The government works to defend the UK against threats to our national security, and to defend the interests of the UK and our allies in the world.




  1. MAA course application forms

    • Form
  2. Ageing aircraft programmes working group (AAPWG) documents

    • Guidance
  3. Warpaint

    • Promotional material

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  1. Forces Help to Buy Scheme monthly statistics: 2016

    • Official Statistics
  2. MOD civilian sickness absence: financial year 2016/17

    • Official Statistics
  3. MOD National and Official Statistics by topic

    • Official Statistics

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Detailed guides

  1. Intra-Community Transfer Directive 2009/43/EC

    EU legislation implemented in the Export Control Order 2008 concerning the transfer or export of military goods across the EU Read more

  2. Nuclear: emergency planning and atmospheric testing programme

    Information about the Nuclear Accident Response Organisation (NARO) and the UK atmospheric nuclear testing programme. Read more

  3. Joint Information Activities Group (JIAG)

    The JIAG provides specialist Information activities training, operational delivery capability and capacity building for defence, and other government departments. Read more

  4. The Military Court Service

    The MCS provides a criminal court service for the Royal Navy, Army and RAF in the Court Martial, Summary Appeal Court and Service Civilian Court. Read more

  5. Exporting in support of UK government defence contracts

    Goods in support of UK government defence contracts that require an export licence and use of the Open General Export Licence. Read more