Today’s defence-related news includes coverage of the final push against Daesh in Raqqa, and the F35 programme.
Defence news today features coverage of the launch of the Veterans’ Gateway, the conflict in Syria and the start of events to mark Armed Forces Day on Saturday. Veterans’ Gateway The Times, BBC Breakfast, Sky News and ITV’s Good Morning …
Today’s news items of interest for Defence include reports that coalition-backed Syrian militias have made significant gains against Daesh in the town of Manbij.
Today’s defence news includes RAF attacks on targets in Fallujah, SAS soldiers potentially facing court martial, and a response to the critique on defence procurement.
This morning’s broadcast headlines are all led by the news from overnight that world powers have agreed to a “cessation of hostilities” in Syria to begin in a week’s time.
Broadcasters lead their bulletins this morning with warnings from the Defence Secretary that a Paris-style terrorist attack could “easily” happen in UK cities such as London, Manchester or Glasgow as he steps up efforts to win MP’s backing for air …
Broadcasters this morning focus on a variety of stories, but all follow up on the Prime Minister’s statement on proposals to tackle ISIL in Syria yesterday and the subsequent political fallout.
Coverage this morning continues of the Russian jet shot down by Turkey near the Syrian border.
The Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR), due to be published later today, is covered prominently by all media outlets. It is widely reported that Prime Minister David Cameron will announce extra spending on equipment, including a range of aircraft, …
Of note for Defence today, broadcast outlets including the BBC are reporting this morning that the US and Russia’s foreign ministers have agreed to hold detailed talks over co-ordination and deconfliction of missions over Syria.