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Defence in the Media: 1 August 2017

Events were held in Belgium to mark the Centenary anniversary of the beginning of the Third Battle of Ypres – widely known as Passchendaele. Crown Copyright.

Defence news today includes further coverage of events to mark the Centenary of the 3rd Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele), and reporting on the dredging of Portsmouth Harbour ahead of the arrival HMS Queen Elizabeth. Passchendaele There is widespread coverage in …

Defence in the Media: Monday 17 July 2017

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The Red Arrows at the Royal International Air Tattoo 2017, held at RAF Fairford between 14-16th July. Crown Copyright.

Today’s defence-related news includes a Times investigation on the F-35 programme and coverage of UK training of the Ukranian Armed forces. F-35 programme The Times’ investigation, also covered by The Sun, Sky News, Press Association and The Telegraph, reported on …

Defence in the Media: Tuesday 11 July

The head of the British Army, General Sir Nick Carter and Mayor of Winchester City, Councillor David McLean holding the freedom scroll and silver bugle which were exchanged on the occasion of the RIFLES being granted the Freedom of the City. Crown copyright.

Today’s Defence related news includes coverage of the liberation of Mosul, inaccurate reporting of Operation Northmoor, the Saudi Arabia Judicial Review, and a report on the development of long-range enemy missiles. Liberation of Mosul: There is widespread coverage, including the …

Defence in the Media: 22 June 2017

An RAF F-35B flies over RAF Marham. The Defence Secretary announced that the Ministry of Defence has awarded a £135million contract to support the new fast jets at RAF Marham. Crown copyright.

Today’s defence related news includes the announcement that the Ministry of Defence has awarded a £135million contract to provide facilities to support the new fast jets at RAF Marham. F-35 Lightning Marking an important milestone in the UK’s F-35 Lightning …