Home / Tag Archives: Michael Fallon

Tag Archives: Michael Fallon

James Mattis to Attend NATO, Northern Group Meetings in Europe

Defense Secretary James Mattis began a five-day visit to Europe as part of efforts to maintain key U.S. military relations with European allies. The Defense Department said Friday Mattis will participate in a Northern Group forum on Monday and Tuesday in Helsinki, Finland, to meet with his counterparts from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, …

Read More »

James Mattis, Foreign Counterparts Discuss US Defense Partnerships with UK, Canada and NATO

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis has spoken with his counterparts from Canada and U.K. as well as NATO Secretary General Jens Soltenberg to discuss collaborative plans, partnerships and defense ties between the U.S. and its allies, DoD News reported Monday. DoD News reports Mattis and Canadian defense minister Harjit Sajjan talked about a shared commitment to maintain …

Read More »

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, British Counterpart Sign Cyber Agreement

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and his U.K. counterpart Michael Fallon have signed an agreement to support cooperation in the area of cyberspace, DoD News reported Thursday. Terri Moon Cronk writes Carter said at a press conference in London that the two countries will share information and perform joint research and development activities to build on offensive and …

Read More »

UK Defense Ministry to Allocate $57M on New Cybersecurity Center

U.K. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon has said his agency will spend approximately $57 million on a new cybersecurity center to be potentially located at the defense ministry’s Corsham office. The British defense ministry said Friday the Cyber Security Operations Center will employ cybersecurity professionals who will work to further protect the country’s networks …

Read More »

Ashton Carter: US, UK to Continue Counterterrorism Efforts Against Islamic State Group

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said the U.S. will continue to work with the U.K. in counterterrorism efforts against the Islamic State militant organization, DoD News reported Friday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Carter said at a joint conference with Michael Fallon, U.K. defense secretary, that the U.K. government has supported intelligence, reconnaissance …

Read More »