Britain runs low on ammo as Ukraine bombards Kremlin forces

As she prepared to address the United Nations, Liz Truss last week committed the UK to spending at least £2.3bn next year on military aid to help Ukraine repel Kremlin forces. The promise came as Vladimir Putin sought to mobilise 300,000 reservists in hope sheer numbers can overcome the combination of Ukrainian determination and Western … Read more

Royal Navy explodes warship as it fires new missiles for first time in massive joint exercise with US

Royal Navy helicopters have fired new missiles for the first time as UK and US forces target a warship in the biggest such exercise for two decades. HMS Westminster, a Wildcat helicopter and three RAF Typhoon jets put on a formidable display of firepower alongside US allies, exploding a specially prepared ex-US Navy warship in … Read more

Russian soldiers ‘literally running’ for their lives as chain of command collapses

“It was the coolest thing I’ve ever seen in my life,” he said of his unit’s work coordinating Ukrainian ground forces via drone as they attacked Russian positions. “I saw small units of up to five of our guys on foot who were destroying huge numbers or Russian vehicles – three tanks at one time,” … Read more

Excalibur is no longer a myth as Pentagon confirms supplying Ukraine with ‘most accurate’ shell

America has sent Ukraine its “most accurate artillery shell”, a high-precision GPS-guided munition called Excalibur, Pentagon budget documents have revealed. Previously undisclosed documents, dated last month, show that the US defence department has had permission from Congress to spend $92 million “for procurement of replacement M982 Excalibur munitions transferred to Ukraine in support of the … Read more

How the West is racing to stop Ukraine’s guns falling silent

Ukraine has received 5,000 NLAWs from the UK, together with thousands of Javelins, Brimstones and other anti-tank weapons, 16,000 artillery rounds, hundreds of missiles and six Stormer vehicles fitted with Starstreak anti-aircraft missile launchers.  Overall, the value of British military support for Ukraine has totalled £2.3 billion to date.  In the past six weeks the Government … Read more

HMS Prince of Wales warship grinds to a halt over ‘failure to grease propeller shaft’

The Royal Navy’s new £3 billion aircraft carrier may have ground to a halt over a failure to grease the propeller shaft, naval sources have said. HMS Prince of Wales’s “landmark mission” to the United States is hanging in the balance and may have to be cancelled. Specialist Royal Navy divers have been inspecting the … Read more