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British special forces soldier killed six Taliban in pitch-black

Incredible reports have emerged of a young 29 year old British SAS hero, who has killed six Taliban in a cave with little to no vision available and only had his senses to keep him alive.  The fight had taken place in an underground cave complex in Afghanistan, during a secret mission in January of this year. The Daily Star...

EU gets aggressive and blocks UK Galileo access

The European Union has officially backed proposals to block the United Kingdom from accessing the Galileo satellite system, in a move which will make tensions between the UK and the EU very frosty. It is the most recent aggressive action the EU has taken, the UK will have to decide whether it retaliates or allows the EU to exert...

European Union accused of ‘bullying’ UK over British military personnel secondments

The European Union is refusing to assist British military personnel post-Brexit.  The EU has told current staff from the United Kingdom that their current roles in assisting the EU will be terminated following the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union.  This comes as the EU has also threatened to shut the UK out their satellite programme after the...

How a lone-team of SAS heroes defeated a massive Taliban attack

The British Special Air Service (SAS) is a special unit of the British Army, founded in 1941. The SAS undertake many roles that cover covert reconnaissance, counter-terrorism, direct action and hostage rescue. The SAS's most famous rescue was the Iranian Embassy siege in 1980, where six armed men raided the Iranian embassy in South Kensington, London.  The SAS raid lasted...

SAS sniper kills ISIS fighter with ‘one in a million headshot’

A British Sniper has killed a very senior ISIS fighter with a shot so rare, that it is said to be within a ‘one in a million’ chance of hitting the target one mile away, it has been claimed. The SAS marksman is said to have taken the shot from one mile away and secured a clean ‘head shot’ close...

UK to consider sending more troops to Afghanistan

The government is to consider sending in more troops to Afghanistan, the largest deployment of additional troops in nearly a decade. Defence Secretary, Gavin Williams, has written to the Prime Minister recommending that the UK add additional troops to supplement the 600 already based in the country. The United Kingdom already has the job of helping train the Afghan security forces...

F-35 fighter jets to arrive at RAF Marham in June

The United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force will receive some of its new F-35 Lightning II stealth multirole fighter aircraft.  The F35 is a fifth generation combat multirole fighter and takes a large proportion of its stealth design and capabilities from the F-22 raptor, also a fifth-generation aircraft. The F35 costs around £100 million dollars per unit, and will give the...

UK to build new Astute-class hunter-killer nuclear submarine amid Russian threats

The United Kingdom’s Defence Secretary, Gavin Williamson, has announced that £2.5bn will be invested into the UK’s submarine based nuclear deterrent programme. The United Kingdom became the third country in the world to develop nuclear weapons independently in 1952.  Currently, the UK is one of only five nuclear weapon sovereign states.  The UK is part of the Treaty on the...

What is happening to our Northern Ireland veterans is a disgrace

The British Armed Forces currently face many challenges, most of which are self-made by our own Government after decades of defence cuts and because of a failure to stand up for our servicemen and women and look after the interests of our veterans. Nothing symbolises the clear disconnect between the politicians/Government and those who defend our country more than the...

Ministry of Defence faces £21bn shortfall, public affairs committee says

A report by the Public Accounts Committee says that the Ministry of Defence (MoD)  will have an ‘affordability gap’ of as much as £21.8 billion over the next decade, and may struggle to afford new equipment unless the government reviews current budget constraints placed on the MoD. The lower-end estimate of the gap is £4.9 billion. The Public Accounts Committee...