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 …
Amongst today’s broadcast bulletins is the news that the Prime Minister is expected announce trade deals of around £750m when he visits Indonesia later.
There is more reporting on the military’s support to anti-terror planning today and the Prime Minister has said Britain must be prepared to fight terror groups worldwide.
A variety of defence-related news features across both the broadcast and print media, with reports on a second night of airstrikes by Turkey in Iraq dominating.
Broadcast news reports that Turkey has bombed ISIL targets in Syria, and how Barack Obama has told the BBC that Britain should stay in the EU. He also again praised David Cameron for his decision to commit to NATO defence spending targets.
Making news today, the Prime Minister has announced a £390 million deal to provide armoured vehicle support will create 250 new jobs in Wales.
Today I can announce that the naval test reactor in the Vulcan Naval Reactor Test Establishment (NRTE) at Caithness in Scotland shut down for the last time yesterday
Outlets this morning cover a variety of stories with the Pentagon’s news that a US airstrike in Syria has killed Muhsin al-Fadhli, a key figure in the Khorasan Group being the main item of interest to Defence.
Of defence interest on today’s newspaper front pages, The Times reports that Mr Cameron has outlined plans for housing estates and schools dominated by a single community to become more ethnically mixed to end segregation in Britain.
Today’s broadcast news is led by David Cameron, who will set out a five-year strategy to combat Islamic extremism in Birminghamtoday, saying it is the ‘struggle of our generation’.
Today's defence news is dominated by Prime Minister David Cameron's comments to US media, that he wants Britain to do more in the campaign to defeat ISIL.