News Round-Up – February 24th 2016

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Here are some of the latest British military news stories making the headlines.

UK DIO completes runway resurfacing programme at RAF Gibraltar
(Airforce Technology)

PICTURES: Royal Navy’s RFA Fort Victoria teams up with Sea Kings while on deployment in the Gulf
(Plymouth Herald)

UK Navy’s third Astute submarine Artful conducts final contractor sea trials
(Naval Technology)

British Army instructors are told to stop swearing at new recruits
(BBC)

Scottish Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Flown To Specialist Hospital By RAF
(Buzzfeed)

 

 


WORLD NEWS

French ministry of defence website hacked by Anonymous
(SC Magazine UK)

Retired Royal Navy rear admiral hired to advise Canada on shipbuilding
(Ottawa Citizen)

Disclaimer: all news stories are the property of their respective publishers. Any opinions expressed in the articles are of the person making them.

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8 responses to “News Round-Up – February 24th 2016

  1. No swearing in the army?? What next? Apologising to recruits for getting them up early? This is the nanny state gone mad again. We are supposed to be preparing our young recruits for the very serious business of combat. If they are going to be upset by instructors swearing, perhaps a different career should be considered. Liberalism is eroding our society.

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  2. The scary thing is Tony, they would introduce that sort of nonsense if Mr. Corbyn had his way. We live in an increasingly dangerous world, and instead of taking appropriate measures to protect ourselves, we are tying our own hands by applying extreme liberal values to our military. If it wasn’t so worrying I would be laughing at the absurdity of it all.

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