News from the UK Government


Defence Secretary to announce new £1bn support model for Royal Navy

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon is set to unveil a new model worth around £1 billion to support a growing Royal Navy fleet and sustain over a thousand British jobs. The Common Support Model (CSM) will provide a framework for...

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Ambitious future for Naval Shipbuilding in the UK

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has unveiled an ambitious new National Shipbuilding Strategy which meets the challenge set by Sir John Parker last November and sets out plans for the first batch of Type 31e frigates. Sir John Parker&rs...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth Enters Portsmouth

Britain's future flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth sailed into her home port of Portsmouth for the first time today. Greeted by thousands of people lining the Portsmouth seafront, the 65,000-tonne carrier was met with the warmest of welcomes as...

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Multi-billion pound defence deal secures thousands of UK jobs

The Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has announced the signing of a contract worth around £3.7 billion to start building the Royal Navy’s Type 26 Frigates. Manufacture of the first three of these new highly capable...

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Research Lead and Technical Advisor for Maritime Security - UK

Are you excited by the idea of a fast paced and influential position within the Department for Transport? Would you thrive in a role where you can influence real world responses to real life security issues? The Department for Transport&nbs...

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