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Prime Minister David Cameron and Defence Minister Mark Francois with Service personnel Armed Forces discount card launched in time for Christmas

A brand new discount card, exclusively for members of the Armed Forces, their families and veterans, will be rolled out next week in time for money off Christmas gifts and everyday... 6 Dec 12

Combined Task Force 150 conducts a replenishment at sea Royal Navy directs anti-terror sweep

Two dozen Royal Navy personnel have overseen a concerted effort to tackle terrorism and piracy in... 6 Dec 12

Andrew Robathan is shown a Typhoon aircraft Armed Forces Minister inspects growth of Typhoon Force in Scotland

Armed Forces Minister Andrew Robathan has paid a visit to RAF Leuchars to witness first-hand the... 6 Dec 12

Royal Engineers in front of Cumbria bridge Royal Engineers squadron receives Firmin Sword of Peace

Soldiers of 64 Works Group Royal Engineers (64 Wks Gp RE) have received the Firmin Sword of Peace at... 5 Dec 12

Soldiers of 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh parade through Swansea Welsh regiments welcomed home to London and Swansea

A fantastic 'welcome home' from Afghanistan was given to members of two Welsh regiments yesterday as... 5 Dec 12

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Royal Naval survey ship discovers sunken dhows
Royal Naval survey ship discovers sunken dhows
Royal Naval survey ship HMS Enterprise has discovered the previously uncharted wrecks of two dhows in Dubai.
Hospital leaders get taste of military medicine
Hospital leaders get taste of military medicine
Airborne medics have shown senior NHS staff the unique capabilities they provide to the Army.

Service News

Royal Navy:

HMS Bulwark and tug HMS Bulwark arrives home after major Mediterranean exercise

The amphibious warship HMS Bulwark returned to her home base of Plymouth last week after two months... 3 Dec 12

British Army:

Soldiers parade through Warminster Family, friends and public welcome soldiers home from Afghanistan

Soldiers from 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards and the 1st Royal... 3 Dec 12

Royal Air Force:

A Royal Air Force technician attaches a Paveway IV laser-guided bomb to the underside of a Tornado GR4 £25m MOD weapons contract sustains 450 UK jobs

Hundreds of manufacturing jobs in the British defence industry have been secured by a £25m contract... 3 Dec 12

Defence Focus magazine issue 265 - November 2012

Operations in Afghanistan

Afghanistan medals parade for King's Royal Hussars

Soldiers from the King's Royal Hussars have received their Afghanistan...5 Dec 12

Navy head visits Royal Marines in Afghanistan

The most senior officer in the Royal Navy, the First Sea Lord, has paid a flying...4 Dec 12

Family, friends and public welcome soldiers home from Afghanistan

Soldiers from 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, the 1st Battalion Welsh...3 Dec 12

Military urge generous public not to swamp postal system at Christmas

As the Christmas post deadline of 3 December approaches for Armed Forces...29 Nov 12

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IN DEPTH: Defence Focus

Army soldiers support Defence Exports

A group of 30 Army personnel are part way through a secondment with the UK Trade...15 Nov 12

'Call me Padre' - meet the Army's head chaplain

Chaplain-General the Reverend Jonathan Woodhouse talks to Lorraine McBride about...15 Nov 12

From stabilisation to transition in Afghanistan

Transition means a new role for stabilisation writes Ian Carr from Nad 'Ali...13 Nov 12

Closing patrol bases in a cost-effective way

Sorting out the stuff that is returned from patrol bases in Afghanistan is a...9 Nov 12

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