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About the MOD

Information about the MOD, Defence in the UK and defence policies.

The Defence Mission

The role of the Ministry of Defence.


Biographies and responsibilities of the MOD's four Ministers.

Chiefs of Staff

Biographies of the chiefs of the United Kingdom's Armed Forces.

Senior Officials

Biographies of the MOD's top-level civil service team.

Defence Policies

Information on major defence policy issues.

Ethnic Minorities and the British Armed Forces: "We Were There"

A commemoration of the contribution made by our ethnic minorities.


Features about the MOD


A short history of the MOD.

Modernising Defence and the Strategic Defence Review

Building modern forces for a modern world.


MOD and Service organisations on the Internet.


How to obtain free printed information on the MOD and Armed Forces


Speeches and statements made by MOD Ministers and officials.

What do you know about...?

Factsheets on the MOD and Armed Forces. Also available in Welsh.

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