisation of the British army, with an additional £8.6bn to be spent on equipment and a new ranger regiment created to help counter extremist organisations and hostile state threats. The Future Read More …

Cyprus: British Bases personnel and RoC bomb disposal experts conduct joint training

British Bases personnel, units from the UK and Cyprus recently undertook a three-day joint bomb disposal training in Akrotiri to “share best practices and foster working relationships for future collaboration”, a source from the British Bases said on Monday. Exercise Read More …

British Army outlines battlefield of tomorrow

Designed to equip soldiers with a fighting and competitive edge in modern warfare, the integration of Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) will exploit ‘human-machine-teams’ through a combination of autonomous, robotic and artificial intelligence technologies. Examples of how the Army may Read More …

Britain to leave troops beyond military mission end in Afghanistan

Wallace announces the remarks only days after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson officially ended his military mission in Afghanistan, in a speech in the British parliament. Prior to that, United States had said that its troops will stay in Afghanistan Read More …

British military train Somali Army in Baidoa

The 3 training programmes offered by the UK government in Baidoa are aimed at delivering effective operations and promoting long-term stability. The British military in Somalia, deployed on operation TANGHAM, has been running several new training programmes for the Somali Read More …