Today's defence related news includes reporting of the 2018 Royal Air Force Photographic Competition.
2018 Royal Air Force Photographic Competition:
More than 1,000 photos and 25 videos were entered across the competition’s 13 categories, with the best nine images whittled down by three industry professional judges, before going head-to-head online to win the ‘Peoples’ Choice’ category.
To commemorate RAF100, competition entrants were asked to look to the following when considering their imagery for each category: Commemorate the essential contribution of our people to the success of the RAF, Celebrate the achievements and capabilities of the RAF, Inspire our next generation and leave a legacy to ensure our future success.
Image of the day:
RAF photographer Cpl Tim Laurence captured a “Selfie” during a routine training sortie over the coast of Anglesey, Wales in an RAF Hawk T2, from IV Squadron based at RAF Valley.