• Grant Shapps orders review into plane shortage before 80th D-day anniversary

    Grant Shapps orders review into plane shortage before 80th D-day anniversary
    Defence secretary says RAF’s fleet stretched owing to conflicts in Ukraine and Middle East, but expects aircrafts will be foundThe UK defence secretary, Grant Shapps, has ordered an urgent review after it emerged there is a shortage of planes for a mass parachute drop to mark the 80th anniversary of D-day.The conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East have left the RAF’s transport fleet stretched and defence officials are scrambling to find more aircrafts for next month’s commemo
  • Union warns of threat to Harland & Wolff jobs if Treasury vetoes £200m support

    Union warns of threat to Harland & Wolff  jobs if Treasury vetoes £200m support
    GMB says historic shipyard’s workers are concerned by reports that chancellor could withhold vital export credit guaranteeA union representing workers at the historic Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast has written to the chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, warning that doubts over financial support for the company are putting jobs in jeopardy.The GMB said that workers were concerned by claims that a £200m export guarantee could be blocked by the Treasury, despite having the backing of the
  • Graffiti-covered door from French revolutionary wars found in Kent

    Graffiti-covered door from French revolutionary wars found in Kent
    Markings include public executions and a sailing ship chiselled into door in 1790s by bored English soldiersA scratched wooden door found by chance at the top of a medieval turret has been revealed to be an “astonishing” graffiti-covered relic from the French revolutionary wars, including an carving that could be a fantasy of Napoleon Bonaparte being hanged.Over 50 individual graffiti carvings were chiselled into the door in the 1790s by bored English soldiers stationed at Dover Cast
  • Grant Shapps, the lighthearted defence secretary with a gag for every warhead | John Crace

    Grant Shapps, the lighthearted defence secretary with a gag for every warhead | John Crace
    The minister did the media rounds, reassuring the public with his infinite levitas that we were safe from our foesCometh the hour, cometh the man. On Monday, Rishi Sunak had laid out his terrifying vision of the future. The collapse of western civilisation. A world of plague and pestilence. Where nuclear war had become a recreational hazard. The British government reduced to infants. Mewling and puking in their mothers’ arms.Enter the Shappster. Man in tights. Rish!’s very own superh
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  • UK armed forces being trained to cover possible Border Force summer strikes

    UK armed forces being trained to cover possible Border Force summer strikes
    Exclusive: Soldiers spotted at Home Office facilities in England as results of PCS union’s national ballot expectedMembers of the armed forces are being trained once again to cover for striking Border Force staff at ports and airports, the Guardian has learned.Dozens of uniformed soldiers have been seen at Home Office facilities in south-east England amid concerns that the UK could be about to enter another summer of travel chaos. Continue reading...
  • British armed forces personnel trained up in case of Border Force strikes over summer

    British armed forces personnel trained up in case of Border Force strikes over summer
    Exclusive: Soldiers spotted at Home Office facilities in England as results of PCS union’s national ballot expectedMembers of the armed forces are being trained once again to cover for striking Border Force staff at ports and airports, the Guardian has learned.Dozens of uniformed soldiers have been seen at Home Office facilities in south-east England amid concerns that the UK could be about to enter another summer of travel chaos. Continue reading...
  • ‘Who do you trust to keep you safe?’: Sunak to fight next election on UK’s security

    ‘Who do you trust to keep you safe?’: Sunak to fight next election on UK’s security
    Prime minister says in speech he will frame Tories as party of the future, while Labour has negative agendaRishi Sunak has vowed to fight the next election on the UK’s security, attacking Labour and Keir Starmer in a fiercely political speech in which he said: “The choice at the next election is: who do you trust to keep you safe?”The prime minister said in his speech he would frame the Conservatives as the party of the future, but also defended the party’s record over th
  • UK given stark warning over ‘very limited’ air defence systems

    UK given stark warning over ‘very limited’ air defence systems
    Exclusive: Key defence contractor says UK’s capabilities are ‘negligible’ as a result of long-term under-investmentBritain’s air defence systems are “very limited, to the point of being negligible”, a key defence contractor has claimed, as the Ministry of Defence warned of the gravest risk of attack from the skies in 30 years.Northrop Grumman UK, a leading provider of defence technology to the RAF and Royal Navy, offered its assessment in response to questioni
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  • UK given stark warning over ‘negligible’ air defence systems

