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Ministry Of Defence Spends £10.8billion On Military Jets – But Lends Planes Out To Thomas Cook And Jet 2 For Med Holidays

THE Ministry of Defence is lending jets from a £10.5 billion fleet to fly holidaymakers to the Med, according to reports. Taxpayer funded planes are being used to take...

Defence Boss Gavin Williamson Tells Cabinet To Cut Taxes Rather Than Raise Them To Pay For The Nhs

DEFENCE chief Gavin Williamson told Cabinet the Tories must bin plans to hike taxes in the Budget – and cut them instead. He said his party should follow the example...

Europe Must Spend More Wisely By Consolidating Weapons Systems Merkel Says

BERLIN – Europe must work over coming years and decades to harmonize the many different weapons systems its armed forces deploy, both to use military budgets more...

Uk Faces Computer Threats Like In Sci-fi Movies As There Are More Delays In Defence Spending

HARD choices on defence spending have been delayed again – despite Britain now facing threats only imagined in “science fiction”, it was yesterday claimed. A...

Boeing Sees Foreign Orders Making 40 Percent Of Defense Sales In A Decade

FARNBOROUGH – U.S. aerospace giant Boeing Co (BA.N) could generate more than 40 percent of its defence sales from international customers in a decade, the head of...

Iran To Manufacture Upgrade Up To 800 Tanks Deputy Minister

– Iran intends to manufacture or upgrade up to 800 tanks, the Tasnim news agency quoted Deputy Defense Minister Reza Mozaffarinia as saying on Wednesday. He did...

Theresa May In Fresh Commons Battle As Defence Minister Quits As Crucial Brexit Bill Squeaks Through

THERESA May faced a fresh Commons battle last night as a defence minister quit in an explosive showdown over the Brexit customs union. The PM managed to eventually win...

Uk Junior Defense Minister Resigns Votes Against Government Bbc

LONDON – British junior defense minister Guto Bebb resigned after voting against a government-backed amendment on the customs bill, part of plans for...

Turkish Attack Helicopter Deal With Pakistan Worth Around 15 Billion Sources

ANKARA – Turkey’s deal with Pakistan to sell 30 Turkish T129 attack helicopters is worth around $1.5 billion, sources with knowledge of the matter told...

Turkey Signs Deal With Pakistan On Sale Of 30 Attack Helicopters

ANKARA – Turkey and Pakistan have signed an agreement on the sale of 30 Turkish T129 attack helicopters in what will be the biggest export deal of the Turkish...