Tag: Philip Hammond

  • Foreign Secretary to push for release

    Former AdvantFort security officer still unable to leave India. Ashington pirate-hunter’s bid to come home backed by Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond The MP said he would push Indian authorities for […]

  • UK builds new M.E. base

    New base for anti-piracy and maritime counter-terror ops.  UK to establish £15m permanent Mid East military base Britain is to establish its first permanent military base in the Middle East […]

  • Hammond: Focus on Multi-role Capability

    Multi-role replacement systems for Nimrod under discussion. Hammond: Focus on Multi-role Capability Not Maritime Patrol By ANDREW CHUTER LONDON — Stop thinking about a maritime patrol aircraft and start thinking about […]

  • Aircraft Carriers ‘Vulnerable’

    MPs claim new British aircraft carriers suffer from significant technical problems, including the risk of being open to attack, and spiralling costs MPs criticise Ministry of Defence over ‘vulnerable’ aircraft […]

  • £350m for Trident

    The UK government has promised a further £350m for design work on a possible replacement for Britain’s Trident nuclear-armed submarines. MoD promises £350m for Trident replacement design work The UK […]