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World War 2 hero who became a national icon

27 February 2021

World War 2 hero who became a national icon

“He epitomised the indomitable spirit of our wartime generation and was a true inspiration to millions of people worldwide during some of the most challenging of times in recent history, bringing the nation together in celebration of his fundraising efforts.”

Household Division troops deliver basic training - island style

26 February 2021

Household Division troops deliver basic training - island style

Soldiers from the Household Division are are delivering training to the recently formed Cayman Islands Regiment.

Soldiers take on freezing Baltics for winter combat exercise

25 February 2021

Soldiers take on freezing Baltics for winter combat exercise

Hundreds of soldiers have been undergoing intense training in temperatures as low as minus 20 degrees Celsius in Estonia, as part of the ongoing NATO presence across the Baltics and Poland.

London NHS Trust says thank you to the troops.

25 February 2021

London NHS Trust says thank you to the troops.

Soldiers from 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment receive thanks from the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Trust, after joining forces with the Trust to help support frontline workers and keep hospital services running.

Armed Forces personnel support the NHS in Wales with the fight against coronavirus.

24 February 2021

Armed Forces personnel support the NHS in Wales with the fight against coronavirus.

Joint Military Command Wales (JMC), based at the British Army’s headquarters in Brecon, currently has 365 personnel from across the three Armed Services supporting the NHS in Wales with the fight against coronavirus.

British Army leads the way for NATO’s next generation rotorcraft

23 February 2021

British Army leads the way for NATO’s next generation rotorcraft

The British Army are leading NATO’s development of the Next Generation Rotorcraft Capability. Project NGRC offers an opportunity for the UK, as the lead nation for the pre-concept phase, to be at the forefront of a major international venture

Tigers drop in to test Europe bound lorry Drivers for Covid

19 February 2021

Tigers drop in to test Europe bound lorry Drivers for Covid

One of the British Army’s two full-time professional free-fall parachute display teams have just come off spending two weeks on Op ROSE. This is the military’s code word for the operational deployment of troops supporting the Department of Transport in the testing for Covid of all lorry drivers and hauliers bound for continental Europe.

Army medics’ delight at virtual chat with Prince William

19 February 2021

Army medics’ delight at virtual chat with Prince William

A trio of Army Medics have taken part in a video call with The Duke of Cambridge during which His Royal Highness heard more about the military’s support to the NHS during the pandemic.

Boxer announcement protects 700 jobs in Glasgow

19 February 2021

Boxer announcement protects 700 jobs in Glasgow

Today we can we announce a £180 million sub-contract awarded to Thales Defence to provide a Remote Weapon System for our next generation Boxer armoured vehicle.

Covid restrictions focus paratroopers’ training

18 February 2021

Covid restrictions focus paratroopers’ training

Balancing the need to maintain readiness for global operations and the risk of coronavirus has led to “a more focused and disciplined” approach to training for Colchester’s paratroopers.