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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.

Defence in the Media: Tuesday 11 July

The head of the British Army, General Sir Nick Carter and Mayor of Winchester City, Councillor David McLean holding the freedom scroll and silver bugle which were exchanged on the occasion of the RIFLES being granted the Freedom of the City. Crown copyright.

Today’s Defence related news includes coverage of the liberation of Mosul, inaccurate reporting of Operation Northmoor, the Saudi Arabia Judicial Review, and a report on the development of long-range enemy missiles. Liberation of Mosul: There is widespread coverage, including the …