Kym Marsh says lockdown has allowed her to spend more quality time with her army officer boyfriend

Kym Marsh has revealed that lockdown has been a blessing to her as she’s been able to spend more quality time with her army officer boyfriend. The former Coronation Street star, 44, explained how Parachute Regiment major Scott Ratcliff, 32, had been serving in Afghanistan when he was sent back home amid Covid-19 restrictions. And … Read more

U.S. Army starts clinical testing trial for its OWN COVID-19 vaccine

The U.S. Army has launched clinical testing for its ‘next-generation’ COVID-19 vaccine that’s designed to protect against the pandemic virus, its variants and other coronaviruses.  In early tests, the shot appears to prompt high levels of antibodies that should block the older ‘wild-type’ coronavirus, three major variants and even SARS-CoV-1, the similar pathogen that triggered … Read more

Boris Johnson pays tribute to the army of church volunteers in vaccine rollout

Boris Johnson pays tribute to the army of church volunteers who have helped Britain’s remarkable vaccination effort in his Easter message Boris Johnson thanks ‘millions of Good Samaritans’ in Britain’s vaccination effort The PM expresses sympathy for Christians who can’t celebrate Easter as normal He noted that churches across the UK are opening their doors … Read more

Microsoft wins $21billion deal to supply Army combat troops with its augmented reality headsets

Microsoft wins $21billion deal to supply Army combat troops with its augmented reality headsets that could boost soldiers’ awareness of their surroundings and ability to spot danger Microsoft won a $21billion contract to supply US Army combat troops with its augmented reality headsets   The technology is based on Microsoft’s HoloLens headsets, which were originally intended … Read more

Green berets: Climate change ‘firmly a defence problem’ says army chief in new report

Green berets: Climate change ‘firmly a defence problem’ says army chief in new report that recommends the Armed Forces ‘take transformative action’ to become more eco-friendly Lt General Richard Nugee led the Climate Change and Sustainability Review He said that climate change was ‘changing the way our military fight’ The report, released today, suggests military … Read more

More than 100 aircraft grounded to make way for more drones as the Army to smallest size since 1714

More than 100 Royal Air Force planes and helicopters are to be scrapped as part of a defence revolution which will see most manned aircraft replaced by drones. The radical move to ground 114 fighter jets, intelligence and transport aircraft and helicopters last night raised questions over the UK’s ability to launch large-scale military operations. The … Read more

Ben Wallace and Tobias Ellwood in texting war over Army cutbacks

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and committee chairman Tobias Ellwood in texting war over Army cutbacks Mr Wallace used private text message to tear into defence committee chairman Mr Wallace appeared to accuse Mr Ellwood of a ‘Ladybird book’ approach earlier Rows are latest sign of Tory tensions over tomorrow’s defence command paper  By Brendan Carlin … Read more

Army to form new 1,000-strong elite unit that will support the SAS against Islamic State

British Army’s new power Rangers: Elite new 1,000-strong unit of some of the fittest soldiers will back-up the SAS and may perform some special forces missions Army to form elite unit which could be thrust into battle against Islamic State The group could also face Russian proxy groups in Africa as early as next year … Read more

Ice hockey rink installed by Russian army inside military plane ‘for Putin to play on’

Ice hockey rink is installed by Russian army inside world’s largest military plane ‘for publicity stunt involving Vladimir Putin’  Leaked video shows the ice hockey rink has been installed in military aircraft The giant An-124 aircraft has flown over Russia in a rehearsal for record-breaking 33,000 feet game in June Plane was converted into a … Read more