News Round-Up – November 5th 2016


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

British Army News

Young soldier killed in firearms incident at RAF Tain named

British soldiers training Nigerian forces
(Defence Web)

Latvian ‘victim’ of an alleged propaganda brawl involving British troops
(Daily Mail)

Ex-British Army chief Lord Richards endorses DONALD TRUMP for the White House and claims he could make the world a ‘safer’ place
(Daily Mail)

Royal Air Force News

RAF Receives Cargo Trainer Enhanced For Airbus A400M Transport Plane
(Defense World)

RAF’s Raptor sensor systems attain 10,000 flight hours of imaging capabilities

Royal Navy & Marines

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon announces new Type 26 Global Combat ships will begin construction next year
(The Sun)

Optical Radar Impresses at Royal Navy’s Unmanned Warrior
(Sea Power)

Upgraded Merlin HC4/4A for Royal Marines makes maiden flight

D-Day veterans are reunited on board warship after 72 years
(Bournemouth Echo)

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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