News Round-up – August 28th 2016

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


British Army News

SAS snipers and elite anti-terror cops to protect crowds at Notting Hill Carnival amid ISIS attack fears
(Mirror)

Soldier shot dead during live-fire training exercise in Northumberland
(The Sun)

MP will raise Kinloss Barracks closure at Westminster
(Press & Journal)

Sturgeon branded anti-Armed Forces as Scot troops face tax bill FOUR TIMES that in England
(Sunday Express)


Royal Air Force News

RAF Typhoons hunt for Russian ‘bandits’ as Nato protects Baltic skies
(Telegraph)

Could commercial planes fly from Plymouth Airport to RAF base in London?
(Plymouth Herald)


Royal Navy & Marines News

Royal Navy Carrier Sold for Scrap
(Maritime Executive)

Royal Marine arrested over ‘links to dissident republicans terrorists’
(Telegraph)

RN Bomb squad called to Beachley
(Gloucestershire Live)


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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4 responses to “News Round-up – August 28th 2016

  1. Its good to hear that the RAF Baltic Air Policing mission out of Estonia has been a success. 40 intercepts of Russian aircraft including up to five Alpha intercepts is quite an achievement. Thanks for posting Tony.

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