The treaty, to be signed in Perth today, Friday 18 January, with the Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith, will see the 2 countries working together in areas such as cyber security, defence reform, personnel exchange, equipment, and science and technology.
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has outlined the vision for delivering value for money and innovation in Defence at the Reform Defence Conference in London.
The Defence Secretary has today announced an additional £350m worth of funding for the next stage of design work for Successor, the future generation of UK nuclear-armed submarines.
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Defence Secretary announces further £350m for Successor submarines
The Defence Secretary and his French counterpart today witnessed first hand a major naval exercise in the Mediterranean aimed at further developing the joint capability of the UK and French forces.
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond today addressed the House of Commons in response to reports that NATO’s policy regarding ISAF and Afghan troops working together has changed.
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Hammond: ‘No change of policy in Afghanistan’