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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...

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...

UK forces to exercise in Finland

UK forces are to train alongside troops from Latvia, the USA and Estonia in Finland's ARROW 22 mechanised exercise taking place 2-22 May 2022. Led by Finland's armoured brigade, ARROW 22 will take place in...

RAF C-130 conducts tactical refuelling of Army helicopters in Estonia

A Royal Air Force (RAF) C-130J Hercules from 47 Squadron operating from RAF Akrotiri has been conducting tactical refuelling of British Army Wildcat helicopters, which are deployed on a NATO mission in Estonia called...

BAE to support Qatar naval base and warships

BAE Systems has signed an agreement with Barzan Maintenance Shield and the Qatar Emiri Naval Force (QENF) to develop Warship Support and Naval Base Management Services for the QENF. Signed at the Doha International Maritime...

Greece orders more Rafale fighter jets, frigates from France

The Greek government has on 24 March signed deals worth around 4 billion euros ($4.4 billion) to buy three navy frigates and six additional Rafale fighter jets from France. It comes as Athens strengthens...