Today’s defence related news includes coverage of new armed forces personnel statistics, and the implications of new rules on compensation claims from service personnel.
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Today’s defence related news includes coverage of the arrival of HMS Duncan in the Gulf to support the safe passage of British-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz. Image of the Day The arrival of HMS Duncan was reported yesterday …
Today’s defence related news includes coverage of the Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt's speech this morning where she outlined the MOD’s ambitious space programme.
Today’s coverage of defence issues in the news is dominated by the deployment of HMS Duncan to relieve HMS Montrose in the Gulf as she is due to leave the area for routine maintenance.
The Defence Secretary has given an interview on Reserves Day to the Portsmouth News, which is out today.
Defence news today focuses on the news that the RAF's F-35 stealth fighter jets have carried out their first operational sorties, joining the fight against Daesh in Iraq and Syria. Image of the Day There is widespread coverage of the …
Defence news today includes the appointment of the first female MOD Chief Scientific Advisor, as well as coverage of an RAF Typhoon quick reaction alert launch.
Yesterday the Armed Forces marked The Queen's official birthday with the Trooping the Colour parade. Image of the Day Trooping the Colour Trooping the Colour was featured prominently across all broadcast channels on Saturday, including a live two-and-a-half hour broadcast …
Images and reports from yesterday's D-Day75 commemorations in Normandy feature in every major outlet.
Ahead of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings tomorrow, national newspapers have covered a range of commemorative events. Image of the Day D-Day veterans cross the Channel The Daily Telegraph, The Times, Financial Times, The Guardian, The I, The …
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