News Round-up – October 21st 2016



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

British Army News

British Army accused of racism after official tweet shows soldier wearing ‘blackface’ camouflage in jungle
(The Independent)

UK army chief in North Waziristan heaps praise on Pakistan Army
(Samaa TV)

Under-18s in army ‘face greater injury, death and mental health risks’
(The Guardian)

Sinn Féin protests at British army recruitment at university
(Irish Times)

Royal Air Force News

RAF Typhoon jet destroys an ISIS truck-bomb 20km south of Mosul
(Daily Mail)

The battle for Mosul: RAF jets pound ISIS positions
(Daily Mail)

Royal Air Force to Conduct First-ever Joint Drills in Japan Amid Strengthening Security Ties
(Aviation Pros)

Missing RAF serviceman’s family: How can he vanish in digital age?
(Sky News)

British [Red Arrows] perform in Singapore
(Global Times)

RAF Lossiemouth to undergo major revamp
(Press & Journal)

Royal Navy & Marines News

British Royal Navy keeps a watchful eye on Russia’s Northern Fleet as it heads for the Channel
(Daily Mail)

AI will help Royal Navy warships detect combat threats
(IT Pro)

First woman in charge of a Royal Navy main training base speaks of pride of leading HMS Raleigh
(Plymouth Herald)

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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