    UK given stark warning over ‘negligible’ air defence systems
    Exclusive: Key defence contractor says UK’s capabilities are ‘very limited’ as a result of long-term under-investmentBritain’s air defence systems are “very limited, to the point of being negligible”, a key defence contractor has claimed, as the Ministry of Defence warned of the gravest risk of attack from the skies in 30 years.Northrop Grumman UK, a leading provider of defence technology to the RAF and Royal Navy, offered its assessment in response to questio
  • UK armed forces chief urges US to ‘stay strong’ and resist isolationism

    UK armed forces chief urges US to ‘stay strong’ and resist isolationism
    ‘Sticking together’ is vital as world becomes more dangerous, says Adm Sir Tony Radakin on Washington visitBritain’s most senior military commander has called on the US to “stay strong, stick together, and see through” conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East as he appealed against future American isolationism on a trip to Washington DC.Adm Sir Tony Radakin said at a conference he believed “the world is undeniably becoming more dangerous” and invoked mem
  • About 270,000 UK forces records exposed to Chinese hackers

    About 270,000 UK forces records exposed to Chinese hackers
    Payroll data at risk includes names, bank details and addresses of current and former force members, government sources suggestAn estimated 270,000 payroll records belonging to nearly all members of Britain’s armed forces have been exposed to Chinese hackers in a breach at a third-party contractor that was discovered a few days ago.The data at risk includes names and bank details for full-time military personnel, part-time reservists, including at least one MP, and veterans who left after
  • 270,000 UK forces records thought to have been exposed to Chinese hackers

    270,000 UK forces records thought to have been exposed to Chinese hackers
    Payroll data at risk includes names, bank details and addresses of current and former force members, government sources suggestAn estimated 270,000 payroll records belonging to nearly all members of Britain’s armed forces have been exposed to Chinese hackers in a breach at a third-party contractor that was discovered a few days ago.The data at risk includes names and bank details and, in a few thousand instances, addresses and national insurance numbers of current and recently departed mem
  • Russia threatens UK military and orders nuclear drills after ‘provocation’

    Russia threatens UK military and orders nuclear drills after ‘provocation’
    Vladimir Putin responds to recent statements from David Cameron and Emmanuel Macron over Ukraine warUkraine war – live updatesRussia has threatened to strike British military facilities and ordered its military to hold battlefield nuclear weapons drills in a move the Kremlin described as a response to comments from the French president, Emmanuel Macron, on western troops fighting in Ukraine and from the British foreign secretary, David Cameron, on using British-supplied weapons against Rus
  • Former female trainee in Royal Marines says sexual assault was dismissed as ‘high jinks’

    Former female trainee in Royal Marines says sexual assault was dismissed as ‘high jinks’
    Marines ‘want to protect the chain of command’, she says. ‘They don’t want to protect women’When Isabel became a trainee for the Royal Marines band, she thought she was fulfilling a childhood dream. But within a few weeks the 18-year-old found herself subject to what she describes as a sexual assault, an incident that was rapidly dismissed by her commanding officers as “high jinks” – and subsequently felt ostracised to the point where she became su
  • Boris Johnson turned away from polling station after forgetting to bring photo ID

    Boris Johnson turned away from polling station after forgetting to bring photo ID
    Former PM made the requirement to bring photo ID a stipulation of the Elections Act in 2022Boris Johnson was turned away from his local polling station when trying to cast his vote in Thursday’s elections after forgetting to bring the required photo identity.The former prime minister was initially told by polling station staff he would not be allowed to vote in the police and crime commissioner election in South Oxfordshire without proving his identity. Continue reading...
  • Hearings into alleged war crimes by SAS in Afghanistan delayed into 2025

    Hearings into alleged war crimes by SAS in Afghanistan delayed into 2025
    Even with extra legal assistance, hearings into suspicious killings of 80 Afghans would be delayed until March 2025Detailed hearings into alleged war crimes committed by SAS soldiers in Afghanistan at a public inquiry are likely to be delayed into 2025, prompting a row between investigators and the Ministry of Defence.A letter, made public on Thursday, from a solicitor to the public inquiry addressed to the MoD complained of unacceptable delays in supplying evidence. The ministry responded by sa
  • The right to acquit based on conscience is rooted in Quaker pacifism | Letter

