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Defence in the Media Blog: Thursday 15 November 2018

Today’s defence related news includes coverage of Babcock’s submarine support contract and the Heropreneurs Awards.

Babcock 

The FT continues its coverage of the MoD’s contract with Babcock to support and refit the submarines that carry the UK’s Trident nuclear deterrent.

An MOD spokesperson said:

“We are committed to working closely with Babcock, to safely deliver submarine support work, including planned maintenance projects. As with other complex projects, it is normal practice to work closely with the company to support programme delivery.”

Heropreneurs Awards

The Telegraph covers Defence Minister Tobias Ellwood's comments at last night Heropreneurs Awards. The Minister called on businesses, charities and the general public to do more to support and empower former servicemen and women.

 

Final preparations are made before the Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery leave Wellington Barracks.
Final preparations are made before the Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery leave Wellington Barracks.