February 2014 - United Kingdom Special Weapons News
- Royal Marines launch final attack as part of exercise UK MOD 07 Apr 2014 -- As part of Joint Warrior, Royal Marines of 40 Commando were put through their paces on the damp fields of Edingham Castle in Scotland.
- HMS Montrose begins journey home UK MOD 26 Feb 2014 -- Naval ship HMS Montrose has set sail to come home after handing over duties to HMS Diamond in the mission to remove chemicals from Syria.
- British soldiers intercept drugs in Afghanistan UK MOD 25 Feb 2014 -- Soldiers from 3rd Battalion The Mercian Regiment have intercepted more than 200 kilos of hashish in Helmand province.
- Royal Navy ship assists in Caribbean drugs bust UK MOD 24 Feb 2014 -- Another multi-million-pound cocaine seizure for Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) naval support ship Wave Knight.
- New aircraft carrier to be named by the Queen UK MOD 22 Feb 2014 -- Her Majesty The Queen will officially name the Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth at a ceremony in Scotland this summer.
- Possible nuclear storage sites UK MOD 13 Feb 2014 -- Five nuclear facilities across the UK have been identified as potential sites to store waste from disused nuclear-powered submarines.
- Defence Secretary responds to Major Projects Report UK MOD 13 Feb 2014 -- The cost of 10 of MOD's 11 biggest equipment programmes fell by almost £50 million in the last year, according to an independent audit.
- UK RAF admits using US drones in Afghanistan without notifying Parliament Voice of Russia 10 Feb 2014 -- The British Ministry of Defence admitted that the UK has used American drones more than 250 times to carry out military operations in Afghanistan, while the parliament was given no reports of the cases.
- First flight trials of Taranis aircraft UK MOD 05 Feb 2014 -- MOD and BAE Systems have revealed that the Taranis unmanned combat air vehicle surpassed all expectations during its first flight trials.
- New surveillance system for Royal Navy aircraft carriers UK MOD 03 Feb 2014 -- Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers will get helicopter-borne early warning systems 18 months earlier than planned, saving £22 million.
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