Today’s defence related news includes coverage of the defence budget.
RUSI report on defence
BBC News, BBC Radio 4 Today and The Guardian report on a RUSI report on the defence budget.
An MOD spokesperson said:
The Defence Secretary launched the Modernising Defence Programme last month to strengthen our Armed Forces in the face of intensifying threats. In a rapidly changing world, our planning must be agile to enable us to counter emerging challenges. We have been clear that we will consult widely as work gets underway and we aim to share headline conclusions by the summer.
The Hartlepool Mail reports on the Secretary of State’s meeting with Richie Lee, the father of Katrice Lee, at the Ministry of Defence yesterday.
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