News Round-Up – March 31st 2017

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


General News

MPs warn Britain’s military capability ‘at risk’ unless Ministry of Defence ‘gets a grip’
(Mirror)

Prosecute British who fight with the Israeli army, says Baroness Warsi
(Middle East Eye)

UK armed forces sign covenant with Sikhs
(Hindustan Times)


British Army News

Soldiers attack ‘unfair’ one per cent pay rise and warn they are facing ‘perfect storm’ of rising rents and tax hikes
(Telegraph)

‘We will find you and we will kill you’ Brit General in CHILLING warning to ISIS jihadis
(Daily Star)

Revamped National Army Museum to feature Napoleon’s horse
(Guardian)

British Legion distances itself from Army veterans’ legal campaign
(Belfast Telegraph)


Royal Air Force News

Chief of the Royal Air Force visits Pakistan Air Headquarters
(Pakistan Observer)

RAF Akrotiri runway resurfacing completed while maintaining operations against Islamic State
(IHS Janes 360)

RAF starts preparing for Black Sea air support mission
(BBC)

Chocks Away For The RAF Centenary
(Warbirds News)


Royal Navy & Marines

Michael Fallon does not rule out Marine cuts as MoD ‘faces budget hole’
(Guardian)

Royal Navy’s new aircraft carriers cannot stop Russia’s new hypersonic Zircon missiles
(The Independant)

Royal Navy helps seize £40 million of heroin in sea chase
(Plymouth Herald)

Brüel & Kjær to deliver HVME for British Royal Navy’s Type 26 GCS
(Naval Technology)

Marine A: the shambles that shamed us
(Spectator)


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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