First UK satellite launch in summer 2022

As part of a three-year mission two satellites will operate close to Earth experimenting and test imaging and interoperability.




Speech by Defence Secretary on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace MP gave a speech at the National Army Museum, London, on Russia’s illegal and unprovoked invasion of Ukraine.




More than £2 billion to boost UK submarine programme

Defence contracts of over £2 billion have been awarded to begin the third major phase of the Dreadnought submarine nuclear deterrent programme




Announcement of new Director appointed to the Secretary of State’s Office for Net Assessment and Challenge (SONAC)

The Defence Secretary has appointed Dr Rob Johnson to lead the new ‘Secretary of State's Office for Net Assessment and Challenge.’




MOD awards £155m contract to provide crucial services to UK Armed Forces in Gibraltar

The first of a new suite of contracts to provide key services for the UK Armed Forces on overseas Ministry of Defence (MOD) bases has been awarded.