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Defence in the media: Friday 10 August 2018

Today’s defence-related news includes coverage of a significant increase in British sales of defence equipment around the world.

British defence sales

The Daily Telegraph reports that British sales of defence equipment to foreign customers has increased by 53% in the last year. With sales of £9bn, the United Kingdom is one of the world’s top defence exporters. The data was released by the Defence & Security Organisation.

Image of the day

The Guardian features a photo of Brigadier Robin Lindsay with two Fijian warriors at the launch of the British Army’s programme at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, which begins today. InVALID Voices tells the story of Commonwealth soldiers serving with the British Army.