Ministry of Defence

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Ministry of Defence

A department of the British government responsible for national defense and management of the British Armed Forces. It advises the government on defense policy coordinates the actions of the Royal Navy, the British Army, and the Royal Air Force. It was created in 1964, but traces its origins to the interwar period.
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Poland's Ministry of National Defence has decided to significantly upgrade and extend the infrastructure at the Polish Air Force base of Powidz, 30 miles (50km) from Poznan.
The Swedish communication solutions provider Ericsson has won a EUR50m contract to deliver an artillery weapon locating system to the Greek ministry of national defence.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) announced that it has completed final shipments to the Romania Ministry of National Defence for $22 million of tactical radio communications equipment, including the company's Falcon(tm) II family of digital radios.
On January 29 the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) under the Ministry of National Defence released primary analysis of the cyber-incident news website tv3.
An earlier statement released by the Ministry of National Defence had indicated that joint military and internal security units had engaged Saturday in a search of weapons and ammunition that would be buried in different parts of the region of Ben Guerdane, governorate of Medenine.
TUNIS, Nov 5 (KUNA) -- Four soldiers were killed and 11 others injured in a terrorist attack on a military bus near Nebeur between El-Kef and Jendouba provinces, northwest Tunisia, Wednesday afternoon, the Ministry of National Defence announced.
Communications and information technology company Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) on Tuesday announced the receipt of a USD10m order to supply the Polish Ministry of National Defence with Falcon III AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radios and Falcon II AN/PRC-150(C) high-frequency manpack radios.
By RAWALPINDI, June 23, 2011 (Balochistan Times): A high level Chinese delegation headed by Major General Jia Xiaoning, deputy Chief of Foreign Affairs Office, Ministry of National Defence called on General Khalid Shameem Wynne, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) here at Chaklala.
The biennial IDEF fair is held under the auspices and support of the ministry of National Defence of Turkey and under the management and responsibilities of Turkish Armed Forces foundation.
The biennial fair is held under the auspices and support of the Ministry of National Defence and under the management and responsibility of Turkish Armed Forces Foundation.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) announced today that it has completed final shipments to the Romania Ministry of National Defence for $22 million of tactical radio communications equipment, including the company's Falcon(TM) II family of digital radios.
In the framework of the official visit to Thailand, Minister of Defence of Ukraine General of the Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak held talks with senior representative of the Ministry of National Defence of Turkey.

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