Defence news today includes the appointment of the first female MOD Chief Scientific Advisor, as well as coverage of an RAF Typhoon quick reaction alert launch.
The Bastion war memorial will be unveiled today, as the Guardian leads with an interview with two senior Islamists and European support for action against Russia cools.
Sky News claims it has proof that Russian soldiers are fighting in Ukraine, despite Vladimir Putin’s denials, and RAF Typhoon jets intercept two unknown aircraft on a mission over the Baltic Sea.
Defence-related stories in today's newspapers include continued coverage of the military spending debate and suspected traffickers being seized as a result of the latest migrant rescue by HMS Bulwark.
As the Defence Secretary visits the Clyde to cut steel on the Royal Navy’s second Offshore Patrol Vessel, he writes about what these new ships mean for the Navy, Defence, Scotland and the United Kingdom.
The main story of interest today is HMS Bulwark’s involvement in international efforts to rescue a wave of more than 3,000 migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean.
On the 71st anniversary of D-Day, news of note for Defence is focused on the military spending debate ahead of the G7 summit in Germany, the wait of some veterans for their Legion D’Honneur medal, and the continuing inquest into …
The impact on Defence of the Chancellor’s spending announcement yesterday is carried in several outlets, while the Brecon Beacons inquest and tension in Ukraine feature again.
As part of the government’s commitment to reducing the deficit, the Chancellor announced today that Whitehall departments have found a further £3 billion savings in this financial year.
Items of Defence-related media coverage in this morning’s media include continued coverage of the Brecon Beacons inquest and articles discussing the West’s response to Russia actions in Ukraine.
In Defence-related news, Radio 4’s Today programme included an interview with Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former Secretary General of NATO, who said that the West should step up support for Ukraine.