Babcock has confirmed that it was approached by outsourcing rival Serco earlier this year with a proposal for a mega-merger between the two companies, but the idea was rejected.
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The victims of an RAF Chinook helicopter crash have been remembered at services marking 25 years since the disaster.
Services are being held to mark the 25th anniversary of the RAF Chinook helicopter disaster.
The Church of Scotland has made a fresh call for the Ministry of Defence (MoD) not to destroy records relating to the worst RAF peacetime disaster.
Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt has been urged to invest in the Sutherland spaceport as part of a plan to boost Britain's military capabilities in space.
A Falklands veteran who says he was forced to leave the Royal Navy because of his sexuality has announced plans to sue the Ministry of Defence to have his medals returned to him.
A British soldier has died while on counter-poaching operations in Malawi, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced.
Theresa May has blocked a police investigation into whether Gavin Williamson breached the Official Secrets Act by leaking sensitive information.
RAF Lossiemouth remains at the forefront of the UK's defence, 80 years after it first opened as part of the country's war efforts.
A Second World War veteran returned to RAF Lossiemouth on her 94th birthday to share memories of a bygone age at the base.
The first fuselage of a fleet of submarine-hunting aircraft destined for RAF Lossiemouth has been completed.
Five of the UK’s Apache attack helicopters have been deployed to Estonia as a deterrent to a “very credible threat” from Russia.
The military’s reputation has been damaged by claims of illegal and “downright unacceptable” conduct including an alleged sexual assault, the head of the British Army said.
Jeremy Corbyn said he was “shocked” that paratroopers in Afghanistan used an image of his face for target practice.
A decision by soldiers to shoot at an image of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was a “serious error of judgment”, a senior military commander has said.
The behaviour of soldiers who used an image of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for target practice is “alarming and unacceptable”, a party spokesman has said.
The Army has confirmed it is investigating after a video was shared on social media showing soldiers shooting at an image of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
A former soldier who accused the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of breaching its duty of care over its failure to protect him from contracting Q fever in Afghanistan has lost his case.
Theresa May has pledged an additional £6million to compensate troops hit by "SNP tax hikes" in Scotland.
A missile testing range on the Western Isles has recorded one of its busiest years as Nato allies take advantage of the unique facility.
Defence chiefs are poised to hand control of Fort George to Historic Environment Scotland (HES) after the Army is withdrawn from the barracks.
A Tory MSP privately raised fears that military chiefs would break their promise to the Highlands by shutting down the historic Fort George barracks several years early.
The first personnel who will work on a new fleet of RAF planes that will be based in the north-east have arrived in the US to begin training.
Military budget cuts have been blamed for a dramatic fall in the use of a key weapons training range in the Highlands.
RAF Lossiemouth crews tasked with protecting the UK from Russian intruders have had their busiest year since 2015.
The Ministry of Defence has lost £150million in potential savings for the RAF Lossiemouth spy planes due to the drop of British pound caused by Brexit.
Jets from RAF Lossiemouth have been scrambled this morning following reports of an unidentified aircraft approaching UK airspace.
A council is asking the Ministry of Defence to help pay for a £400,000-plus clean-up of contaminated land at an old naval base on an Orcadian island.
A top gun pilot from RAF Lossiemouth has been awarded a bravery medal after destroying booby-trapped trucks and an arms cache during a gruelling Middle East mission.
Special markings now adorn the side of a fighter jet to celebrate the fact that Typhoons operated by the RAF have now passed the 500,000 flying hours mark.
Fighter jets from the north-east were scrambled yesterday to track a suspected Russian military aircraft.
The huge steel frame taking shape at RAF Lossiemouth reveals for the first time the scale of the operation underway.