• British military personnel are pictured at Kandahar Airfield having departed Camp Bastion for the final time.

    Troops Leave Bastion

    A day after the end of operations in South West Afghanistan, the final Royal Air Force aircraft took off from Camp Bastion marking the end of the biggest UK airlift in recent history.

    Troops Leave Bastion

  • One of the first United Kingdom F-35B Lightning II aircraft is silhouetted at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, USA in the early morning sun, prior to the day's training sorties.

    First Lightning II

    Defence Secretary Michael Fallon today announced that the MOD has reached agreement in principle on an order for the first production batch of four Lightning II stealth combat aircraft.

    First Lightning II

  • Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall with Sergeant Anna Irwin last year

    2014 Millies

    The 2014 "Millies" celebrate the amazing work carried out by our servicemen and women at home and abroad.

    2014 Millies

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