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Adaptability and Partnership: Issues for the Strategic Defence Review is a government of the United Kingdom green paper released on 2 February 2010.
The Albion-class landing platform dock is a class of amphibious warfare ship in service with the Royal Navy.
Archibald Anderson Bethel (born February 1953) is a British businessman.
Bad Fallingbostel is the district town (Kreisstadt) of the Heidekreis district in the German state of Lower Saxony.
BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company.
The BAE Systems Nimrod MRA4 was a planned maritime patrol and attack aircraft intended to replace the Hawker Siddeley Nimrod MR2.
The Bay class is a ship class of four dock landing ships built for the British Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) during the 2000s.
The Boeing RC-135 is a family of large reconnaissance aircraft built by Boeing and modified by a number of companies, including General Dynamics, Lockheed, LTV, E-Systems, and L3 Technologies, and used by the United States Air Force and Royal Air Force to support theater and national level intelligence consumers with near real-time on-scene collection, analysis and dissemination capabilities.
The British Aerospace Harrier II was a second-generation vertical/short takeoff and landing (V/STOL) jet aircraft used previously by the Royal Air Force (RAF) and, between 2006 and 2010, the Royal Navy (RN).
The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.
The British Army maintains a total of four incremental companies to serve as permanent public duties units in London and Edinburgh.
British Army Training Support Unit Belize (BATSUB), the successor of the former British Forces Belize, is the name given to the current (2018) British Army Garrison in Belize.
British Forces Germany (BFG) is the generic name for the three services of the British military, made up of service personnel, UK Civil Servants and dependents (family members), based in Germany.
A carrier battle group (CVBG) consists of an aircraft carrier (designated CV) and its large number of escorts, together defining the group.
There are currently nine regular cavalry regiments of the British Army, of these, two serve as armoured regiments, three as armoured cavalry regiments, three as light cavalry and one as a mounted ceremonial regiment.
The Royal Institute of International Affairs, commonly known as Chatham House, is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation based in London whose mission is to analyse and promote the understanding of major international issues and current affairs.
Dame Cheryl Elise Kendall Gillan (born 21 April 1952 in Cardiff, Wales) is a British Conservative Party politician and the Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Chesham and Amersham in Buckinghamshire.
Churcher's College is an independent, fee-paying day school for girls and boys, founded in 1722.
Commander Field Army is a senior British Army officer who has responsibility for generating and preparing forces for current and contingency operations.
Commander United Kingdom Maritime Forces or COMUKMARFOR is a senior post in the Royal Navy.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
The Defence College of Aeronautical Engineering (DCAE) provides training for aircraft engineering officers and tradesmen across the three British armed forces.
The Defence Industrial Strategy (DIS) is a United Kingdom government policy which was published as a white paper on 15 December 2005.
A Defence Review is the process by which government of the United Kingdom decides upon its overall defence policy and upon the means and resources devoted to achieving its defence objectives.
The 2003 Defence White Paper, titled Delivering Security in a Changing World, set out the future structure of the British military, and was preceded by the 1998 Strategic Defence Review (SDR) and the 2002 SDR New Chapter, which responded to the immediate challenges to security in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks in 2001.
Fire Shadow is a loitering munition designed by MBDA for the British Army.
The Fleet Air Arm (FAA) is the branch of the British Royal Navy responsible for the operation of naval aircraft.
Front Line First: The Defence Cost Study was a UK programme of defence cuts announced on 14 July 1994 by then Defence Secretary Malcolm Rifkind.
Army 2020 Refine, formerly known as Future Army Structure (Next Steps) or FAS (Next Steps), is the name given to an ongoing restructuring of the British Army, and in particular its fighting brigades.
At the beginning of the 1990s the Royal Navy was a force designed for the Cold War.
The FV107 Scimitar is an armoured reconnaissance vehicle (sometimes classed as a light tank) used by the British Army.
The Hawker Siddeley Nimrod was a maritime patrol aircraft developed and operated by the United Kingdom.
The Ministry of Defence Police (MDP) in the United Kingdom can trace its origins back to 1686, and has gone through a number of evolutions over the centuries to achieve its present-day form.
HMAS Choules (L100) is a that served with the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) from 2006 to 2011, before being transferred to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
HMS Agincourt (also known as Astute Boat 7) is an nuclear-powered fleet submarine under construction for the Royal Navy and the seventh in her class.
HMS Albion is an amphibious transport dock of the Royal Navy, the first of the two-ship.