    The right to acquit based on conscience is rooted in Quaker pacifism | Letter
    Antony Barlow on how his grandfather helped introduce a ‘conscience clause’ against compulsory military service in 1916The report of Trudi Warner’s trial (Judge throws out case against climate activist who held sign on jurors’ rights, 22 April) being thrown out on the basis of jurors having the right to acquit a defendant based on their conscience, relates directly back to the so-called conscience clause introduced by a number of Quakers, including my grandfather, John He
  • Kremlin rejects US claims Russia used ‘chemical weapon’ in Ukraine

    Kremlin rejects US claims Russia used ‘chemical weapon’ in Ukraine
    DefenceTalkThe Kremlin on Thursday rejected allegations by the United States that Russian forces had used a “chemical weapon” in Ukraine and blasted new sanctions targeting Moscow’s key trading partners. The US State Department said Wednesday that Russia used “the chemical weapon chloropicrin” against Ukrainian forces. “As always, such accusations sound completely baseless and unsubstantiated,” Kremlin […]https://www.defencetalk.com/kremlin-reject
  • China’s new aircraft carrier conducts first sea trials: state media

    China’s new aircraft carrier conducts first sea trials: state media
    DefenceTalkChina’s Fujian aircraft carrier took to the water for maiden sea trials on Wednesday, state media said, a key next step in a vast naval build-up by Beijing as it carves out a more assertive role for itself in the Pacific and beyond. The Fujian is China’s third aircraft carrier after the Liaoning and the […]https://www.defencetalk.com/chinas-new-aircraft-carrier-conducts-first-sea-trials-state-media-80244/
  • Manta Ray UUV moves closer to operational readiness after successful tests

    DefenceTalkIn February and March 2024, the Manta Ray uncrewed underwater vehicle (UUV) prototype, developed by Northrop Grumman, underwent comprehensive in-water testing off Southern California’s coast. The tests assessed the UUV’s hydrodynamic performance, including submerged operations employing its various propulsion and steering modes such as buoyancy, propellers, and control surfaces. “Our successful, full-scale Manta Ray testing […]https://www.defencetalk.com/manta
  • Minister ‘sorry’ as veterans find ID cards not valid for English elections

    Minister ‘sorry’ as veterans find ID cards not valid for English elections
    Johnny Mercer says he will ‘do all I can’ to change rules after veteran turned away from polling stationThe veterans minister has apologised to former military personnel who have been prevented from using their veterans ID in order to vote in the local elections in England on Thursday.Downing Street said it would “look into” changing the controversial new rules, which require photo ID in order to vote, to allow veterans’ ID cards on to the list of valid identificati
  • Minister ‘sorry’ as veterans find ID card not valid for English elections

    Minister ‘sorry’ as veterans find ID card not valid for English elections
    Johnny Mercer says he will ‘do all I can’ to change rules after veteran turned away from polling stationThe veterans minister has apologised to former military personnel who have been prevented from using their veterans ID in order to vote in the local elections in England on Thursday.Downing Street said it would “look into” changing the controversial new rules, which require photo ID in order to vote, to allow veterans’ ID cards on to the list of valid identificati
  • In 1945, I shared Labour’s goal of world peace. Now, aged 95, I’m closer to despair | Letter

    In 1945, I shared Labour’s goal of world peace. Now, aged 95, I’m closer to despair | Letter
    Frank Jackson is dispirited to see Britain raising military spending and the main parties banging war drums In 1945, when I made my first contribution to the election of a Labour government, the party manifesto Let Us Face the Future looked forward to a “world of progress and peace”. The UN was founded, in the words of its charter, “to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war”. And the UK, as a member of the UN security council, was tasked with the implementati
  • Military horses injured galloping across London making progress, army says

    Military horses injured galloping across London making progress, army says
    Quaker and Vida, who were among the animals who got loose, were hurt when they collided with vehicles but have now had surgeryThe two military horses who sustained injuries after colliding with vehicles in London are making progress after surgery, the British army has said.Quaker, a Cavalry black, and a grey horse called Vida were seen galloping through the streets of the capital after being frightened by builders moving rubble last Wednesday. The pair bolted while they were on an extended exerc
  • Two army veterans will not be prosecuted over 1971 Troubles deaths

