The success of a recent operation in Helmand led by British-trained Afghan National Army (ANA) warriors has led the Commander of Task Force Helmand to say that the insurgents are under pressure with local confidence now to reject intimidation and put trust in the state.
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Afghan-led operation puts insurgents under pressure
More than 100,000 new state-of-the-art lightweight SA80 rifle magazines have arrived in Afghanistan to be used by troops fighting on the front line.
Troops in Afghanistan get new lightweight rifle magazines
Two members of the Royal Anglian Regiment are currently seconded to Bermuda where they are helping to train members of The Bermuda Regiment.
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Royal Anglian soldiers boost Bermuda Regiment
Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox and Foreign Secretary William Hague are currently visiting Australia accompanied by Sir Peter Ricketts, the National Security Adviser, and General Sir David Richards, Chief of the Defence Staff.
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Defence Secretary visits Australia
Sailors and Royal Marines from 847 Naval Air Squadron (NAS) are preparing to return to the front line in Afghanistan.
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Navy helicopter crews prepare for Helmand