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Jul 29, 2014

AgustaWestland agrees to pay a negligible fine following an investigation into the sale of 12 helicopters to India

The Indian Ministry of Defence terminated the £465million deal with the British helicopter maker amid allegations that officials were bribed to win the contract...

Jul 19, 2014

REVEALED: Fake Marine lived in Army barracks for TWO years just yards from Buckingham Palace

Insurance clerk Anthony Phillips, 42, arrived at Wellington Barracks in July 2012 and said that he had been sent to London to work at the Ministry of Defence and no one thought to check... #London #Ministry of Defence, NZ

Jul 30, 2014

MH17: vast majority of Russians believe Ukraine downed plane, poll finds

Independent survey discovers 82% of Russians blame Kiev for downing Malaysia Airlines aircraft with loss of 298 lives The vast majority of Russians believe the Ukrainian military shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, a new poll has shown, underlin... #Vladimir Putin #Malaysia Airlines #Russia #Ukraine #Europe

Jul 29, 2014

MoD and Foreign Office sued by Pakistani citizen in Iraq torture case

Yunus Rahmatullah accuses UK of complicity in torture and abuse after his capture by British special forces in Iraq in 2004 A Pakistani citizen is suing the Ministry of Defence and Foreign Office, accusing them of responsibility for his subjection to... #Iraq #Pakistan

Jul 04, 2014

Army maternity wear 'is not fit for purpose'

Standard-issue maternity kit, which dates back almost to the Cold War, has been blasted for being more Ministry of Defence than Mothercare, and condemned as poor quality, unprofessional and badly fitting... #Iraq #Pakistan

Jul 13, 2014

North Korea fires missiles into sea in apparent anger over military drill

Two short-range ballistic missiles are fired into East Sea overnight as South Korea and US prepare for joint exercise North Korea has fired two short-range missiles into the sea, Seoul's military has said, in an apparent show of anger at an upcoming ... #South Korea #Seoul #United States #North Korea

Jul 11, 2014

Corporate armies, drone terrorism, laser weapons MoD's vision of future

Ministry of Defence thinktank spells out potential threats to security that might emerge by 2045 Large multinational corporations could develop their own highly capable security forces. Criminals and terrorists will have access to increasingly cheap ... #South Korea #Seoul #United States #North Korea

Jul 01, 2014

Mexican troops kill 22 suspected gang members in shootout

Gunbattle erupted after soldiers came under fire from suspects who had kidnapped three women, says defence ministry Continue reading..... #South Korea #Seoul #United States #North Korea

Jul 01, 2014

Ukraine retakes border crossing from rebels as Poroshenko goes on attack

Ukrainian troops hit pro-Russian rebel positions with artillery and air strikes after president declared end to the ceasefire Kiev forces claimed their first victories in Petro Poroshenko's renewed offensive against pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukra... #Petro Poroshenko #Russia #Ukraine #Europe

Jul 01, 2014

Mexican troops kill 22 suspected gang members in shootout

Gunbattle erupted after soldiers came under fire from suspects who had kidnapped three women, says defence ministry Twenty-two suspected gang members have been killed in one of the bloodiest shootouts with security forces since president Enrique Pena... #Mexico City #Mexico