Tag: <span>defence</span>

Darwin port a ‘strategic defence’ facility: report

By Nadia Daly Posted December 04, 2015 18:18:12 Darwin’s port, which has been leased to a Chinese business, has been described as a “strategic defence port” in the annual report of the body that runs the facility. The remarks in the 2015 Darwin Port Corporation (DPC) annual report contradict comments made by Prime Minister Malcolm…


The Guardian view on the defence review: making ends meet in troubled times | Editorial

David Cameron chats with Royal Navy personnel on Monday. ‘British defence policy has lengthy been tailored to match into that of the United States and much more not too long ago there has been robust bilateral co-operation with France. Photograph: Reuters Defence is a moving target. The invariable aim is the security of the state…


Cameron to announce new strike brigades in strategic defence review

Two 5,000-robust strike brigades for speedy deployment missions will be a central feature of the strategic defence review. Photograph: Noah Smith/Commissioned for The Guardian David Cameron will announce two new five,000-strong strike brigades for fast deployment missions as a central feature of the government’s latest strategic defence assessment. He will also guarantee a £12bn increase…