May asked her defence minister to justify UK’s status as a “tier one” military power, sending shockwaves through the defence establishment just weeks before a major NATO.
A broad European military strategy involving Britain after Brexit has started to take shape with France at its center, in one top-level EU meet, without defense minister.
British PM Theresa May needed to act with speed when she ordered a missile attack on Syria and she will update parliament on Monday, Defence Secretary told BBC radio.
British Defence Secretary said that the world was united behind Britain’s stance over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and that patience was wearing thin with Putin.
British Defence Secretary said that the world was united behind Britain’s stance over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and it sent a strong message to Putin.
Britain agreed on Friday to finalise talks with Saudi Arabia on the purchase of 48 Typhoon aircraft, the fighter jet’s maker BAE Systems (BAES.L) said.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to London will turn to defence and security on Friday as he meets British defence minister Gavin Williamson.
A British warship will sail through the South China Sea next month to assert freedom-of-navigation rights, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said in remarks published.
Russia was looking to damage the British economy by attacking its infrastructure, a move he said could cause “thousands and thousands and thousands of deaths”.
British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed Gavin Williamson as her new defence minister after his predecessor resigned in a sexual harassment scandal.