Making the headlines in today's Defence news is continued reporting on the migrant situation in Cyprus and further coverage on plans for air strikes in Syria.
MOD News Team
Today's defence-related news includes reports on Syria, new aircraft procurement and a new benefit for families of serving personnel.
The Walk of Britain team received a warm welcome at Headley Court defence rehabilitation centre as part of their 1,000-mile walk to raise funds to help wounded veterans into employment.
Defence news in today’s papers includes Sir John Chilcot’s announcement yesterday that he is to publish the long-awaited report into the Iraq war next summer, and the Royal Navy has rescued more than 500 migrants.
In defence news, coverage focuses on tomorrow’s central London rally in support of Alexander Blackman
Thousands of troops and their families have bought their own home as a result of the successful home-buying scheme Forces Help to Buy, which was launched in April 2014.
Defence news this morning includes coverage of the deployment of HMS Richmond to the Mediterranean, Tony Blair’s comments on the Iraq war and a study that suggests veterans are at a higher risk of developing the rare motor neurone disease.
The cyber attack on TalkTalk and Hurricane Patricia dominate this morning’s broadcast headlines while in defence news, today’s newspapers continue to cover the migrant situation at RAF Akrotiri, along with spending and litigation stemming from the UK’s military campaigns overseas.
The Ministry of Defence has been given the Public Sector Equality award from PinkNews this week, in recognition of its support of LGBT employees and progress made around diversity.
The highest ranking Army Reservist has taken up one of Scotland’s oldest and most historic appointments, when he was installed officially as The Governor of Edinburgh Castle.