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Britain is Already At War With Russia, UK Top General Says

LONDON, (BM) - There has been no formal declaration of war. No rockets landing on London or submarines sinking British ships. But Britain’s top military commander says Britain is at “at war every day” with Russia and other nations. The weapons aren’t explosive but digital, the battlefield cyberspace instead of mud. But to General Sir Nick

British Air Force Plans no More Purchases of Eurofighter Typhoon

LONDON, (BM) - The British Royal Air Force will no longer receive the Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 multirole fighter, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Qatar`s Deal for Eurofighter Typhoon with UK is Largest Ever, Experts said According to the British Ministry of Defense, the country's air force transferred the last aircraft of this

British and French Companies Will Build the New UK Warships

LONDON, (BM) - Babcock Team 31 has been selected by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) as the preferred bidder to deliver its new warships, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Led by Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, and in partnership with the Thales Group, the T31 general purpose frigate programme will provide

British Company Unveils Unmanned Surface Vessels Integration with Warship

LONDON, (BM) - At a time of increased threat to international shipping, BAE Systems will this week demonstrate for the first time how Unmanned Surface Vessels (USVs) can be fully integrated with operational Royal Navy warships to extend their reach beyond the horizon and reduce sailors’ exposure to danger, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting

RAF Fleet Will Be Updated with Leonardo/Thales Protection System

LONDON, (BM) - The UK Ministry of Defence has contracted Leonardo and Thales, under a single source procurement, to deliver an integrated UK Defensive Aids System (DAS), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Leonardo and Thales are Considering the Joint Ccquisition of a Space Business from U.S. Firm Maxar

Elbit`s JFST System Has Been Ordered by UK Totaling $38 Million

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Elbit Systems announced that its UK subsidiary, Elbit Systems UK Ltd., ("Elbit Systems UK"), was awarded an approximately $38 million contract from the UK Ministry of Defence ("UK MoD") to supply comprehensive JFST (Joint Fires Synthetic Training) systems to the British Army, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Elbit

Spectra’s SlingShot Greenlit for US Army

LONDON, (BM) - Spectra Group (UK) Ltd, having recently achieved safety accreditation from the US Army Test and Evaluation Command and completed the prestigious US Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiments (AEWE 2019), will be exhibiting their game-changing SlingShot communications system at DSEi 2019, taking place at Excel London 10-13 September

British Company Will Showcase New Light Tactical Transport Vehicle at the DSEi 2019

LONDON, (BM) - Jankel, a world-leader in the design and manufacture of high-specification defence, security and NGO protection systems, will be launching their new Light Tactical Transport Vehicle (LTTV) at DSEi 2019, taking place at Excel London 10-13 September 2019, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. The unveiling of

First Time Joint Flying Training of UK F-35 Fighter Jets and U.S. Bombers

LONDON, (BM) - For the first time, UK F-35 Lightning jets have been conducting integration flying training with the B-2 Spirit stealth bombers of the United States Air Force as part of their deployment to RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, UK, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: 29 Countries in Jordan for ‘Eager

British Submarines to be Outfit with New Strategic Weapon Fire Control Subsystem

LONDON, (BM) - General Dynamics has been awarded a $64,8M cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the Strategic Weapon System Fire Control Subsystem hardware, associated deliverables, and spares for production efforts supporting the second hull of the United Kingdom (U.K.) Dreadnought Class ballistic missile submarines, nuclear, recently named as HMS

UK Plans to Spend $426 Million to Support the Typhoon Fighter Jets Engines

LONDON, (BM) - The £346.7 ($426) million contract, signed with Rolls-Royce, will provide maintenance support for the EJ200 engine up to 2024 as the Typhoon continues to form the backbone of the RAF’s fighter jet fleet, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Already this year, RAF Typhoon jets have led the fight against Daesh in Iraq and Syria as part

UK Sends Paratroopers for Deployment to Afghanistan

LONDON, (BM) - Colchester-based 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment (2 PARA) is deploying to the Afghan capital Kabul from late September as part of the UK’s enduring support to the Afghan Government, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Their mission is to protect NATO military and civilian advisors working in government ministries, as well as UK

The Last of Four New-Gen Tankers RFA Tideforce Was Welcomed Into the UK Navy

LONDON, (BM) - The last of four new-gen tankers RFA Tideforce was welcomed into the UK Navy, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according UK MoD statement. After receiving military equipment – communications and IT systems, defensive weaponry – fitted in Falmouth to turn a tanker into a naval tanker and extensive trials, Tideforce recently arrived

The British HMS Duncan Warship Arrives Near to Iran

DUBAI, (BM) - A second UK navy vessel arrived in the Persian Gulf to escort commercial ships through the Strait of Hormuz after a British oil tanker was seized by Tehran last week, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting MEMO. The UK’s National Defense Ministry said in a statement that the HMS Duncan joined the HMS Montrose to “support the safe

UK Armed Forces Will Deploy 250 Troops to Mali in Support of the UN Operation

LONDON, (BM) - In recognition of the increasing instability in the Sahel region, the UK Government has authorised a large-scale British peacekeeping deployment to Eastern Mali, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according UK Ministry of Defence statement. Read more: UK ‘Condemned’ Khashoggi’s Murder and Sold Arms to Saudi Totaling $810 Million

UK ‘Condemned’ Khashoggi’s Murder and Sold Arms to Saudi Totaling $810 Million

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The UK licensed £648 million ($810 million) worth of arms to Saudi Arabia during the six months that followed the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting MEMO. The sale, uncovered in newly released arms export statistics, was carried out at the time when the UK government said that it

Tension in the Gulf: A British-Flagged Tanker Has Been Seized by Iran

DUBAI, (BM) - A British-flagged tanker has been seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and the British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says the tanker seizure shows Iran is choosing "a dangerous path of illegal and destabilising behaviour" , learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting MEMO. #BREAKING British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says the

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