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Defence in the Media: 17 January 2018

mage shows two Lynx helicopters on their last flight flying over London at sunset.

Today's defence-related news includes coverage of an F-35 cockpit demonstrator event in London. F-35 Cockpit Demonstrator BBC Breakfast reported from the F-35 cockpit demonstrator in London, talking to Squadron Leader Andy Edgell and Lockheed Martin's CEO. The report included historic …

Defence in the Media: Monday 18 September 2017

Today’s defence related news includes reports that the Defence Secretary and his Qatari counterpart, Khalid bin Mohammed al Attiyah, signed a Statement of Intent concerning Qatar’s proposed purchase of 24 Typhoon aircraft, continued coverage on Operation Ruman in the Carbbean …

Defence in the media: Tuesday 12 September 2017

Picture shows Army Commandos delivering aid and providing support to British Virgin Islands communities.

Today’s defence-related news features continued reporting on the UK’s support to the Hurricane Irma relief effort and the publication of the EU External Security Papers, which includes details on the UK’s collaboration with the European Defence Agency.