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Soldier from 3 PARA killed in Afghanistan

Tuesday, 7 December 2010, 10:36 am | UK Ministry of Defence

It is with deep regret that the Ministry of Defence must announce that a soldier from 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment (3 PARA) was killed in Afghanistan on Sunday 5 December 2010. More >>

UK Astute Submarine Takes First Underwater Tests

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 10:34 am | UK Ministry of Defence

"This is an important step on the road to preparing ASTUTE for service. These submarines are hugely impressive vessels, and will provide the Royal Navy with a world class capability." More >>

More Compo For Most Severely Injured UK Troops

Thursday, 11 October 2007, 11:06 pm | UK Ministry of Defence

Under the new proposals, the lump sum compensation payment for the most seriously injured will be based on the full rate for all their injuries in a single incident, up to the highest lump sum of £285,000. More >>

Free Wi-Fi Web For UK Troops In Iraq, Afghanistan

Wednesday, 10 October 2007, 10:28 pm | UK Ministry of Defence

Secretary of State for Defence, Des Browne, said: "I am delighted that our brave service personnel deployed on operations in Iraq or Afghanistan will soon have free wi-fi internet access." More >>

1st Battalion Irish Guards Are Training Iraqi Army

Wednesday, 10 October 2007, 10:21 pm | UK Ministry of Defence

Training the Iraqi Army is now the main focus for the British Forces in Iraq and ensures that Iraqi Security Forces are increasingly capable and willing to take greater responsibility for security in Basra and across the country as a whole. More >>


Tuesday, 1 February 2005, 11:00 am | UK Ministry of Defence

845 Naval Air Squadron, has returned to Iraq to support the stabilisation and peace process within the Country after two years, following their part in the successful invasion in 2003, leading the amphibious assault on Al Faw peninsula. More >>