News Round-Up – November 24th 2016

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


British Army News

‘Object Of Interest’ Found In Army Killing Case
(Forces TV)

British army now has fewer soldiers than the number killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme
(The Sun)

Queen is in danger of losing the Guard at Buckingham Palace
(Mail Online)

Papers released of Dorset soldier’s ancestor who was tank commander at Battle of the Somme
(Dorset Echo)


Royal Air Force News

RAF kills TEN times the amount of ISIS fighters in Iraq than in Syria as MPs’ pledge to ‘obliterate terrorist targets’ falls flat
(The Sun)

RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague missing for two months
(ITV)

RAF Spy Base Gets New 9000ft Runway
(Forces TV)

Banking scandal fallout will help fund RAF museum renewal
(Borehamwood Times)

Britain builds maintenance hangar for A400M transports
(UPI)

Second World War bomber renovated thanks to experts at RAF Museum Cosford
(Shropshire Star)


Royal Navy & Marines News

British Warship Docks in Israel After Joint Exercises
(The Tower)

First U.K. Royal Navy AW101 Merlin MK4 Takes Flight
(PD&D)

Royal Navy sunken submarine found 100 years later
(Mercopress)


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 – November 24th 2016

  1. It’s great to hear that the Handley Page Hampden project at Cosford is progressing so well. The project is clearly a labour of love for the technicians and apprentices working on it. They have done a wonderful job on the Bristol Pegasus XVIII radial engine, pictures of the project can be seen at warbirdsnews.com and are well worth a look. Thanks Tony.

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