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WW3 warning for Britain after US official gives stark reality check

WW3 warning for Britain after US official gives stark reality check

Britain has been warned that the US might not be able to compensate for deficiencies in the event of World War 3 breaking out. In a stark warning during his recent UK tour, General Randy George, head of the US Army, stressed the imperative for Britain to fortify its armed forces independently. General George articulated...

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British paratroopers practise high readiness with allies in Estonia

British paratroopers practise high readiness with allies in Estonia

One of the hallmarks of a gold-standard drop, achieved on Saturday, is the ability to drop groups of soldiers, referred to as “sticks”, from both port and starboard doors simultaneously. However, unlike this drill, part of Nato’s massive Swift Response exercise, the transport aircraft would be likely to approach a real battle wingtip to wingtip,...

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Letting women join front-line Army fighting units a ‘failed exercise in political correctness’

Letting women join front-line Army fighting units a ‘failed exercise in political correctness’

The decision to allow women to join front-line Army fighting units has been described as a “failed exercise in political correctness” after government figures revealed that only 10 female recruits started infantry and Royal Armoured Corps basic training last year. Just 15 female recruits completed basic training for either infantry or tank units between January...