The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has tracked down the cousin of a RAF airman who was shot down in the Netherlands and whose final resting place was unknown for almost 75 years.
Of note in Defence news this morning, the Times story which reports that selection training for Britain's elite Special Forces will be “softened” under plans to protect recruits from extreme temperatures is picked up widely.
Broadcast headlines report that France is to conduct air, land and sea searches in and around the island of Reunion in the hope of finding more debris which could be linked to MH370.
There is further reporting on the extension of the RAF Tornado fleet in today’s Defence news.
Alan Guy MBE was sent to Korea two months after his 19th birthday. Today, he was one of 50 fifty British veterans who gathered at the Korean War Memorial in Whitehall, London to mark the day on which the armistice was …
Yesterday Prince Harry announced that the second Invictus Games for injured service personnel and veterans will be held in Florida, USA, in 2016.
The MOD has announced that Right Management Ltd has been awarded the Career Transition Partnership (CTP) contract, worth up to £100 million.
The weekend saw lots of coverage of the Afghanistan service of commemoration, which took place on Friday. There was also continued coverage of potential cuts to Defence spending and a variety of articles covered the situation in Vanuatu this morning.
Defence spending In a cross-party plea, two former defence Ministers have urged the Government to maintain defence spending and ensure that the UK continues to meet the NATO 2% target. This Government is committed to spending 2% of GDP on …