The move follows on from the 2010 agreement to enhance defence co-operation including sharing aircraft carriers, joint expeditionary forces and training
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Tuesday 08 December 2009
Friday 04 December 2009
The Ministry of Defence has closed its UFO investigation unit, it was revealed today.
Saturday 14 November 2009
Kirsty Moore said she decided to join the RAF at the age of 13 while watching the Red Arrows loop the loop in the Lincolnshire sky above her home. Luckily she didn't know that the RAF didn't allow women to fly fast jets at that time – the excuse being that the G suits weren't "female friendly". And equally luckily, the kit problem had been sorted out by the time Kirsty was old enough to apply. Now, at the age of 32, Flight Lieutenant Kirsty Moore is the first woman to break 45 years of male monopoly and join the Red Arrows.
Friday 04 September 2009
Sunday 16 August 2009
Two Russian Su-27 fighter jets collided during a training flight ahead of an air show near Moscow today, Russian news agencies reported.
Thursday 23 July 2009
Tuesday 21 July 2009
Monday 20 July 2009
A British fighter jet crashed inside Nato's largest base in southern Afghanistan today in the second major crash there in two days.
Saturday 18 July 2009
A US F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jet crashed in eastern Afghanistan today, killing both crew members on board.
Thursday 02 July 2009
Two RAF crew died today when their Tornado fighter jet crashed near a beauty spot, the Ministry of Defence confirmed.
Wednesday 10 June 2009
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Actually it's a bird that flies faster than a plane, relatively at least.
Monday 08 June 2009
We live in a world of competing beliefs and claims about what is true. It's a world of varied religions and cultures and forms of government. In such a world, it's all too rare for a struggle to emerge that speaks to something universal about humanity.
Friday 20 February 2009
BAE Systems, the defence group, will have to pay an extra £500m into its pensions pot this year because stock market falls have added more than £2.2bn to the schemes' deficit.
Thursday 19 February 2009
Saturday 24 January 2009
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
Katie Hopkins reported to the police for race hatred by Labour MP Simon Danczuk after tweet about Pakistani men
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