Ministry of Defence

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Troops may be called into Northern Ireland if firefighters strike
Exclusive: Fire service chief says he will ask MoD for help if unions do not cover ‘high-risk calls’

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

26, Jan, 2023 @5:46 PM

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Harland & Wolff hit by at least £34m order cuts and supply chain delays
Belfast shipbuilders famous for the Titanic suffer loss of revenues as it prepares for MoD contract

Jasper Jolly

30, Dec, 2022 @4:55 PM

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Final funeral in Wiltshire ‘ghost village’ likely to be that of former inhabitant
Wish granted for mechanic Ray Nash to be buried in childhood home of Imber, on Salisbury Plain

Steven Morris

21, Dec, 2022 @4:34 PM

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Inquiry launched into claims SAS soldiers killed Afghan civilians
MoD concedes to longstanding demands for statutory inquiry into allegations dating back to 2010

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

15, Dec, 2022 @1:33 PM

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Cobra meeting to discuss plans for military staff to cover striking workers
Labour and former army head warn repeated use of armed forces may lead to burnout and soldiers quitting

Peter Walker and Dan Sabbagh

11, Dec, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Uniformed soldiers to cover for striking UK Border Force staff
Servicemen and women to wear combat attire when standing in for union members taking industrial action

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

29, Nov, 2022 @4:26 PM

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Russia firing ageing cruise missiles because stocks are depleted, MoD suggests
Intelligence update said missiles from 1980s stripped of nuclear warheads ‘unlikely to achieve reliable effects’

Guardian staff and agency

26, Nov, 2022 @10:39 AM

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‘When you hear the four-minute warning’ … Whatever happened to Britain’s nuclear bunkers?
The UK was once dotted with structures designed to survive nuclear conflict, from sprawling government complexes to tiny underground observation posts. How many are still in use – and what are your chances of getting a place if you need one?

Amelia Tait

24, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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UK sending helicopters to Ukraine for first time, says Ben Wallace
Defence secretary says extra 10,000 artillery rounds also being sent to help secure retaken territory

Kevin Rawlinson

23, Nov, 2022 @9:52 AM

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Army families suing MoD for poor housing told to drop claims or have pay docked
Exclusive: government lawyers sent claimants ‘bullying’ letters saying they will have to pay MoD’s legal costs

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

14, Nov, 2022 @4:46 PM

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Army to begin training to cover striking Border Force staff
Exclusive: request to train more than 500 personnel raises tensions between Home Office and MoD

Rajeev Syal and Dan Sabbagh

12, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Senior MoD figures thought Gavin Williamson caused national security leak
Exclusive: former government insider said it was believed serious breach ‘could have only come from Gavin’

Aubrey Allegretti, Dan Sabbagh and Pippa Crerar

10, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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