Today's defence-related media is led by a feature on the F-35 Lightning jet as the RAF begins its centenary year, and news of a Modernising Defence Programme.
RAF100: F-35 TO "BECOME THE SPEARHEAD" FOR CARRIERS
The Financial Times reports on the RAF in its 100th year. The piece focuses on the arrival of the F-35, leading with commentary on the retirement of the Tornado next year and delivery of the F-35 to UK to “become the spearhead” for the aircraft carriers.
MODERNISING DEFENCE PROGRAMME
Today's papers, including The Sun, Telegraph and The Times, report that a Modernising Defence Programme will take place separately to the National Security Capability Review.
The Defence Secretary will be providing further details in the near future.
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