Month: June 2011

Reduction in UK nuclear warheads begins

By Sharon Black

The programme for implementing the reductions in the number of UK nuclear warheads, as announced in the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR), has commenced, Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox announced today.

Working together – RAF reservists and regulars

By Sharon Black

As part of ‘Uniform to work day’, where reservists proudly don their Armed Forces rigs in their workplaces, RAF Brize Norton highlighted this week how regulars and reservists routinely work together on a range of duties. Report by Ian Carr.

Good progress seen in Libya operations

By Sharon Black

In an update on NATO operations in Libya today, the UK’s Chief of the Defence Staff’s spokesman, Major General Nick Pope, and senior Foreign Office official Ed Herbert said ‘good progress’ is being made, and that the action has saved ‘countless lives’.