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UK-supplied Brimstone operational in Ukraine

Video footage has emerged of Ukrainian forces firing UK-supplied Brimstone missiles against Russian tanks in the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine. The footage posted on 17 May shows ground-launched Brimstone missiles striking Russian tanks in...

US-supplied artillery very effective against Russia

A senior US Defense Department official said at a Pentagon press briefing on Monday that the US-supplied 155 mm M777 towed howitzers are proving very effective against Russian forces in the war in Ukraine. "You're...

Russia fires on Israeli aircraft over Syria

Israeli Channel 13 News reported on 16 May that Russian forces fired on Israeli fighter jets with S-300 anti-aircraft missiles in northwestern Syria last week. The incident reportedly happened at the end of an Israeli...

British Army plans electrification of future battlefields

The British Army has announced a major step-change in its commitment to ultra-modern warfare with the publication of its new Battlefield Electrification Approach. British Army News Release, 3 May 2022: The ambitious vision sets out...

UK forces train to lead NATO Battlegroup in Estonia

Multinational integration exercise Bold Dragon saw 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh (1RWELSH) Battlegroup get to grips with the harsh environment of the Tapa Central Training Area in Estonia to establish their role as lead...

UK plans to provide Poland with Challenger 2

Britain is planning to send Challenger 2 main battle tanks to Poland in a significant escalation of its military support so that Ukraine can then be supplied by the Polish government with Soviet-era T-72...

Royal Marines practice rescuing downed aircrew

UK Royal Marines have been practicing rescuing pilots shot down behind enemy lines in the barren landscape of Iceland alongside their American counterparts. Fresh from NATO exercise Cold Response 22, the commandos remained in the...