News Round-Up – September 11th 2017

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

General News

Humans will always control killer drones, says ministry of defence
(The Guardian)

UK’s plans for zombie attack revealed
(The Independent)

Surveys begin of radium contaminated Fife beach ahead of MoD clean-up
(The Courier)

British Army News

Neo-Nazi soldier arrests: Two men released by police
(BBC News)

Hurricane Irma: British troops arrive in devastated Caribbean as looters storm apartments

New military vehicle hailed as the answer to the British Army’s needs

Ex-British Army soldier, 75, has been quizzed 25 times and held for 84 hours by police probing shooting of an IRA suspect in 1974
(Daily Mail)

British Army officials confront homophobia in new Stonewall campaign

Yorkshire army regiment which fought from Waterloo to Afghanistan now fighting for memorial
(Huddersfield Examiner)

Royal Air Force News

RAF Puma helicopter in near miss with drone over Maulden
(BBC News)

Secret bunker: Volunteers dig deep to uncover Cold War history
(STV News)

Rangers gaffer Pedro Caixinha poses for pics with British troops as they descend on Ibrox
(The Scottish Sun)

Here’s what the RAF Chinooks were doing flying over Boston
(Lincolnshire Live)

At 96, Chile’s first female pilot recounts WWII perils with RAF
(Yahoo News)

Royal Navy & Marines News

Royal Navy’s second aircraft carrier officially named
(Newburgh Gazette)

Royal Navy’s aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales first seagoing captain named

Royal Navy arrives in British Virgin Islands bringing much-needed aid to the Hurricane Irma

British yards welcome new national shipbuilding strategy
(Maritime Journal)

This is what Royal Navy submarines could look like in the future
(Business Insider UK)

Disclaimer: All news stories are the property of their respective publishers. Any opinions expressed in the articles are of the person making them. An effort is made to vary news sources as much as possible to avoid political bias.