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Exercise Joint Warrior news

Exercise Joint Warrior news

Involving more than 40 warships, 40 fixed-wing aircraft and 30 helicopters from the UK, the Netherlands, Canada, France, Denmark, Belgium, Norway, Poland, Sweden and Germany, over 12,000 personnel took part in Exercise Joint Warrior....

UK PolicyPreventing conflict in fragile states

UK PolicyPreventing conflict in fragile states

The UK is committed to stabilising ‘fragile states’ – poor countries with weak legal and police systems where violence is common – by using our power and influence. Conflict prevention is a central feature...

UK.gov: Amazon Web Services join G-Cloud 3.0

UK.gov: Amazon Web Services join G-Cloud 3.0

Amazon Web Services will be on the official list of approved services for used by civil servants through the G-Cloud catalogue – this time for sure. That’s the message from G-Cloud programme director Denise...

G-Cloud 2 Goes Live With 458 Suppliers

G-Cloud 2 Goes Live With 458 Suppliers

The second iteration of the government’s G-Cloud went live today, with 458 suppliers, many of them small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). see also: The G-Cloud programme The G-Cloud which promotes a common platform for procuring...

MI5 Fighting ‘Astonishing’ Level Of Cyber-Attacks

In his first public speech for nearly two years, Security Service Director General Jonathan Evans said MI5 is battling “astonishing” levels of cyber-attacks on UK industry. He warned internet “vulnerabilities” were being exploited by criminals as well as...

UK MoD Announces Changes in JSF

UK MoD Announces Changes in JSF

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has announced that plans to deliver Carrier Strike capability will now be executed using a different type of Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) jet than was planned. The MOD will move...

MBDA hit its target in first 10 years

MBDA hit its target in first 10 years

For European guided weapons manufacturer MBDA, 2011 was a special year. The December celebration marking its first decade of operations came after several of its products had been used to great effect during the...