    Two army veterans will not be prosecuted over 1971 Troubles deaths
    Prosecutors say there is not enough evidence to convict the former soldiers for the shooting of a girl, 14, and a man, 41, in DerryTwo British army veterans will not be prosecuted in relation to the deaths of a schoolgirl and unarmed civilian in two separate shooting incidents that took place in Northern Ireland over 50 years ago.Prosecutors said that in both cases – the deaths of Annette McGavigan, 14, and William McGreanery, 41, in Derry in 1971 – the available evidence was insuffi
  • Northern Ireland legacy act will harm Britain’s reputation, rights panel warns

    Northern Ireland legacy act will harm Britain’s reputation, rights panel warns
    Report concludes state sheltered soldiers from prosecution for Troubles-era crimes, as amnesty legislation comes into forceBritain’s reputation will be severely damaged by the Northern Ireland “legacy” act, an international panel of human rights experts has warned while calling for the government to scrap moves to grant conditional amnesties for Troubles-era crimes.The warning is being made as the legislation comes into force on Wednesday, offering soldiers and paramilitaries a
  • Keir Starmer needs to have a frank conversation with voters about the price of security | Andrew Rawnsley

    Keir Starmer needs to have a frank conversation with voters about the price of security | Andrew Rawnsley
    If defence spending has to rise, hard choices will have to be madeI’m not certain who minted the phrase, but it is an excellent one to describe the decade or so that followed the fall of the Berlin Wall and the subsequent implosion of the Soviet Union. The affluent liberal democracies were treated to “a holiday from history”.The west started turning its Cold War swords into ploughshares once its principal ideological and military adversary had departed the scene. The collapse o
  • Lancashire town locked down ‘after grenade donated to heritage centre’

    Lancashire town locked down ‘after grenade donated to heritage centre’
    Emergency services corden off large area of Darwen while army bomb disposal unit removes and destroys grenadeA town centre in Lancashire was placed in lockdown on Saturday, with British army bomb disposal experts forced to remove and destroy a grenade.It is understood that a member of the public had donated items to a heritage centre in Darwen which included the grenade. Continue reading...
  • UK weighing sending troops into Gaza to distribute aid

    UK weighing sending troops into Gaza to distribute aid
    Risk-filled mission to escort aid from US-built floating pier into combat zone under consideration in defence ministryBritain’s defence ministry is considering sending troops into Gaza to escort trucks of aid being driven off a giant floating pier built by the US military, a UK defence source has said.The pier is due to be completed next month in the eastern Mediterranean, and then it will be pushed towards the Gaza shore. But the US president, Joe Biden, has pledged that American forces m
  • Did five frightened horses bolting through London really mean the end was neigh? | Michael Hogan

    Did five frightened horses bolting through London really mean the end was neigh? | Michael Hogan
    It says a lot about our turbulent times that we’ve started seeking omens in random eventsWoah there, cried the nation. Easy, boy. This week’s most arresting visuals came on Wednesday morning when runaway horses brought central London to a standstill. Five working animals from the Household Cavalry, based at Hyde Park barracks, were on exercise when they were spooked by noises from a building site and dramatically broke loose.The equine escapees caused chaos bolting through the capita
  • British army unsure if injured runaway horses will return to duties

    British army unsure if injured runaway horses will return to duties
    Vida and Quaker from the Household Cavalry are recovering from surgery after four horses broke loose in LondonThe army has said it is too early to know for sure if two military horses that suffered serious injuries after running loose through London will return to duties.Seven horses and six soldiers from the Household Cavalry were on an extended exercise in Belgravia on Wednesday when the horses were spooked by builders moving rubble. Continue reading...
  • Fresh inquest recommended into 1971 McGurk’s bar bombing in Belfast

    Fresh inquest recommended into 1971 McGurk’s bar bombing in Belfast
    Attorney general decides atrocity that killed 15 people merits further scrutiny amid new evidenceNorthern Ireland’s attorney general has recommended a new inquest into a bombing by loyalist paramilitaries that killed 15 people, including two children, in Belfast in 1971.Brenda King decided the massacre at the Catholic-owned McGurk’s bar, in north Belfast, merited fresh scrutiny amid new evidence about the location of army observation posts near the atrocity. Continue reading...
  • Jeremy Corbyn’s call for ‘peace’ plays into the hands of anti-western dictators | Letter

