Category Archives: Military Oppos

RAF Lossiemouth Experiences Busiest Year Since 2015 Due To ‘Russian Threat’

Latest statistic released by the Ministry of Defence have revealed that Quick Reaction Alert missions flown by the RAF are at their highest since 2015. A £400 million expansion project is currently underway at the base. During a recent visit to the base in order to launch the project, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson referred to what he described as an

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African Soldier SUES Army For ‘Failing To Protect’ Him From British Weather

A former soldier is suing the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for around £150,000 after claiming that top bosses exposed him to the British winter weather without adequate protection from the elements. Michael Asiamah told the High Court that he suffered a “cold-related” condition during various exercises which were held during the winter months, because the Army had failed to equip

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Tornado Jet Travelling At 520 mph In Near-Miss With Drone

A recently released report by the MOD has revealed that a Tornado Fighter Jet came close to hitting a drone that was being flown by a farmer near to an airbase. The fast jet was travelling at around 520mph (451 knots) when it passed the drone at a distance of around 22m. The RAF Jet, which was flying around 8nm

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Army Receives Pioneering Bomb-Disposal Robots

The Ministry of Defence announced that the delivery comes from a total contract of £55 million for 56 robots. The Harris Corporation’s T7 unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) are equipped with high-definition cameras, lightning-fast datalinks, an adjustable manipulation arm, and tough all-terrain treads, allowing them to neutralise a wide range of explosive threats. The game-changing platform endured a variety of tests

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WWI Medal Found By Police Divers In Sheffield Reunited With Family

A WWI medal found by police divers in a Sheffield river has today been reunited with the family of the soldier it was awarded to. Members of the Yorkshire and Humber Regional Marine Unit discovered the medal on the bed of the River Loxley in Hillsborough whilst they were carrying out operational duties on 18 October. With a bit of

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‘Dragons Den’ Style Pitch Enables RM Snipers To Hone Their Skills

When you mention ‘Dragons Den’ then you are probably going to start thinking about new hair brushes or new flavours of cheesecake being pitched to multi-millionaires in the hope of getting some cash.  However, top brass in the RN recently invited highly-trained snipers to pitch their ideas for better kit – and their ideas were taken on board.  Just five

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PC Gone Mad? Soldiers To Be Referred To As ‘INFANTEERS’

Over the weekend, the Daily Mail reported that Senior Officers have now been told to refer to soldiers as ‘infanteers’ rather than ‘infantrymen’ despite the fact that no women have applied to join the unit.  It was reported that the instruction had been given in order to potentially avoid ‘offending women’.  The instructions which were seen by reporters working for

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Spanish Patrol Vessel Shadows HMS Talent As It Left Gibraltar On Mission

Spain has taken the unusual step of deciding to follow a Royal Navy submarine as it left Gibraltar before heading off on an undisclosed mission.  HMS Talent left its mooring last Friday afternoon (14th) and quietly headed out to sea only to find that she was being followed by a Spanish patrol vessel in a move that is largely unheard

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British Army Recruitment Declines After New £113m Website Is Delayed

According to reports from the National Audit Office, a new website designed to streamline the recruitment process has cost over THREE TIMES the initial estimate and is 52 months late!  By the end of this year, troop numbers were supposed to have reached just under 83,000 as part of a controversial contract with Capita worth nearly £500m over a 10-year

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WATCH: Can You Identify These Two Men Who Helped Themselves To A Poppy Appeal Charity Box?

Police are appealing to the public for help in identifying two men being sought in connection with the theft of a Poppy Appeal collection tin at a hotel near Heathrow airport. The two men entered the Renaissance Hotel on Nettleton Road, TW6 at approximately 23:30 hrs on Friday 9 November. The first man approached the reception desk and asked the

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