Defence news today includes follow-up reporting to false claims that the Army has relaxed its drug policy for new recruits. Army drug policy Following yesterday's Mail on Sunday splash, with false claims that the Army has relaxed its policy on drugs for recruits, …
Of note for defence in today’s media, there is coverage of former Chief of the General Staff Lord Dannatt’s comments, calling for UK ground troops to combat ISIL on the battlefields of Iraq and Syria.
The safe removal of a WW2 bomb from Wembley by Army bomb disposal experts continues to make headlines today.
As we reported this morning and was followed closely by broadcasters today, a World War Two Bomb was discovered yesterday in Wembley.
Today we have announced that a new helicopter-borne surveillance system has been chosen to protect the Royal Navy’s future Queen Elizabeth Class carriers. Here, Minister of State for Defence Procurement Philip Dunne talks about this important advancement in technology.
A range of defence stories appear in the news this morning including news that a Daily Mail investigation has disrupted a British schoolgirl's plan to travel to Syria to join Islamic State
This morning 48 Little Ships, who took part in the original evacuation of allied troops from the beaches of Dunkirk during the Second World War, set sail for Dunkirk from Ramsgate to mark the 75th anniversary of Dunkirk.
No one story dominates the headlines this morning. There are reports that ISIL militants are in full control of the famous archaeological site in the ancient town of Palmyra in central Syria.
There has been continued coverage of the submariner who published criticism of Britain’s nuclear deterrent. The Royal Navy would like to reiterate that we take the operation of our submarines and the safety of our personnel extremely seriously.
There has been lots of media coverage of unannounced Russian aircraft being intercepted by RAF Typhoon fighter jets in recent weeks. Today, the flight of a Russian military Antonov aircraft over the UK this weekend has also attracted lots of media attention.
A range of defence stories appear in the news this morning, including reports a UK-based former senior officer in the Pakistan army is accused of selling the secret location of Osama bin Laden to the CIA.