Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work is visiting the United Kingdom to meet with senior government and military UK leadership and attend the naming ceremony for the Royal Navy's lead ship of the Queen Elizabeth-class of aircraft carrier.
Pentagon Spokeswoman Lt. Cmdr. Courtney Hillson said Work met with the Chief of Defense Staff General Sir Nicholas Houghton and other senior UK government leaders to discuss defense strategies and capabilities collaboration, including U.S.-UK cooperation on nuclear issues, procurement of the Joint Strike Fighter, and carrier operations. Story
Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work is in London for a series of discussions with senior U.K. defense officials.
While in England, Work met with his U.K. counterpart, Jon Thompson, the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Defense. Story