Defence in the media

Commemoration

Defence in the Media: 25 November 2017

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced Royal Navy frigate HMS Sutherland will deploy to the Asia Pacific region. Crown Copyright.

Defence news today includes reporting that Royal Navy frigate HMS Sutherland will deploy to the Asia Pacific region, and coverage of events to mark 100 years since the Battle of Cambrai. HMS Sutherland There is reporting in the Daily Express, The Sun and Plymouth …

Defence in the Media: 1 August 2017

Events were held in Belgium to mark the Centenary anniversary of the beginning of the Third Battle of Ypres – widely known as Passchendaele. Crown Copyright.

Defence news today includes further coverage of events to mark the Centenary of the 3rd Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele), and reporting on the dredging of Portsmouth Harbour ahead of the arrival HMS Queen Elizabeth. Passchendaele There is widespread coverage in …

Battle of the Somme: 100 years since the British and French armies fought side-by-side at Guillemont and Maricourt

The Battle of the Somme, fought between July and November 1916, was one of the defining events of the First World War. With more than one million casualties on all sides during the 141 days of the battle, virtually every …