Today's defence news features further coverage of the Modernising Defence Programme, an interview in the Daily Telegraph with the Defence Secretary and a report on the Veterans Gateway.
Today’s defence news includes the unveiling of the first ever memorial to African and Caribbean servicemen and women; and a £260 million job-sustaining MOD contract for an advanced identification system.
Defence news today includes Royal Navy frigate HMS Sutherland escorting two Russian warships near the UK coastline, and news that £22.7m of LIBOR funding has been awarded to support older veterans.
A variety of Defence stories feature in today’s media
Defence news today includes reporting on the new Ministry of Defence and Foreign Office joint international defence engagement strategy, the NATO Defence Ministers’ meeting in Brussels, and military mental health.
Of note for Defence news today is further coverage of an attempted abduction near RAF Marham and reporting that Royal Navy fleet support vessels could be built abroad. RAF Marham Articles in The Times and Daily Mail report that the two men who tried to abduct …
Today's Defence news is dominated by last night’s vote in the House of Commons in which MPs voted overwhelmingly to renew our continuous at sea deterrent. Trident The renewal of Trident is widely covered by broadcasters this morning following the result of last night's vote, …
The size and characteristics of the UK’s Armed Forces veteran population have been set out today in a landmark Ministry of Defence report. ‘Annual Population Survey: UK Armed Forces Veterans residing in Great Britain, 2014’ is the first Government statistical …
Of note for Defence news today is further reporting on the future of Libya, and coverage of a Royal British Legion campaign for veterans.
Today’s defence news review looks at veterans’ medical treatment, overweight troops, travel costs for staff and the long-anticipated opening of the Invictus Games in Florida.