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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China's Ministry of National Defense said in a press release that Japan has ignored the facts, made groundless charges and deliberately played up the China threat.
The Ministry of National Defense said the Araw unit has since restored some 20 public facilities and is now helping remove road blocks, maintain sewers and re-install toppled telephone poles.
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The Ministry of National Defense wants the delivery of 66 F-16V 'Viper' fighter jets to be completed in 2026, one year earlier than originally planned, reports said Wednesday (August 21).
The Ministry of National Defense called in the Chinese Embassy's military attache to lodge a protest and call for measures to prevent any recurrence.
The final between Ministry of National Defense, who edged out Naga during extra time on Saturday, and Police will be played at Olympic Stadium on October 6.
NNA - Italian Defense Minister Roberta Benoti arrived in Beirut this evening, accompanied by a ministerial delegation, on an official visit during which she will meet with her Lebanese counterpart, Minister Yacoub Sarraf, and hold talks at the Ministry of National Defense. Sarraf was at the airport to greet Benoti and her accompanying delegation, alongside Italian Ambassador to Beirut Massimo Maruti, Army Chief Representative Brig.
A from the Ministry of National Defense (MoD) dated 4 April says LCG will train the LIS personnel in the operation of Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIB), beginning from 1 May to 19 May 2018 at the Liberian Coast Guard Base.

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