Ministry of Defence

News story: Defence Secretary reaffirms commitment to fight against terror in Nigeria

The UK stands side by side with our Nigerian partners in the fight against violent extremism, the Defence Secretary reaffirmed in a visit to Nigeria.

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News story: Ministry of Defence Police Officer and Police Dog compete in International Canine Biathlon

Constable Martin Johnson and Police Dog Peppa joined competitors from the UK, US, Belgium and Latvia.

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News story: Armed Forces Minister reaffirms importance of Gibraltar to UK defence

Armed Forces Minister Mark Lancaster reaffirmed the strategic importance of Gibraltar for UK defence at the signing ceremony for the Armed Forces (Gibraltar) Act onboard HMS Diamond.

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News story: MOD awards £160m contract to prepare RAF Lakenheath for US F-35s

The MOD has awarded a contract worth £160m to Kier VolkerFitzpatrick to deliver infrastructure to ready RAF Lakenheath for two squadrons of US F-35s.

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News story: UK to double F-35 fleet with 17-jet order, Defence Secretary announces

The multi-million-pound contract signed will see the UK own 35 stealth jets by end of 2022 with Britain manufacturing 15% of the overall global order for 255 aircraft.

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