HMS Ark Royal was a light aircraft carrier and former flagship of the Royal Navy.
HMS Illustrious was a light aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy and the second of three ships constructed in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
HMS Prince of Wales is the second under construction for the Royal Navy, with plans for active service from 2020.
HMS Queen Elizabeth is the lead ship of the of aircraft carriers, the largest warships ever built for the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom and capable of carrying up to 60 aircraft.
The Invincible class was a class of light aircraft carrier operated by the Royal Navy.
Marshal of the Royal Air Force Graham Eric Stirrup, Baron Stirrup, (born 4 December 1949), informally known as Jock Stirrup, is a former senior Royal Air Force commander who was the Chief of the Defence Staff from 2006 until his retirement in late 2010.
The Joint Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Regiment was a specialist expeditionary unit of the British armed forces.
The Joint Combat Aircraft (JCA) is the official designation of the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence used for the F-35 Lightning II, formerly the Joint Strike Fighter, and the result of the Joint Strike Fighter program.
Joint Expeditionary Force (Maritime) (or JEF (M)) (formerly Response Force Task Group (RFTG)), is the Royal Navy's expeditionary task force maintained at high-readiness and available at short notice to respond to unexpected global events.
Joint Strike Wing, previously known as Joint Force Harrier (JFH), was the British military formation which controlled the STOVL BAE Harrier II aircraft of the Royal Air Force and Fleet Air Arm.
Kinloss Barracks is a military installation located near the village of Kinloss, on the Moray Firth in the north of Scotland.
Leuchars Station is a British Army installation located in Leuchars, Fife, on the east coast of Scotland, near to the university town of St Andrews.
Liam Fox (born 22 September 1961) is a British politician of the Conservative Party serving as Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade since 2016.
The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) fleet is made up of 49 commissioned warships.
This is a list of British Regular Army regiments as constituted in the aftermath of the defence white paper Delivering Security in a Changing World in 2004.
Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II procurement is the planned selection and purchase of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II, also known as the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) by various countries.
The Lockheed TriStar was an air-to-air tanker and transport aircraft in service with the Royal Air Force (RAF).
The Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) is the British Army's concept of an 8x8 wheeled vehicle.
Michael Kevin Moore (born 3 June 1965) is a British Liberal Democrat politician.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD or MOD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.
The Ministry of Defence Police (MDP) is a civilian special police force which is part of the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence.
Mountbatten Primary School was a primary school in Celle, Germany operated by the Service Children's Education for children of British military personnel based there.
The Naval Strike Wing (NSW) was a flying unit of the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy.
Options for Change was a restructuring of the British Armed Forces in 1990 after the end of the Cold War.
Overseas military bases of the United Kingdom enable the British Armed Forces to conduct expeditionary warfare.
The Panavia Tornado is a family of twin-engine, variable-sweep wing multirole combat aircraft, which was jointly developed and manufactured by Italy, the United Kingdom, and West Germany.
Prince Rupert School was a secondary school in Rinteln, Lower Saxony, Germany, and was operated by the Service Children's Education for children of military personnel and its employees of the former British sector of West Germany.
The Queen Elizabeth class is a class of two aircraft carriers of the United Kingdom's Royal Navy.
The Queen's Guard and Queen's Life Guard (called King's Guard and King's Life Guard when the reigning monarch is male) are the names given to contingents of infantry and cavalry soldiers charged with guarding the official royal residences in the United Kingdom.
The Queen's Royal Lancers (QRL) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army.
Royal Air Force Benson or RAF Benson is a Royal Air Force station near Benson in South Oxfordshire, England.
RAF Kinloss is a former Royal Air Force station located near the village of Kinloss, on the Moray Firth in the north of Scotland.
Royal Air Force Leuchars or RAF Leuchars was a Royal Air Force station located in Leuchars, Fife, on the east coast of Scotland.
Royal Air Force Lossiemouth or more commonly RAF Lossiemouth or Lossie is a military airfield located on the western edge of the town of Lossiemouth in Moray, north-east Scotland.
The Royal Air Force Regiment (RAF Regiment) is part of the Royal Air Force and functions as a specialist corps founded by Royal Warrant in 1942.
Royal Air Force Station Wittering or more simply RAF Wittering is a Royal Air Force station within the unitary authority area of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and the district of East Northamptonshire.
Royal Air Force Wyton or more simply RAF Wyton is a Royal Air Force station near St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, England.
