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Ministry of Defence (MOD)

  1. Readout of Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace’s phone call with US Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper

    The Defence Secretary has had a phone call with his US counterpart to discuss ongoing collaboration and shared challenges

  2. jHub support NHSX to securely share COVID-19 symptom data

    Strategic Command’s innovation hub, jHub, were recently commissioned to support NHSX to securely gather and share COVID-19 symptom data for project OASIS.

  3. Joint Statement of The Northern Group of Defence Ministers, 20 May 2020

    Defence Ministers of The Northern Group have issued the following Joint Statement

  4. UK Armed Forces step up support to the Caribbean Overseas Territories during coronavirus pandemic

    The RAF have delivered 6 ventilators and medication to support the Overseas Territories during the COVID outbreak and RFA Argus conducted training exercises in preparation for hurricane season.

  5. Ministry of Defence Police: COVID-19 response

    In challenging times, the Ministry of Defence Police (MDP) is proud to serve and continue delivering for defence.

  6. Red Arrows to stay in Lincolnshire following RAF Scampton closure

    The Red Arrows are set to stay in their home county of Lincolnshire and move to RAF Waddington after the closure of their current base RAF Scampton.

  7. Coronavirus: changes to Veterans UK Services

    Due to COVID-19 precautions, all Veterans UK services are operating via remote working and this has meant we have had to change several of our services.

  8. Funding to support armed forces charities doing vital work during pandemic

    Defence Minister Johnny Mercer announces extra funding to support frontline armed forces charities across the UK.

  9. Nation falls silent to mark VE 75

    Additional plans unveiled for 75th Anniversary of VE Day this Friday

  10. UK Armed Forces Maintaining Critical Defence Activities

    The UK Armed Forces are ensuring they keep the country safe, supporting the national response to Covid-19, continuing their critical operations at home and overseas, while ensuring they prepare for future tasks in a delibera…

  11. Veterans UK celebrates the 75th anniversary of VE Day

    This Friday the nation will join together to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe.

  12. Coronavirus precautions on the Defence Training Estate

    The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has worked with industry partner, Landmarc Support Services, to help soldiers using the Defence Training Estate to protect themselves in the fight against Coronavirus.

  13. MOD awards places on specialist nuclear technical services framework

    The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has awarded places on a contract framework to provide specialist nuclear technical services to the Ministry of Defence.

  14. Update: air strikes against Daesh

    The RAF are continuing to take the fight to Daesh in Iraq and Syria.

  15. DASA awards £2.3m to develop novel sensor technology

    Funding boost for UK-based industry and academia to accelerate innovation

  16. RAF Typhoons begin NATO Air Policing mission in Lithuania

    Royal Air Force Typhoon jets will be in Lithuania for the summer, patrolling and protecting NATO airspace.

  17. Defence scientists trial innovation to slash ambulance cleaning time

    DASA and Dstl complete rapid coronavirus support work in just 33 days after appeal saw hundreds of responses from industry

  18. Suppliers chosen for new defence training agreement

    Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has awarded a new commercial agreement to support facilities management for the UK’s Defence Training estate.

  19. Her Majesty The Queen to send a message to the nation to mark 75th anniversary of VE Day

    Her Majesty The Queen will send a message to the nation on Friday 8 May.

  20. New veterans ID cards rolled out to service leavers

    All service leavers will receive a new ID card to mark their time in the armed forces.