UK: Four men are arrested in joint operation in East London and Leicestershire by anti-terror police

Armed police have stormed an east London property with a chainsaw – as four men were arrested for plotting a terror attack. Dramatic video shows a squad of gun-toting officers bursting into a house on Ilfracombe Gardens in Goodmayes, Redbridge, Read More …

UK loans Estonia four Jackal vehicles to support counter-terror mission in Mali

Estonian Special Forces deploying to Mali will be loaned four Jackal armoured vehicles by the UK Ministry of Defence, it is today announced. Minister for the Armed Forces James Heappey confirmed the loan, plus a three-week training package, for elite Read More …

UK: Bomb squad called after Lincolnshire Police find suspected explosive device

A bomb squad has been called to Boston after police found what is believed to be an explosive device. Officers from Lincolnshire Police have raided an address in Margaret Drive at 8am this morning, Tuesday, July 7 following a tip Read More …

UK Defence and Security Accelerator Competition: Autonomy in Challenging Environments Phase 2

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is launching the second phase of the Autonomy in Challenging Environments theme, seeking proposals for novel and innovative technologies to improve the capability of unmanned autonomous military systems in challenging environments. Unmanned autonomous and Read More …

UK: Southend Airport to stop removal of liquids and laptops from hand luggage

Southend Airport is set to become the country’s first airport to stop making passengers remove liquids and laptops thanks to new X-Ray machine technology. The growing airport will next month abandon the practice of asking passengers to remove liquids and Read More …