The Raytheon Sentinel is an airborne battlefield and ground surveillance aircraft operated by the Royal Air Force.
RFA Bayleaf (A109) was a Leaf-class support tanker of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.
RFA Fort Austin is a British ''Fort Rosalie''-class dry stores ship of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.
RFA Fort George was a combined fleet stores ship and tanker of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, and one of two s. Fort George was ordered from Swan Hunter in late 1987. The ship was laid down in 1989, launched by the wife of the Commander-in-Chief Fleet Admiral Sir Jock Slater in 1991 and commissioned in 1993. Along with RFA ''Fort Victoria'', the ship was equipped with two Phalanx CIWS point defence guns during a refit at Tyne in 1999.
Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton, or RNAS Yeovilton, (HMS Heron) is an airfield of the Royal Navy and British Army, sited a few miles north of Yeovil, somerset, just off the Dorset border.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The Royal Armoured Corps (RAC) provides the armour capability of the British Army, with vehicles such as the Challenger 2 Tank and the Scimitar Reconnaissance Vehicle.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
The Royal Navy Submarine Service is the submarine element of the Royal Navy.
Admiral Sir John Forster "Sandy" Woodward (1 May 1932 – 4 August 2013) was a British admiral who commanded the British Naval Task Force in the South Atlantic during the Falklands War.
The Scottish, Welsh and Irish Division is a British Army Infantry command, training and administrative formation for Scottish, Welsh and Irish line infantry regiments.
St Athan (Sain Tathan) is a village and community in the Vale of Glamorgan in South Wales.
Standing Royal Navy deployments is a list of operations and commitments undertaken by the United Kingdom's Royal Navy on a worldwide basis.
Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Gary George Dalton, (born 23 April 1954)Who's Who 2010, A & C Black, 2010, is a retired Royal Air Force commander and current Lieutenant Governor of Jersey.
The Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) refers to 2 of the defence strategy policy reviews of the United Kingdom.
The National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015 (Cm 9161) was published by the British government on 23 November 2015 to outline the United Kingdom's defence strategy up to 2025.
The Strategic Defence Review (SDR) was a British policy document produced in July 1998 by the Labour Government that had gained power a year previously.
The structure of the British Army is broadly similar to that of the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force, in that the four-star (general-equivalent) field commands have been eliminated.
Trident, also known as the Trident nuclear programme or Trident nuclear deterrent, covers the development, procurement and operation of nuclear weapons in the United Kingdom and their means of delivery.
The Type 26 frigate or City-class frigate is a class of frigate being built for the United Kingdom's Royal Navy.
The Type 31e frigate, also known as the Type 31 frigate or General Purpose Frigate (GPFF), is a planned class of frigate for the United Kingdom's Royal Navy intended to enter service in the 2020s alongside the more capable Type 26 frigate.
The Type 42 or Sheffield class, was a class of fourteen light guided missile destroyers that served in the Royal Navy.
The Vanguard class is a class of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs) in service with the Royal Navy.
Woodford Aerodrome or Manchester Woodford Aerodrome is a former private airfield and aircraft factory located at Woodford, Greater Manchester.
On 2 September 2006, a Royal Air Force Hawker Siddeley Nimrod suffered an in-flight fire and subsequently crashed in Kandahar, Afghanistan, killing all fourteen crew members on board.
Events from the year 2011 in the United Kingdom.
254 (SGIS) Signal Squadron (formerly known as the Land Information and Communication Services Group (LICSG) is a British Army Reserve unit which recruits from across the country. Whilst it is administered by the Royal Signals Central Volunteer Headquarters (CVHQ) in Corsham, command, control and co-ordination is largely exercised by the effective use of IT, given that the unit membership is dispersed throughout the country and opportunities for collective training and development are relatively few in number. The headquarters and other elements of its parent unit 15th Signal Regiment (Information Support) are located in Blandford Camp. The remainder of the regular elements of the regiment are located in Corsham, Bicester and overseas.
The 4.5 inch Mark 8 is a British naval gun system which currently equips the Royal Navy's destroyers and frigates, and some British destroyers and frigates sold to other countries.
800 Naval Air Squadron was a Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm carrier-based squadron formed on 3 April 1933 by amalgamating No's 402 and 404 (Fleet Fighter) Flights.
The 9th/12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, formed in 1960 by the amalgamation of the 9th Queen's Royal Lancers and the 12th Royal Lancers.