The Defence Secretary said that there has been a 'persistent pattern of behaviour' where several recent hacks had been attributed to Russia.Read the full story ›
The Defence Secretary Michael Fallon repeatedly refused to confirm details of the test when he was summoned to the Commons.Read the full story ›
Britain will keep training the Ukrainian military for another year in the face of a "provocative" Russia, the Defence Secretary said.Read the full story ›
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has said Boris Johnson's comments about Saudi Arabia "playing proxy wars" were taken out of context.Read the full story ›
Britain will continue to block a European Union army as long as it remains in the bloc as it undermines NATO military alliance, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said.
But speaking at the Conservative party conference in Birmingham on Tuesday, he said: "Leaving the EU does not mean we are stepping back from our commitment to the security of our continent."
France and Germany hope that Britain's vote to leave the EU will leave the path open for common defence proposals.
Making a swipe at Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, known for his anti-nuclear arms stance, he said: "Waving a white flag, will not keep us safe.
"Labour would risk our defence for their dogma. That's why they can never be trusted with British security."
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon told ITV News Mosul would soon be 'encircled' to expel militants from the city.Read the full story ›
Michael Fallon is to stay on as Defence Secretary in Theresa May's new government, Downing Street has announced.
Britain is not turning its back on the world, the defence secretary has said after Britain voted to the leave the EU.
Michael Fallon told ITV News: "I'll be speaking to all our major allies this afternoon to reassure them that Britain is not turning its back on the world."
Britain leaving the EU would weaken security in the West, Defence Minister Michael Fallon has said.
Speaking at NATO, Mr Fallon said: "This is a dangerous moment. No country has ever left either NATO or the European Union and that would clearly weaken the security of Western Europe. Those are the twin pillars of our security."
He also dismissed reports of a possible EU army, saying Britain would veto such a proposal.
UK defence secretary says so-called Islamic State group will only be defeated by force.Read the full story ›