We have dangerously downgraded the status of defence in our national priorities. Spending must rise to 3% of GDP if the UK is to face up to modern-day threats, writes the chair of the Defence Select Committee Julian Lewis
The army is on standby to help with the fallout of Britain leaving the European without a deal, the country's top general has declared.
Ex-soldiers will be guaranteed a home, mental health support and education and employment opportunities under a Labour government, Jeremy Corbyn has pledged.
Anti-nuclear campaigners have taken aim at Shadow Defence Secretary Nia Griffith after she declared that Labour’s backing for Trident was “settled policy”.
Britain is calling on its EU allies to approve tough new sanctions on senior figures in Russia’s international spy network.
Nia Griffith has held a firm line on Labour’s defence policy since becoming shadow secretary of state two years ago. But can she maintain the party’s support for Trident going forward? The MP for Llanelli talks MoD budgets, Gavin Williamson, Russia, nuclear deterrents and more with Matt Foster
Support the Poppy Appeal to remember those whose sacrifice helped to build the freedoms we now enjoy, says Kevan Jones MP.
The Head of the Armed Forces has said he is “uncomfortable” at the prospect of personally being investigated as part of the probe into killings during the Troubles.
General Sir Nick Carter’s military career has included service in the most high-profile conflicts the UK has engaged in over the past 40 years. Now Chief of the Defence Staff, the Sandhurst graduate wants to ensure Britain is prepared for new 21st Century threats. He talks to Sebastian Whale
Veterans Aid have responded to Defence Minister Tobias Ellwood who is reported as saying he fears employers could be put off hiring veterans over concerns they are ‘doolally’.
Unhelpful perceptions that former servicemen and women are “doolally” could be putting off employers from hiring veterans, a defence minister has said.
Tobias Ellwood’s upbringing instilled a sense of duty to serve his country. Having gone through the transition of life in the Armed Forces to ‘Civvy Street’ 20 years ago, what more does he think the government can do to support veterans? And 100 years on from the end of the First World War, is Britain ready for the threats she now faces? The Defence Minister speaks to Sebastian Whale
The Ministry of Defence could face a near-£15bn black hole in its budget over the next ten years, a damning report by the Government's own spending watchdog has found.
Foreigners who have never lived in the UK will be free to join the Armed Forces in a bid to tackle a major recruitment crisis, the Government is to announce.
In Westminster Hall tonight, Parliament's Choir will sing jointly with the choir of the German Bundestag to commemorate the Centenary of the Armistice - and remember the loved ones who fought to keep us safe, writes Dame Caroline Spelman
Women will be allowed to join the UK special forces after Gavin Williamson announced all defence roles will be open to both genders for the first time.
Theresa May is under renewed pressure to shelve an investigation into historic allegations against British troops who served in Northern Ireland.
Failure to crack down on vexatious claims against UK Army veterans could jeopardise British alliances around the world, an ex-US military boss has warned.
Gavin Williamson tells a BAE fringe at Conservative party conference that having a "forward-leaning presence is incredibly important"
The SNP would demand Labour ditch its commitment to Trident in return for propping up a minority Jeremy Corbyn-led government, it has emerged.
Opposition to nuclear weapons is fundamental to the Scottish independence movement, Stewart McDonald says. With the country facing a possible general election that could put a lifelong unilateralist in Number Ten, the SNP’s defence spokesperson believes his party has an historic opportunity. He talks to James Millar
Russian spies attempted to hack into an international laboratory investigating the chemical weapons attack in Salisbury, it has been revealed.
Salisbury shows that the downgrading of defence must be reversed. We need a spending target of 3% of GDP, writes Defence Select Committee chair Julian Lewis
Theresa May has issued a rebuke to Donald Trump over the US President's bid to kill off the Iran nuclear deal.