Today’s defence related news includes coverage of the Defence Secretary’s trip to Ukraine and ongoing coverage of drone activity over Gatwick airport.
Defence Secretary visits Ukraine
Gavin Williamson visited Ukraine this week, where he met with UK personnel aboard HMS Echo, whose planned deployment to the Black Sea was praised as a demonstration of the UK’s solidarity with Ukraine. In print The Daily Mail, The Telegraph, The Sun and The Independent all report on the visit
Drone activity over Gatwick
There is continued coverage of the drone activity that has been affecting Gatwick Airport, leaving tens of thousands of passengers stranded. Coverage continues in The Daily Mail, The Times, The Sun, FT Weekend, The Express, Telegraph, The Guardian, The Times and the Independent all report on the continued disruption. A number of the reports
An MOD spokesperson said:
We are deploying specialist equipment to Gatwick Airport to assist Sussex Police.