    Jeremy Corbyn’s call for ‘peace’ plays into the hands of anti-western dictators | Letter
    To support arms for Ukraine and defending Red Sea shipping is part of Labour’s anti-fascist tradition, writes Paul MasonTwo years ago in Madrid, I watched Jeremy Corbyn launch a pan-European campaign to end arms supplies to Ukraine. As he did so, a friend in the Ukrainian army sent me a photo of the machine gun that he’d been issued with: it was made in 1944. If the west had not poured billions of pounds worth of arms and ammunition into Ukraine, its people would have been massacred
  • Croatia gets French fighter jets in major arms purchase

    Croatia gets French fighter jets in major arms purchase
    DefenceTalkCroatia took delivery Thursday of six Rafale fighter jets it has bought from France in the country’s biggest arms purchase since its 1991 war of independence. The used warplanes — the first part of a 12-jet deal — touched down in the capital Zagreb, heralding a major overall of Croatia’s air force, which is replacing […]https://www.defencetalk.com/croatia-gets-french-fighter-jets-in-major-arms-purchase-80236/
  • China warns US military support for Taiwan increases ‘risk of conflict’

    China warns US military support for Taiwan increases ‘risk of conflict’
    DefenceTalkChina warned on Wednesday that US military support for Taiwan only increased the “risk of conflict” along the strait, after the US Congress allocated $8 billion in military support for the island. “I’d like to emphasize that the United States and Taiwan strengthening military ties will not bring about security for Taiwan,” foreign ministry spokesman […]https://www.defencetalk.com/china-warns-us-military-support-for-taiwan-increases-risk-of-conflict
  • UK’s first ever memorial to LGBT armed forces personnel to be built

    UK’s first ever memorial to LGBT armed forces personnel to be built
    Fighting with Pride charity will lead work for memorial at National Memorial Arboretum in StaffordshireThe UK’s first memorial commemorating the “lost legion” of LGBT people who have served in the armed forces is to be built at the National Memorial Arboretum.The memorial will be built after a charity spearheading efforts to get justice for veterans affected by the pre-2000 ban on LGBT people serving in the UK armed forces was awarded a £350,000 grant. Continue reading...
  • Runaway horses in ‘serious condition’ after bolting through central London

    Runaway horses in ‘serious condition’ after bolting through central London
    Animals ran through rush-hour streets, colliding with vehicles and leaving four people in hospitalTwo of the military horses that broke loose during a morning exercise and bolted through central London on Wednesday are in “serious condition”, a minister has said.The runaway horses, including one white horse drenched in blood, ran through the rush-hour streets of the capital, colliding with vehicles and resulting in four people being taken to hospital. Continue reading...
  • Sarah Akinterinwa on Rishi Sunak’s pledge to increase defence spending – cartoon

    Sarah Akinterinwa on Rishi Sunak’s pledge to increase defence spending – cartoon
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  • Four taken to hospital after military horses break loose in central London

    Four taken to hospital after military horses break loose in central London
    Witnesses describe ‘total mayhem’ as horses run through centre of UK capital during rush hourFour people have been taken to hospital after several military horses broke loose during a morning exercise and bolted through central London, colliding with vehicles.Astonished witnesses described “total mayhem” as the runaway horses, including one white horse drenched in blood, ran through the rush-hour streets. Continue reading...
  • Military horses running loose in central London caught by police

    Military horses running loose in central London caught by police
    Pictures and videos of riderless horses in centre of English capital shared on social mediaMilitary horses have bolted through central London after a number of the animals got loose.Army personnel and horses have been hurt and vehicles damaged when chaos broke out on Wednesday morning. Reports indicated that up to five people have been injured. Continue reading...
  • All Nato nations should match UK’s defence spending target, says Shapps

    All Nato nations should match UK’s defence spending target, says Shapps
    Defence secretary says PM will make case for spending boost at Nato’s 75th anniversary summit later this yearUK politics – latest updatesAll Nato countries should boost their defence spending to 2.5% of their GDP to meet the demands of a “more dangerous world”, the UK’s defence secretary has said.Grant Shapps said the prime minister would make the case at Nato’s 75th anniversary summit in Washington DC this summer, after accepting that while the UK was the big
  • Rishi Sunak says increased military budget puts UK spending on 'war footing' – video

    Rishi Sunak says increased military budget puts UK spending on 'war footing' – video
    Rishi Sunak has announced that UK defence spending would be boosted to 2.5% of GDP by 2030. 'Over the next six years, we’ll invest an additional £75bn in our defence. And it will be fully funded with no increase in borrowing or debt,' he said on a visit to Poland, adding that UK spending would be put on a 'war footing'UK to boost defence spending to 2.5% of GDP, Sunak saysUK politics – latest updates Continue reading...
  • UK to boost defence spending to 2.5% of GDP, Sunak says

