Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)
British government department
Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom) ▸ Facts ▸ Comments ▸ News ▸ Videos
The Ministry of Defence is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.
You Might Like
Channel crossings: Ministry of Defence deploys surveillance aircraft amid surge in migrant boatsThe Ministry of Defence has deployed a surveillance aircraft to the English Channel amid a surge of migrant boat crossings.
'Ministry of Truth': No 10 appears to crack down on dissenting voices within WhitehallMinistry of Defence officials also feel 'in firing line' if they veer off message
Zoom: Video chat used by Boris Johnson for cabinet meetings and offices across world dropped by Ministry of Defence over security concernsThe Ministry of Defence is reportedly discouraging use of the video chat app Zoom over concerns about its security.
China says reports it fired laser at U.S. plane last month untrueChina said media reports it had fired a laser at a United States surveillance aircraft last month "did not accord with the facts", according to a statement by the Ministry of Defence.
Russia says rebel positions in Syria's Idlib have merged with Turkish army postsRussia's Ministry of Defence said on Wednesday that fortified rebel positions in Syria's Idlib province had merged with Turkish observation posts, and that artillery attacks on nearby civilian areas..
Royal Marine dies after training exercise on beach in CornwallA Royal Marine recruit has died following a training exercise on a Cornwall beach, according to Ministry of Defence.
Russia denies bombing civilian targets in Syria's Idlib - RIARussia's Ministry of Defence on Thursday denied media reports that it had bombed civilian targets in the de-escalation zone in Syria's Idlib province, saying there had been no military flights since a..
British army in renewed recruitment drive aimed at gym bunnies and social media addictsMinistry of Defence planning to build on claimed success of campaign targeting 'snowflakes' and 'phone zombies'
Russia says it showed hypersonic nuclear missile system to U.S. inspectorsRussia's Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday it had shown the country's new Avangard nuclear missile system to U.S. inspectors for the first time, a move Moscow said showed a key arms control treaty..
Russian nuclear submarine aborts ballistic missile testA Russian nuclear submarine aborted the test firing of an intercontinental ballistic missile during a military exercise overseen by President Vladimir Putin last week, the Ministry of Defence said on..
Army accused of sexism over 'housewife kits'Term is 'outdated', Ministry of Defence acknowledges
Russia flies nuclear-capable bombers to region facing AlaskaRussia's Ministry of Defence said on Wednesday it had flown two nuclear-capable Tu-160 bombers to a far eastern Russian region opposite Alaska as part of a training exercise.
Japan says North Korean launch didn't reach its territory or EEZThe Japanese Ministry of Defence said no ballistic missiles had reached Japan's territory or its exclusive economic zone after North Korea fired several unidentified projectiles on Wednesday.
Russia says it flew first long-range air patrol with China in Asia-Pacific regionRussia's Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday it had conducted its first joint long-range air patrol with China in the Asia-Pacific region and that it had not been aimed at another country.
Russia denies its strategic bombers violated South Korean air spaceRussia's Ministry of Defence on Tuesday denied that its strategic bombers had violated South Korean air space and accused South Korean jets of carrying out dangerous maneuvers that threatened its..
Russia denies its planes bombed rebel-held Syrian cityRussia's Ministry of Defence denied on Monday its planes carried out air strikes on the rebel-held Syrian city of Maarat al-Numan that hit a popular market and residential neighborhoods.
Britain plans additional warship presence in GulfBritain will send a third warship to the Persian Gulf, though the move is not related to the current Iran crisis, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Tuesday.
Iran's Ayatollah vows retaliation over UK seizure of oil tanker in GibraltarMinistry of Defence announces deployment of two more ships to the Gulf as part of operation protecting shipping
Soldiers who used photo of Jeremy Corbyn for target practice disciplined but not sacked, MoD saysBehaviour was 'not fitting of high standards we expect', Ministry of Defence admits