News Round-Up – January 19th 2017

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


General News

UK Whistleblower Behind Iraq WMD Expert Death Campaign Sues Defense Ministry
(Sputnik)

Joint Army and RAF training across Colchester, Woodbridge and RAF Honington
(East Anglian Daily Times)

Ministry of Defence sued after Army base blaze ‘scattered toxic asbestos like snow’
(Mirror)


British Army News

Army tests sending tanks through Channel Tunnel in case of Eastern Europe crisis
(Telegraph)

Taliban bomb maker suing British Army suffers legal blow in landmark Supreme Court ruling
(Telegraph)

Families seek justice for Scottish soldiers killed in IRA ‘honey trap’
(Guardian)


Royal Air Force News

RAF in ‘utterly shocking’ unauthorised Hercules plane landing in Ireland
(Sky News)

Police want to trace two people spotted on CCTV the morning RAF missing man Corrie McKeague vanished
(The Sun)

Harrow man guilty of stealing Second World War Dam Busters logbook from widow of RAF veteran
(Get West London)


Royal Navy & Marines News

UK orders Crowsnest helicopter radar systems
(IHS Janes)

A Year Late, UK Receives First Carrier-Support Ship
(Defense News)

Amec Foster Wheeler secures £35m nucelar contract
(Warrington Guardian)


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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2 responses to “News Round-Up – January 19th 2017

  1. I think it’s disgraceful that a leading bomb maker can even consider suing for having his ‘human rights, breached. He is not human and doesn’t deserve any ‘rights’. What about the rights of those he has cold bloodily killed.

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