British Army officer becomes first woman to pass gruelling Parachute course Several woman have attempted the course, but Captain Rosie Wild was the first woman to pass it. Nearly 750 armored vehicles purchased by the British Ministry of Defence to combat the threat of roadside bombs in Afghanistan are being axed from the Army’s force structure. At present, the British Army has 74,000 troops, 8,000 below its target of 82,000. The number is likely to plummet to the low 60,000s if recruitment is … The DIC is to be located in Dorset, UK, close to the British Army’s Armoured Trials and Development Unit. Latest news and updates on military and defence in the UK, along with troops and campaigns overseas. Investigating alleged crimes committed by our soldiers is no witch-hun. The military-grade formula, called Virusend, has … The British … It is intended to improve the links between the Army… The delivery is the result of a $2.3 billion deal that was first announced by the United Kingdom’s (UK) Ministry of Defense in July 2016, and includes a total of 50 Apache attack helicopters which will be replacing their Apache AH Mark 1 fleet retiring in 2024. ... International News. British firm delivers first Robotic Combat Vehicle to US Army. MQ-25 tanker completes flight with Aerial Refueling Store. The latest breaking news, ... Senior British Army officer criticised over recruit 'beasting' death. A NEW disinfectant spray developed by the British Army can kill coronavirus in 60 seconds – and costs just £7.99. Voices. The British Army received its first two Boeing Apache AH-64E helicopters from the U.S. government on Nov. 26. December 18, 2020. The latest news and information from the U.S. Army covering the Americas, Middle East, Europe, Asia and Pacific and more. The British Army's Information Warfare Unit will be deployed to tackle anti-vaccine propaganda ahead of the coronavirus vaccine rollout, it has been revealed.. December 12, 2020. Read the full story › Steel cut on new Australian frigates. Dec. 14 (UPI) --A plan to use sustainable sources for up to 50 percent of military aviation fuel was announced by British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace this week. British Army creates COVID-killing spray that civilians now can buy, but only in U.K. Just The News 04:34 19-Dec-20 Photos: Western Sahara’s Polisario Front Continues to Fight Morocco After Trump Recognition Deal Sputnik 00:00 19-Dec-20