The London attack has focused the final days of the general election campaign on security and policing.
Recent terror attacks have also meant defence policies have also faced more scrutiny in the campaign than perhaps originally expected.
So with less than two days until voting begins we have assessed what the main parties are pledging on defence:
In Northern Ireland, several of the main parties have now issued their general election manifestos, and for the province, the main issue is its future after Brexit.
Sinn Fein, the Alliance Party, the Democratic Unionist Party, SDLP, Ulster Unionist Party Manifesto and Northern Ireland Conservative & Unionist Party all have manifestos available online.