    UK to boost defence spending to 2.5% of GDP, Sunak says
    PM announces plan to increase spending to £87bn a year by 2030 on visit to PolandUK politics – latest updatesBritain will boost its defence spending to 2.5% of national output by the end of the decade, Rishi Sunak has announced on a visit to Poland, as he warned the UK had to be equipped to meet the challenges of an increasingly dangerous world.The prime minister’s plan, under which the UK would steadily increase defence spending to £87bn a year by 2030, comes after month
  • Rishi Sunak promises UK’s largest ever military support package for Ukraine

    Rishi Sunak promises UK’s largest ever military support package for Ukraine
    PM pledges equipment including 400 vehicles, 1,600 weapons and 4m rounds of ammunition, plus £500m in fundingUkraine war – live updatesRishi Sunak has promised the UK’s largest ever military support package for Ukraine as he warned that Vladimir Putin would “not stop at the Polish border” if Russia won the war.The prime minister will visit Poland on Tuesday to discuss European security and the threat from Russia with the Polish leader, Donald Tusk, and the Nato secr
  • Global defence budget jumps to record high of $2440bn

    Global defence budget jumps to record high of $2440bn
    For the first time, government military spending increased in all five geographical regions, Sipri thinktank findsGlobal military expenditure has reached a record high of $2440bn (£1970bn) after the largest annual rise in government spending on arms in over a decade, according to a report.The 6.8% increase between 2022 and 2023 was the steepest since 2009, pushing spending to the highest recorded by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) in its 60-year history. Contin
  • Bloody Sunday: families decry move not to prosecute 15 ex-soldiers for perjury

    Bloody Sunday: families decry move not to prosecute 15 ex-soldiers for perjury
    Decision extinguishes one of few remaining hopes of legal action over killing of 13 civil rights demonstrators in Derry in 1972Relatives of Bloody Sunday victims have condemned a decision not to prosecute 15 former soldiers for perjury, calling it an affront to the rule of law.Northern Ireland’s Public Prosecution Service (PPS) on Friday announced the 15 army veterans plus a former alleged member of the Official IRA would not face prosecution for allegedly giving false evidence to the Bloo
  • Bloody Sunday families decry decision not to prosecute 15 veterans for perjury

    Bloody Sunday families decry decision not to prosecute 15 veterans for perjury
    Move extinguishes one of the last hopes of legal action over killing of 13 civil rights demonstrators in Derry in 1972Relatives of Bloody Sunday victims have condemned a decision not to prosecute 15 former soldiers for perjury, calling it an affront to the rule of law.Northern Ireland’s Public Prosecution Service (PPS) on Friday announced the 15 army veterans plus a former alleged member of the Official IRA would not face prosecution for allegedly giving false evidence to the Bloody Sunday
  • UK aims to boost economic defences against security risks

    UK aims to boost economic defences against security risks
    DefenceTalkBritain must strengthen its defences against economic security risks amplified by globalization, especially those emanating from China, Iran and Russia, Deputy Prime Minister Oliver Dowden warned Thursday. Businesses and universities are “vulnerable” because of the opening up of the global economy, Dowden said in a speech to the Chatham House international affairs think-tank in London. […]https://www.defencetalk.com/uk-aims-to-boost-economic-defences-against-securit
  • Russian ‘cyber sabotage’ a global threat: security firm

    Russian ‘cyber sabotage’ a global threat: security firm
    DefenceTalkA cyber group with links to Russian military intelligence is set to become a significant global threat after playing an increasing critical role in the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, a leading cybersecurity firm warned Wednesday. Google-owned Mandiant said in a report that it is seeing nefarious operations by the group referred to as “Sandworm” in […]https://www.defencetalk.com/russian-cyber-sabotage-a-global-threat-security-firm-80222/
  • NASA chief warns of Chinese military presence in space

    DefenceTalkChina is bolstering its space capabilities and is using its civilian program to mask its military objectives, the head of the US space agency NASA said Wednesday, warning that Washington must remain vigilant. “China has made extraordinary strides especially in the last 10 years, but they are very, very secretive,” NASA administrator Bill Nelson told […]https://www.defencetalk.com/nasa-chief-warns-of-chinese-military-presence-in-space-80218/

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