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Defence in the Media: 27 January 2018

Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier, visited the site of the new £10m Remote Radar Head facility, at Saxa Vord, Unst, Shetland, to inspect its progress. Crown Copyright.

Defence news today includes reporting about a new radar facility in Shetland, and further coverage of the Defence Secretary's Russia-focused interview in yesterday's Daily Telegraph. Saxa Vord radar station Newspapers today cover the visit of Chief of the Air Staff …

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: 16 January 2018

Pictured are two Russian Blackjack Tupolev Tu-160 long-range bombers followed by an RAF Typhoon aircraft scrambled from RAF Lossiemouth.

Today's defence-related news includes RAF Typhoon intercepting Russian aircraft over international airspace and an RAF strike update. RAF intercepts Russian bombers The Times, The Guardian, The Daily Mirror, The Sun, Mailonline and other outlets report that RAF Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) Typhoon aircraft scrambled from …