Reactive statements

Reactive statements and rebuttal from the Ministry of Defence

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 …

Defence in the Media: 27 June 2017

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first QE Class aircraft carrier, set sail from Rosyth yesterday to commence first stage sea trials off the north-east of Scotland.

Today’s defence related news continues to focus on HMS Queen Elizabeth’s departure for sea trials. HMS Queen Elizabeth sets sail from Scotland The news that the Royal Navy’s largest and most powerful ship, HMS Queen Elizabeth, has set sail from Rosyth …

Defence in the Media: 22 June 2017

An RAF F-35B flies over RAF Marham. The Defence Secretary announced that the Ministry of Defence has awarded a £135million contract to support the new fast jets at RAF Marham. Crown copyright.

Today’s defence related news includes the announcement that the Ministry of Defence has awarded a £135million contract to provide facilities to support the new fast jets at RAF Marham. F-35 Lightning Marking an important milestone in the UK’s F-35 Lightning …