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A tank sits under a camouflage net, with its gun pointing out. Deployments

Poland phase of NATO's Steadfast Defender draws to a close

Exercise Steadfast Defender is designed to develop how nation members work with each other. Troops from the UK, the USA and Poland have been put through their paces on the vast Drawsko Pomorskie training area near the Polish city of Szczecin.

Published: 21 May 2024

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Commemorating the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Monte Cassino

More than 100 UK Armed Forces personnel took part in commemorations to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Monte Cassino, at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery Cassino, Italy.

Published: 19 May 2024

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Monte Cassino 80 – My Grandfather’s battle for Monastery Hill

Today the country commemorates the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Monte Cassino, a crucial battle fought during World War II, specifically as part of the Italian Campaign.

Published: 18 May 2024

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From Tonbridge to Tokyo: Molly’s story

An Army officer has used her gift for languages to help break down language barriers on a major military exercise in Japan.

Published: 17 May 2024

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Wildcats on the prowl in Estonia

True, the Apache AH-64E attack helicopter may well steal the lime light with its devastating fire power and menacing looks, and, of course, the evocative wokka-wokka signature note of the all too familiar twin rotor CH47 Chinook is mightily impressive as it swoops down to disgorge whatever lies within its belly; however, spare a thought and a few plaudits for their pint-sized battle space colleague, the Wildcat.

Published: 15 May 2024

His Majesty the King and The Prince of Wales stand in front of an attack helicopter. Ceremonial

King Charles gives Prince William senior role with Army Air Corps

King Charles gives Prince William senior role with Army Air Corps

Published: 13 May 2024

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By air to battle on Steadfast Defender

By parachute, helicopter and airlanding, the British Army’s global response force has shown how it could rapidly reinforce NATO troops in Estonia in the event of a crisis.

Published: 13 May 2024

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British Armour rolls in as Exercise Steadfast Defender 2024 gets underway in Poland

British troops and armoured vehicles have started training in Poland as part of NATO’s largest exercise in a generation.

Published: 10 May 2024

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British Army statement in response to Crown Censure for death of Private Conor McPherson

British Army accepts the Health and Safety Executive Crown Censure issued in respect of the death of Private Conor McPherson, of 3rd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Scotland (3 SCOTS), on 22 August 2016.

Published: 08 May 2024

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First Aid Nursing Yeomanry receive Coronation Medal from Commandant-in-Chief

Members of the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (Princess Royal Volunteer Corps) are presented with Coronation Medal by Commandant-in-Chief HRH The Princess Royal

Published: 05 May 2024