Ministry of Defence

Australia working on 'bio-inspired' autonomous vehicles
The deal is expected to deliver “significant savings”. © Crown Copyright
MoD signs £525m contract to boost fire and rescue services
'Army and Capita took too long to address recruitment failures'
MoD surveillance contract safeguards 450 jobs
MoD announces £400m to support submarine programme
The spending plan resolved missing costs of a new fleet of frigates, but still ran £7bn over-budget © BAE Systems
Military spending plan 'remains unaffordable'
Construction workers on the Crossrail line in March. ©Credit: Crossrail Ltd
Inquiry launched into Whitehall major projects
In April, the MoD was criticised for announcing a German armoured personnel carrier, the Boxer, as its preferred choice to equip strike brigades without holding a competitive tender ©PA images
MoD increases competitive tenders
The Boxer is a light armoured personnel carrier ©DPA/PA Images
MoD hopes Boxer will boost Welsh supply chains
BAE Systems’ proposed design for the Type 31e frigate competition © BAE Systems
MoD frigate tender runs aground
The government has appointed MP Stuart Andrew as its new defence procurement minister. ©PA Images
New defence procurement minister appointed
UK minister for defence procurement, Guto Bebb, stepped down on Monday. © John Linton/BAE/PA Wire/PA Images
UK defence procurement minister quits